I finished my second “commission” for a person Simbi today. I think it turned out pretty well. I noticed a request the other day about someone needing a picture of their dog drawn for their small business. I was looking for something to draw so I asked them exactly what they were looking for. They…

Practicing My Portrait Skills – My Happy Son

I did my first digital painting of a face the other day. I want to eventually do a really nice portrait painting of my son and get it printed and framed, but I’m going to need some practice first. This was my first attempt and it didn’t turn out bad at all. It only took…

Ferret Painting

Another painting for someone on Simbi. I’m really liking the way Simbi is allowing me to do paintings for other people. It’s allowing me to take on the challenge of doing something I might not think of. Great for getting out of my element and trying to solve problems that I might now encounter while…

The Struggle – Comic

Trying to think of something to draw this afternoon and I was comingĀ up blank. I’m sure you’ve all been there, whether from drawing, writing, painting, etc. Sometimes, you just sit there and stare at the page until you’ve run out of time. This also happened to me a few nights ago and I literally just…

Drawing A Pirate

I was messing around with my digital graphic pen last night and this is what I came up with. This time I tried to do some shading and blending a little bit to get a feel for the pressure sensitivity of the pen. First the rough sketch. I used a blue color this time so…

Drawing A Genie – Time Lapse

I did a little sketch this afternoon of a genie. My intention was to do a quick drawing to test out my video recorder with Photoshop. Two hours later I was finishing up. So, it took a little longer than I thought. The video recorder seems to work good and I should be using it…