Marsha

Posted Posted in DRAWINGS, Portraits

Digital illustration. American actress, Marsha Hunt, celebrated her 104th birthday last October (1917)! Experimenting with a different drawing tool in Adobe Fresco, I drew this from a photo of her with John Wayne. The tool has a soft appearance that I made even softer by drawing in gray and overlapping the strokes to get black.

Emma

Posted Posted in DRAWINGS, Portraits

Digital illustration A friend posted a photo of her daughter laughing because she had a bird sitting on her head. She had such a great smile that I decided to do a sketch. Yes, I took the bird out.

Francis Triptych

Posted Posted in DRAWINGS, Portraits

Digital illustrations. Somehow I never got around to posting this triple drawing I did last summer. In May I vacationed in Puerto Rico with family. One of their friends is a local named Francis. He was the perfect host, took us to a lot of fantastic places and advised us on many others, what to […]

Texas Toasts

Posted Posted in CARTOONS, DRAWINGS, History, Religious

Following the All Saints Day tradition of Dia de los Muertos, I offer a toast to all my ancestors, recognizing my Texas roots. I started with the usual nations of the six flags: Spain, France, Mexico, the Republic of Texas, the Confederate States of America and the United States of America. Then I added the […]

WOLFSKINDER

Posted Posted in DRAWINGS, History

Digital illustrationWolfskinder, German meaning Wolf Children.At the end of WWII, the Red Army invaded and occupied east Germany. The allies left them to their fate. The German population of East Prussia was eradicated leaving many orphaned and homeless children fleeing to live in the forests. They tried to survive by stealing food from farms. Some […]