Sunday, November 21, 2010

When Being Chased By Lions, Let the Hummingbird Guide You

When Being Chased By Lions, Let the Hummingbird Guide You
Acrylic on canvas board, 9"x12"

Had a dream a while back, where I was being chased by lions in a forest. A black hummingbird, whose red skeleton I could see, guided me to safety. 
I've been working on this concept for a couple of weeks, mainly because there aren't too many hummingbird skeleton references out on the internet. Decided to break out the acrylics for this, and it felt nice to try out some new techniques. 

Also included a horrible photo of the gouache study I did and the sketchbook page exploring the idea: 

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Sketchy Saturday

Seven sketches for Sketchy Saturday (just play along, I hope to do this at least every Saturday)! Featuring pages from my most recent sketchbook. 

Monday, November 15, 2010


Spent an hour and a half waiting for the results of my license test today. Thank goodness for my handy, dandy notebook small sketchbook and the long line of people in front of me. 

Friday, November 12, 2010

Dreams in Gray

I have strayed too far from myself and my art. It's time to change that.