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Happy New Year illustration


Happy New Year!

It’s time to sort through all of those New Year resolutions. Don’t worry, there’s plenty of time to forget them too.

Pen and Ink, Watercolor, and Graphite illustration.

Illustration Detail

Detail of an illustration for my self-initiated children’s book. 

Watercolor with Pen and Ink

Black Tooth Bart illustration 

A detail of a piece I’m working on for a self-initiated children’s story. 

Illustration Process

A couple of process images. I’m working on a series of drawings of musicians. This is Andrew Bird. I wanted to get a copy of this version. I have changed the eyes in the final version but this shows a bit of the process in the pencil drawing. Still trying to keep the line quality lively and loose with pen and brush work. This piece is 22″ x 30″ and I will throw a bit of color on at the end.

Martin O’Malley Illustration


Martin O’Malley Illustration
Pen and Ink with Watercolor

Martin O’Malley is the former Mayor of Baltimore and Governor of Maryland who recently was seeking the Democratic nomination for U.S. President in 2016. According to his website, martinomalley.com, he worked to pass marriage equality in Maryland, signed a bill banning discrimination against transgender Marylanders, raised Maryland’s minimum wage, and helped to revitalize Baltimore’s economy among other things. O’Malley has since dropped his run for U.S. President.

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