Surf Break

Posted Posted in DRAWINGS

Digital illustration. As I sat comfortably in my beach chair my grandkids and newfound friends were surfing in Puerto Rico. A young girl took a break and sat on her board staring at the ocean. I thought that looked interesting. I pulled out my iPhone and took a couple of pics. Later, as I sat […]

Texas Wildflowers

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Water soluble pencils. I thought I had already posted this but my sister said she couldn’t find it. After I searched I couldn’t find it either. So here it is.

Based on Casey

Posted Posted in DRAWINGS, Portraits

Digital illustration. The title is “Based on” because this was more of an experiment with a different brush tool than it was an actual portrait. I’ll do that occasionally. If the drawing ends up resembling the subject then that’s nice, too. In this case it’s teen contestant on American Idol, Casey Bishop.

Wanda

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Digital illustration. Wanda Almeda Jones (1919-1934), my Dad’s little sister. When their young mother died in Oklahoma the 10 children were split up. After a time at an orphanage in Dallas some were sent out to Fort Stockton, Texas to live with an older brother. Wanda died there when she was only 15 from typhoid […]

Felicia

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Digital illustration. Another actress from the past, Felicia Farr. Born in 1932, she’s still with us. I sketched out the colors and was going to blend them when I thought, no, I like it just like this.