Friday, September 29, 2006

Illustration Friday - Quite

This one was created a while back using only oils on illustration board. About 20" square. Originally for a software company ad, but has a versatile appeal across all genres. I thought it was approopriate for the Illustration Friday quiet theme because this scene is so super quiet but the next scene is the opposite of quiet! By the way, I never have gone duck hunting and never plan to either. I don't even own a gun or let my 4 and 5 year old children play with toy guns.

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Friday, September 15, 2006

Illustration Friday - Change

I have done several "change" illustrations. The ones that come to mind first is the several evolution type illustrations done over the last 2-3 years. I like doing these and I'm becoming known for them. They have never before been seen together like this on 1 page. Kinda cool. They are all created in Photoshop and Painter. Click each to see a 10" wide version.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Making Stock Pay

Look for me in the new Computer Arts Magazine issue 126 with the tiger on the front. I contributed to an article on Making Stock Pay starting on page 33. They put two of my peices in the spread above. Can you guess which ones? Plus on the next page is a rare photo of me never published before. Feel free to give me feedback on the article.

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Friday, September 08, 2006

Illustration Friday - Farm

Cover for Tabletalk magazine on being happy at your job. Depicts happy family gathering wheat and grape harvest. I used the family of one of my best clients as reference and pretty much made up the rest of the scene out of my head. Oil and digital. 17.5 in. x 25.8 in.

Saturday, September 02, 2006

Illustration Friday - Safe

Oil painting done for a magazine article for In Touch magazine back in 1996 or so about the unknown caring and protection of God. I love the surreal feel and the colors. It's about 20" wide created in thin oils on Strathmore Illustration Board. Comments are welcomed.