The Art of Colby Jones

February 23, 2015

Bad Tattoo

Filed under: CARTOONS — Tags: , , , , , — Colby @ 12:38 am

Bad Tattoo

February 16, 2015

And Life Goes On Without Her

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , , , — Colby @ 12:26 am

When you lose someone very dear to you it’s strange to see how the world continues¬†turning, people keep on doing whatever they’re doing and life goes on. This is for my wife who I miss every day. And for anyone else who has lost a special person. It’s the fourth song I’ve written for her and each one is a personal struggle. It’s my way of coping.

And then, in addition to¬†the emotional hurdles, the microphone on my computer quit working so I resorted to singing into my iPad. It’s not the best audio but it is what it is.

Click on the title just above the photo.

I wrote the tune and the lyrics. A musician friend of mine, Brandy Herbert, arranged the background (

February 8, 2015

1st Class

1st Class

February 2, 2015

Girl with Open Mouth

Filed under: DRAWINGS,Portraits — Tags: , , , , , , , , — Colby @ 12:54 am

I started off with the idea to mix color pencils and water color pencils but I mistakenly used a regular color pencil where I wanted the water color. From then on the drawing kept forcing me to change what I had in mind. I also added a few strokes of acrylic paint where I thought I needed them.

Girl - Open Mouth

Water color pencil/wash, color pencil, acrylic paint, 8″ X 10″

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