Pencil Illustration | The Illusionist Magic has always piqued my interest and I still love truly great illusions. Based upon the short story by Steven Millhauser (Eisenheim the Illusionist), this 2006 movie adaptation sparked my imagination about this turn-of-the-century prestidigitator and world affected by his presence!
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Pencil Illustration | Eisenheim the illusionist My fascination with magic and the character of Eisenheim continues to this day … only with this illustration I wish to convey more of the brooding darkness held deep within the magician.
Pencil Illustration | Symphony In Blue This world below land is truly remarkable and beautiful to behold, teeming with life that can stagger the mind! This concept existed in sketch form for many years until my love for dolphins and manta rays created a pull my imagination could no longer ignore. Pencil work coupled with…
Colored Pencil Illustration | Dolphin study Dolphins have always fascinated me with their trusting smiles and ultra-sharp intelligence. This sketch was a study in preparation for the pencil illustration, Symphony In Blue.
Pencil Illustration | The World of Harry Potter Harry Potter took the world by storm and the wizarding world has never been the same. What else could a mere muggle (such as myself) do but illustrate my tribute to this classic series?
Colored Pencil Illustration | Fanfare Colored pencils on charcoal paper enable you to coax an image out of any color background, using a different thinking process to manipulate negative space into a positive … and it’s fun!
Pencil Illustration | Philip Marlowe Nothing surpasses Raymond Chandler’s hardboiled detective, Philip Marlowe. In Marlowe’s own words: “I’ve been stabbed, snubbed, generally snookered. I ache all over. My office qualifies for urban renewal. The cops envy my successes … they’re trying to take my license away. I’d say that’s an average day.” And no one…
Watercolor Illustration | FlyFlew Originally conceived for a children’s book project that never got off the ground, FlyFlew (what my mother used to say when a bird took off) was my first experimentation with watercolor, a medium I intend to explore in the future!
Pencil Illustration | Rainbow Bridge No one knows who wrote the original poem for the Rainbow Bridge, but every pet owner can take solace in the beauty of the words conveyed … for it speaks of the joy we’ll experience once we cross the Bridge … reunited with our best friends once more!