Our Chihuahua Mousey will spend the Year of the Dog overseeing his neighborhood as a feudal lord.
The paper crane (orizuru) is a classic Japanese origami design. This illustration began as a February 2017 pen and ink drawing of my hand-folded paper crane. The drawing was scanned at 1200 dpi and digitally colored in Photoshop.
See the paper crane drawing on Instagram.
A new take on last year’s coffee cat poster art.
Visit my Redbubble artist shop to purchase this design as a women’s chiffon top, coffee mug or other gift item.
This year, I participated in the Inktober ink drawing challenge.
Inktober was created by Jake Parker in 2009 as a challenge to improve his inking skills and develop positive drawing habits. Participation in Inktober is simple: Draw something in ink, post it online, and repeat the process each day during October. Over the years, Inktober has grown from one artist’s personal challenge into a worldwide annual event that is enjoyed by thousands of artists! Continue reading “Inktober 2017”
Who can resist a juicy bit of gossip?
(drawn for Inktober 2017 – day 23 – “juicy”)
From my daily drawings…
Porcupine – pen and ink. Drawn with a TWSBI Mini fountain pen (extra fine nib) using Platinum Carbon Ink. Shaded with a Kuretake no. 8 fountain brush pen filled with Noodler’s Lexington Gray ink (diluted 4 parts water to 1 part ink). Digital scan adjusted and masked in Photoshop. Converted to vector art and resized in Illustrator.
Our hidden cloud storage crisis.
(drawn for Inktober 2017 – day 19 – “cloud”)