April 4, 2014
MEN DRAWING WOMAN. 
I wish I had put little sweat beads all over all the men’s faces. 5” x 7”, pencil and ink and acrylic ink washes on bristol. Hanging in the new show at Gallery Twenty-Two in Charlotte, classily entitled “Just Another Naked Monday”. If you’re around Charlotte this weekend, come to the opening Saturday night! I have 10 pieces in the show, at least 5 of which I’m VERY proud of. If you guess which one I’m least proud of, I’ll let you buy me a beer. 

MEN DRAWING WOMAN. 

I wish I had put little sweat beads all over all the men’s faces. 5” x 7”, pencil and ink and acrylic ink washes on bristol. Hanging in the new show at Gallery Twenty-Two in Charlotte, classily entitled “Just Another Naked Monday”. If you’re around Charlotte this weekend, come to the opening Saturday night! I have 10 pieces in the show, at least 5 of which I’m VERY proud of. If you guess which one I’m least proud of, I’ll let you buy me a beer. 

March 31, 2014
SPINOSAURUS!
The big one, the egg-layer, brood hen of blood, towering predator of the Cretaceous. I’ve been drawing dinosaurs for months for a project I’m way behind on, but which will be… pretty great once finished. Look for it later this year, around a hundred or more drawings like this, but surrounded by plants and colors and very nice ink and swank paper and two covers and your hands.

SPINOSAURUS!

The big one, the egg-layer, brood hen of blood, towering predator of the Cretaceous. I’ve been drawing dinosaurs for months for a project I’m way behind on, but which will be… pretty great once finished. Look for it later this year, around a hundred or more drawings like this, but surrounded by plants and colors and very nice ink and swank paper and two covers and your hands.

March 28, 2014
MORE FIGURE DRAWERS. 5” x 7”, blue and red pencil, india ink, and acrylic ink on bristol.
Sketched at figure drawing, inked and colored at home, with some extra figure drawers from my sketchbook added in for good measure. For an upcoming figure drawing gallery show.

MORE FIGURE DRAWERS. 5” x 7”, blue and red pencil, india ink, and acrylic ink on bristol.

Sketched at figure drawing, inked and colored at home, with some extra figure drawers from my sketchbook added in for good measure. For an upcoming figure drawing gallery show.

March 19, 2014
THE MAN WHO GREW HIS BEARD. 
Gallery Twenty-Two, the local Charlotte bar/gallery where I go to figure drawing sessions every Monday—often the only time I spend away from my drawing table all week—is having a group show based around the figure drawing sessions next month. I’ve been working on a big involved dinosaur thing for the last several months, some hints of which you can see on my Instagram where I’ve been posting progress pictures, and so I don’t have much time to develop finished works for the gallery show. Instead I’ve been doing rough drawings in the gallery, then bringing them home and inking them as warmups before my regular work. 
It’s been one of my favorite drawing experiences of the last year or so. While life drawing can often be about catching nuances of light and tone and dimension, cartooning is often about removing details. Combining those two has been really instructive, not to mention pleasant.

THE MAN WHO GREW HIS BEARD. 

Gallery Twenty-Two, the local Charlotte bar/gallery where I go to figure drawing sessions every Monday—often the only time I spend away from my drawing table all week—is having a group show based around the figure drawing sessions next month. I’ve been working on a big involved dinosaur thing for the last several months, some hints of which you can see on my Instagram where I’ve been posting progress pictures, and so I don’t have much time to develop finished works for the gallery show. Instead I’ve been doing rough drawings in the gallery, then bringing them home and inking them as warmups before my regular work. 

It’s been one of my favorite drawing experiences of the last year or so. While life drawing can often be about catching nuances of light and tone and dimension, cartooning is often about removing details. Combining those two has been really instructive, not to mention pleasant.

