Man Back Bound

Creating art with a message can be a really fun and creative way to express your thoughts, beliefs and bring awareness to people about subjects you are passionate about. Art can be more than just putting pencil or paint to paper or canvas. I recently released a video sharing myContinue Reading

I completed a nice little Step-by-Step Leopard Eye tutorial to help out one of my students. They were struggling with the eye and thought it would be good to share my process on how I completed the realistic appearance of not only the eye, but the fur as well. YouContinue Reading

This is a little apple study I completed where I take you step by step on how to complete not only the apple, but also the apple itself. This is a great tutorial for the beginner and those looking to advance their colored pencil skills without using OMS. While youContinue Reading

Well as promised I have been working to update a lot of stuff and today I started working a bit on the website….and I even blogged 🙂 . I have updated the gallery as it was in sad disrepair. I believe most of my new stuff is now up andContinue Reading

In a recent post I gave my Top 6 Reason for Paper Swatching. Now we couldn’t put that out without a follow up on how to paper swatch now could we? So here I explain how I like to paper swatch. If you would like to learn my Top 6Continue Reading

Probably one of the most overlooked process for an artist is paper swatching. We take time to swatch our supplies, yet we rarely swatch the supplies on the papers/supports we commonly use. If you have been around art for any reasonable time you have probably noticed that not all suppliesContinue Reading

Ever wonder what those numbers and letters mean when you get a set of graphite pencils? Well, find your answer here, in this video. Keep in mind that not all pencils are created equal and with the lack of industry standard for the grades, each manufacturer’s grades may not beContinue Reading

In this video I got over the importance of a value scale and a tutorial on how to make one. It is important to understand the value scale as this is what creates depth in artwork as well as perspective. This not only applies to mediums such as graphite orContinue Reading

Ever wonder what my studio looks like and how I keep it organized. Here is a behind the scenes video sharing my whole studio. It’s small space with tons of stuff jam packed in there.Continue Reading