The Willow Tree Painting

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A pink willow tree towers over a turtle, snake, bird, rabbit, and various flowers with the night sky overhead.

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(Prints are available for purchase on Fine Art America.)

I first sketched it out with pencil, outlined with pen, and used several layers of colored pencil and watercolor paint. This was inspired by a scene on the river in the great horror film, “Night of the Hunter.”

Walking the Dog Drawing

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I got the idea to do this drawing after seeing the artwork & listening to the soundtrack of one of my favorite films, “Mon Oncle (My Uncle)” by Jacques Tati.

If you haven’t seen it, here’s a link to a funny clip: Kitchen Scene

Anyways, I used a black colored pencil to outline the figures & blue & pink watercolor for color.

It’s available for purchase digital download on my Etsy shop & in print on Fine Art America.

I hope that you don’t think this drawing is too Pawful ^^ (I just couldn’t resist making a bad pun.)

Witch Hat Drawing – Happy Halloween 2016!

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Witches are one of the most popular symbols of Halloween. They conjure up images of flying broomsticks & boiling cauldrons (pun intended).

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(This drawing is available for digital download on Etsy. Check it out here!
Physical prints are also available for purchase on Fine Art America!)

I first sketched out the shape of the hat & spider with pencil, and darkened the lines with marker.

I then scanned the photo and edited it in GIMP (a photo editing program). I filled in the sections with various colors, put in some dots, and used a filter that made the texture appear more like cloth.

I hope you like the end result!

Have a spooktacular Halloween everyone!

Scared Black Cat Drawing – Fur Standing – Minimal Halloween

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“Beware of the night, child. All cats are black in the dark.” -Jean Genet

I wanted to make a drawing that was simple yet spooky. I thought that the striking shape of a cat with it’s fur standing was a good choice for that. I sketched out the shape, darkened the outline with marker, and filled in the black with editing software. Here’s the result:

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(This drawing is available for purchase as a digital download on Etsy.

Physical prints are also available for purchase on Fine Art America.)

Black cats are one of the most popular symbols of Halloween. They have long been believed to have physic powers. This belief was so powerful in Ancient Egypt that the cats were often mummified and buried with their owners.

I hope you enjoy my scaredy cat drawing!

Simple Dachshund Drawing

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(Physical prints of this drawing are available on Fine Art America.
Digital downloads of this drawing are available on Etsy. )

Dachshunds, aka wiener dogs or hot dog dogs, are known for their intelligence & stubbornness. They can also be aggressive to strangers, but given their funny shape and small size, it’s hard for them to seem too intimidating! Like many other small breeds, they were originally developed to hunt animals like badgers & rabbits.

Here’s my drawing of a one. I wanted to keep it simple because their shape is just so ridiculous and noticeable. 🙂