March 25, 2018

No Forecast

Filed under: CARTOONS,Science, Health, Weather — Colby @ 2:24 pm

Click on image to enlarge.

March 18, 2018

Folklorico

Filed under: DRAWINGS — Colby @ 9:26 am

A glimpse of  Mexican culture we see so often in Texas; beautiful dresses, exciting music and lots of fun.

Click on image to enlarge.

Water soluble pencil on watercolor paper, 11″ x 15″

March 12, 2018

Conspiracy

Filed under: CARTOONS,Political, Justice, Media — Colby @ 11:00 am

Click on image to enlarge.

March 4, 2018

Howard

Filed under: DRAWINGS,Portraits — Colby @ 7:59 am

I had been neglecting my art. Made myself stop for a minute to doodle on my iPad. I chose this pose of Bryce Dallas Howard, Opie’s daughter. I don’t really think the sketch does her justice but I was in desperate need of artistic exercise.

Click on image to enlarge.

Digital illustration

February 25, 2018

The Reverend Rests

Filed under: DRAWINGS,Portraits,Religious — Colby @ 9:03 am

The Reverend Billy Graham relaxes on his sister’s porch in Argyle, Texas, 1981. Inspired by a file photo from The Dallas Morning News.

Click on image to enlarge.

Digital illustration

February 18, 2018

Lent

Filed under: CARTOONS,Religious — Colby @ 9:47 am

Click on image to enlarge.

February 11, 2018

Rainbow Guy

Filed under: DRAWINGS — Colby @ 11:16 pm

This is what happens when you let your grandson play on your iPad Pro. I think it’s pretty cool so I decided to share.

Click on image to enlarge.

Digital illustration

February 4, 2018

Grand Memories – Toy Box

Filed under: DRAWINGS — Colby @ 1:57 pm

A few years ago I was commissioned to do illustrations for a book titled, Creating Grand Memories – A Toolbox for Today’s Grandparents by Becky Yates and Charlotte Barnhart. I don’t think it’s available anymore. My line drawings were placed at the beginning of each chapter. I decided to, when possible, use photos from my own family as sources. I won’t post all seven drawings at once. I’ll span them out over a few weeks.

This first one, the toy box, was actually taken from a time when my grandson and I were “licking the bowl.” You can see an original drawing of that at Licking the Bowl with GrandDad. I haven’t lost that much hair yet but I’m working on it. The girl in this image is just a random kid for composition and diversity.

Click on image to enlarge. Copyrighted

This drawing was also used for the cover of the book so I did a color version.

Click on image to enlarge. Copyrighted

Digital illustrations

January 28, 2018

Home Improvement

Filed under: CARTOONS,History — Colby @ 2:36 pm

Click on image to enlarge.

January 21, 2018

But What Am I

Filed under: CARTOONS,Political, Justice, Media — Colby @ 5:18 pm

Click on image to enlarge.