Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Inktober 20

I did this last week but was not sure I liked it enough to use, but I added a bit and it is ok. "Flower Child", 6 x 7 1/2, Micron pen, white gel pen and India ink on tan toned paper. Picture 54.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Inktober 19

Another small one, I may get 20 of the 31 done. "Silver Flame Face", 4 1/2 x 5 1/2, Micron pen, white gel pen on Grey toned paper. Picture 53.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Creative Grandson

I am not supposed to call him my grandson, but he is my son's son so he IS my grandson. And he is a lot like his dad and me...apparently his mother bought him a Halloween costume but he decided to make his own. Here is what he came up with. :)

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Inktober 18

A larger but still not to time consuming addition to the Inktober pictures. I used a combination of mediums and techniques on it. "Nephilim", 9 x 12, Micron pen, Ink wash, ProWhite and white gel pen on grey toned paper. Picture 52.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Inktober 17

Inspired by the art in the notes for Alan Parson's Project Tales of Mystery and Imagination. "Horror Wrap", 3 x 5, Micron pen and India ink on Bristol. picture 51.

Inktober 16

"Plague Doctor", 3 x 5, Micron pen on Bristol. Inktober 16. Picture 50.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Inktober 15

I used to love doing in wash pictures, this is a combination of ink wash and Micron pen, "Thinker", 3 1/2 x 6 on Bristol. Picture 49.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Inktober 14

Way behind, doubt I will do all of them, but here is a quick concept. "Super Boy", 3 1/2 x 6, Micron and Copic markers on Bristol. Picture 48.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Kitty Belly

Our cat Jaeger was laying in my chair in a cute pose so I had to get a picture. He is such a sweet cat and loves his belly rubbed.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Inktober 13

Small but at least I find it interesting and it is strictly from my imagination, no reference of any kind. "Harpy", 5 x 6, Micron pen and white gel pen on grey toned paper. Picture 47.

Inktober 12

Feeling less and less like I am happy with these, but trying to push myself to do something. This will get a better name and color eventually, but for now "Inktober 12", roughly 5 x 12, Micron pen and India ink on Canson board. Picture 46.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Inktober 11

Getting behind again. Not sure I appreciate or are happy with the ones I have just done, but here is number 11 "Inktober Mountain", 8 1/2 x 5 1/2, India ink and ProWhite on Grey toned paper. Picture 45.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Inktober 10, Gryffon Again

I was commissioned at Pennsic to do a rampant Gryffon to be used on banners and such. It will be colored when finished but they wanted a line drawing first. This is the second version and I think way better than the first one I did. I am using it as an Inktober picture because, well it is a drawing in ink. "Rampant Gryffon", 9 x 12, Micron pen on Bristol. Picture 44.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Inktober 9

India ink is giving me some ideas and letting me play with larger black areas more quickly than markers. I may revisit this idea someday as I like the concept and while I am ok with this picture, I think I could do better with the idea. Inktober 9, "Black Stag", 8 x 11, India ink and white gel pen on matt board. Original and prints available. Picture 43.

Alien Inktober 8

Always loved Gigger's Alien and found a great reference to work from so I did this quick version as my 8th Inktober pic. "Xenomorph", about 9 1/2 x 6 1/2, India ink, wash and white gel pen on Canson board. Original and prints available. picture 42.

Monday, October 9, 2017

Inktober 7

Quick Japanese ink painting for Inktober 7, "Neko", 3 1/4 x 7, India Ink and ink wash on Canson board. Original and prints available. picture 41.

Inktober 6, Way Behind

Well I am now 4 days behind on Inktober, maybe I will catch up maybe not. Here is Inktober 6, "Demon Seed", 9 x 12, Micron pens and white Gel Pen on Tan paper. Original and prints available. picture 40.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Inktober 5

I am happy with this one even though it is simple. Done for Inktober, almost caught up. "Raven in Circle", 4 4/5 x 5 1/2, Micron Pen, White Gel pen and Ink wash on Canson board. Original and prints available. Picture 39.

Inktober 4

Part of a commission I got at Pennsic. I will be doing a second one like this because this is just not as good as I feel I can do it. The finished picture will be colored.  Rampant Gryphon. 9 x 12, Micron pen on Bristol. Picture 38.

The last of the Undines this is a Double rose based on a page from the Mira calligraphiae monumenta. This is about 3 1/2 x 5, Acrylic on velum (skin not paper.) Picture 37.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Inktober 3

Finally done with Undines and now trying to do Inktober for real. This will be colored but for now the ink only part, inspired by Japanese prints. "Bat with Maple Leaves", 3 1/4 x 8, Micron pen on Canson board. Finished color version, Micron pen, watercolor colored pencil and a tiny bit of Acrylic, below inked version. Picture 36.


Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Japanese Bunny Undine/ Inktober 2

This is another small Undine scroll (soon to have calligraphy) and it is my second Inktober picture.
"Japanese bunny Undine", 3 1/4 x 7 1/2, Micron pen, Acrylic wash on velum (skin not paper). Inspired by various period Japanese prints. Picture 35

Monday, October 2, 2017

Undine (part 3) Inktober 1

OK, this will have color very soon but as I want to do Inktober and this is all inked I thought I would kill two birds etc. This is a Mermaid (Undine) inspired by one from the Hours of Yolande of Finland, 1555-56. Micorn pens on velum (skin not paper), 5 x 7. ( Finished color version with Acrylic and ProWhite). Picture 34