Colin Powell, 1937-2021
To commemorate the life of a friend, Harold Partain, June 20, 1947 – October 3, 2021. I did this sketch a few years back for his birthday.
Digital illustration. Recently my mind wandered off to Gary Cooper. So I looked him up on the internet. I came across several photos of him with actress Fay Wray in the 1928 movie, The First Kiss. Here’s a sketch of one. Done on the Apple iPad using Adobe Fresco.
Digital illustration. Experimenting on the Apple iPad with a watercolor tool in Adobe Fresco.
Digital illustration As promised, another version of the Michelle J drawing.
Digital illustration. Argentine-American actress and model Camila Morrone.
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.
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 […]
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.