November 26, 2013
FREDERICK DOUGLASS. Next time you’re complaining about something, think about Frederick Douglass, who escaped slavery, educated himself, and rose to become the preeminent voice of abolition at a time when slavery was still at the center of the economy of half the nation—and eventually lived to see it ended. After the Civil War he campaigned not only for the rights of the newly freed slaves, but for women, Native Americans, immigrants, you name it: “I would unite with anybody to do right and with nobody to do wrong.”
For the upcoming portraits show FACE VALUE at Telegraph Gallery, opening on December 6th. 5” x 7”, ink on bristol. Available for sale at the gallery opening, then online as well if no one snaps it up (fools!).

FREDERICK DOUGLASS. Next time you’re complaining about something, think about Frederick Douglass, who escaped slavery, educated himself, and rose to become the preeminent voice of abolition at a time when slavery was still at the center of the economy of half the nation—and eventually lived to see it ended. After the Civil War he campaigned not only for the rights of the newly freed slaves, but for women, Native Americans, immigrants, you name it: “I would unite with anybody to do right and with nobody to do wrong.”

For the upcoming portraits show FACE VALUE at Telegraph Gallery, opening on December 6th. 5” x 7”, ink on bristol. Available for sale at the gallery opening, then online as well if no one snaps it up (fools!).

November 21, 2013
SCOURGE OF THE CHEROKEE
For the upcoming portraits show FACE VALUE at Telegraph Gallery, opening on December 6th. 5” x 7”, ink and watercolor on bristol. Available for sale at the gallery opening, then online as well if no one snaps it up (fools!).

SCOURGE OF THE CHEROKEE

For the upcoming portraits show FACE VALUE at Telegraph Gallery, opening on December 6th. 5” x 7”, ink and watercolor on bristol. Available for sale at the gallery opening, then online as well if no one snaps it up (fools!).

October 22, 2013
THE THIRD MAN. An “Hour Drawing,” drawn in between 1-3 hours or so (this one took WAY too long). You can buy your own (not this one, it’s taken) here, and see the 200+ set of them so far here. Subject suggestion for this one was “The Third Man.” I usually would never spend so long—maybe upwards of 6-7 hours? on one of these, but the buyer had been patiently waiting for a million years, AND The Third Man is one of my favorite movies of all time, so it was hard not to be enthusiastic. 

THE THIRD MAN. An “Hour Drawing,” drawn in between 1-3 hours or so (this one took WAY too long). You can buy your own (not this one, it’s taken) here, and see the 200+ set of them so far here. Subject suggestion for this one was “The Third Man.” I usually would never spend so long—maybe upwards of 6-7 hours? on one of these, but the buyer had been patiently waiting for a million years, AND The Third Man is one of my favorite movies of all time, so it was hard not to be enthusiastic. 

June 24, 2013
APOLLO 11. One of the twenty-five dollar sketches I do; you can buy one here if they’re not sold out, and see all the ones to date here. Subject suggestion for this one was “Apollo 11.”

APOLLO 11. One of the twenty-five dollar sketches I do; you can buy one here if they’re not sold out, and see all the ones to date here. Subject suggestion for this one was “Apollo 11.”

April 12, 2013
THE HUNTERS (inks). The naked inks before I colored it digitally and it became a 5-color limited-edition silkscreen, part of Telegraph Gallery’s inaugural show “MONSTROUS.” I believe there are still some available, right here! 

THE HUNTERS (inks). The naked inks before I colored it digitally and it became a 5-color limited-edition silkscreen, part of Telegraph Gallery’s inaugural show “MONSTROUS.” I believe there are still some available, right here

December 15, 2012
TIGER BEAT, CUB REPORTER. One of the one-hour drawings I’ve been doing, available for purchasing by you right here. All the ones thus far are here. Subject suggestion: none. I’ve been into drawing animals lately, what can I say?

TIGER BEAT, CUB REPORTER. One of the one-hour drawings I’ve been doing, available for purchasing by you right here. All the ones thus far are here. Subject suggestion: none. I’ve been into drawing animals lately, what can I say?

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