Based on Casey

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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.


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G-Kid#2 took up the trumpet and is doing exceptional well at it. For his birthday I surprised him with the made up drawing. Done with Adobe Sketch on my iPad. Click on image to enlarge. Digital illustration

Larry in a Yellow Hat

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This is the choir director at Central Lutheran Church in Dallas. His talent constantly amazes me. He has taken a guy like me, who doesn’t know anything about music, to a guy who is now well aware how much he doesn’t know about music. This drawing was based on a photo taken during the dedication […]

Jazz Angels

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I actually thought I had posted this last Spring after the Lovers Lane Jazz Band performed at Central Lutheran Church but I couldn’t find it. Since they backed up our little choir for our Advent concert at the Dallas Museum of Biblical Arts it seemed appropriate to post it now. The concert was also a good […]

Drummer Girl

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While looking through my “things to draw” folder I came across the photo I took of an intriguing looking drummer at one of those Renaissance-type festivals I visited last Spring. Even though I think I could have done much better using color pencils I was determined to use acrylics since it had been too long […]

Pirate Choir

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Choir directors are constantly advising how to purposefully mispronounce words so they sound better when sung. This is especially important to us folks from Texas since our words often take on lives of their own. One such direction concerns words ending in an ‘R’. They’d much rather hear an “uh” sound than an “er.” I […]