I really enjoyed the colour palette for my last piece Ritual, so I decided to try my hand on a follow up piece, this time titled Madonna. I'm fairly pleased with how she's come out, and had quite a lot of fun with the composition of the image and rendering the decorative elements. I feel … Continue reading Madonna
Did a revamp of my deep sea shark Inktober from 2015 in Risograph I'm really happy with how the Risograph added colour and style to this old piece! I'm loving Risograph as a medium at the moment as I feel it gives my work a lot of texture and depth and also forces me to … Continue reading Deep Sea Sharks
I will potentially make these into wooden pins at a later date
"She sees arise The second time. From the sea, the earth, Completely green. The cascades fall, The eagle soars, From lofty mounts Pursues its prey."
While on a ferry to Ireland a couple of months ago I was inspired by the waves and landscape to digitally paint this image, featuring this quote by Alfred Lord TennysonBelow the thunders of the upper deep,Far, far beneath in the abysmal sea,His ancient, dreamless, uninvaded sleepThe Kraken sleepeth: faintest sunlights fleeAbout his shadowy sides; … Continue reading Octopus
I have managed to go watch Crimson Peak 3 times now in the cinema, there was no point during any of the performances where I felt bored or agitated or wanted it to hurry up and finish. It is definitely my favourite film so far this year, the visuals are stunning and the story captivating. … Continue reading Crimson Peak
I've been thinking a lot about the ocean. I've always loved aquatic life, I've always loved drawing it. I keep thinking about jellyfish, so I decided to draw one after seeing so many lovely paintings of jellyfish everywhere...I drew this in photoshop, actually from the top of my head, I downloaded some lovely photoshop brushes … Continue reading Jellyfish
I decided I needed to practice my photoshop face painting technique and found this video 'How to Paint Skin Realistically' by Istebrak which is pretty awesome. I wanted to try using darker skin and created this image, applying the rules in the video to black skin instead of Caucasian.I'm fairly happy with the result and … Continue reading Face Painting Practice