A red sun with blue and black clouds appear over a field of flowers underneath.
I wanted to keep the feeling of this sort of chaotic, like nature often is. I used colored pencils to lay down color, ink to sketch out the clouds, trees, and some flowers, and watercolor to deepen the colors and add more vibrancy.
This photograph was taken in July at Fred Howard Park. I enjoy visiting this park especially because there is such a wide variety of scenery in the small space it inhabits. There’s a beach if you want to swim in the Gulf of Mexico, various types of trees and plant life, and many interesting creatures running around, especially fox squirrels. Continue reading “The Raven’s Nest Photograph”
Inspired by William Blake’s poem, “The Lilly,” which goes
“The modest Rose puts forth a thorn:
The humble sheep, a threatening horn:
While the Lilly white, shall in Love delight,
Nor a thorn nor a threat stain her beauty bright.”
Named after the Greek word “calla,” meaning beauty, this flower Continue reading “Calla Lily Watercolor”
A simple drawing of male & female faces in profile ready to kiss.
Inspired by the drawings of Cocteau.
A semi abstract watercolor painting of a pink sunset over the ocean.
“How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is quite clearly ocean.” – Arthur C. Clarke
Taken on a beach in Florida in 2014.
(Prints are available for purchase on Fine Art America.)
This was my first real attempt at drawing the male figure.
(You can check it out on Fine Art America along with my other drawings by clicking here.)
I know that I have not posted on here since St. Paddy’s Day. No, I was not off on a drunken adventure. I was moving instead. So there’s my short update :p I already have a few ideas in mind for new drawings, and now that I’m settled in I will post more regularly. Hopefully.