King of the Currumpaw

Art, Nature, Literature, Philosophy, and Wolves

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New Work

Here is one of the illustrations from a 4 part series for Cricket (copyright). Part two is in the March issue. I had a lot of fun with this one…

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Continued Work in Progress

Work in Progress

Here is a series of images captured throughout the progress of creating this part of a work in progress. It did not come out exactly how I imagined it. Does it ever?


Digital Experiments

Protected: Personal Work

New Digital Illustration Process

Click image for a video of my process for this illustration:

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Moby Dick/Essex Illustrations

Here are the print versions of two out of four illustrations that I did for Cobblestone Magazine for a story about the relationship between Melville’s writing of Moby Dick and the real incident of the sinking of the whaling ship, the Essex. The first is the opening spread.

Latest Commissioned Work

The last in a series of four, the Bluegill school painting was commissioned by Badger Printing as promotion for the 2017 Spring fishing opener. Room was left on the top and bottom for text and logos.

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Life Drawing – Gunnar Sund

Occasionally, I draw with my students in Life Drawing/Figure Drawing class. On this day, I did a portrait of one of my students and advisees, Gunnar. I did not have the range of pastel colors that I prefer but used what my students had available to them so it only seems fair.


2017 Gunnar Sund

Animated Gif of Painting Process

The GIF represented here is flashing 70 layers of digital painting in fractions of seconds. Not sure how well it represents my labor, but it is fun to watch.