Saturday, February 21, 2009

Cast Your Fate to the Wind

In my blog from a couple days ago I shared a piece that is
being used for a book cover. I'm working on the painting
now, and thought I'd show you how that's developing. The
original drawing from my notebook is shown above.

I transfer the drawing onto a prepared board using carbon
paper. A red pen helps me see where I've already drawn.

Once the drawing is on the board, I go over the line with
a fine liner brush and oil paint.

I start to build up the values with a burnt umber under


  1. Your blog is really interesting and your illustrations amazing. Looking forward to seeing more from you. Keep up the good work.