Thursday, January 27, 2011


For my Electronic Illustration class (which is turning out to be a very interesting class - in a good way) we have to choose an artist/illustrator that inspires us and I chose the amazing Dave Wilkins (check out his artwork here: I also shot him an email and he is going to let me send him some questions for him to answer! It's really cool of him to let me do that, especially since he is such an accomplished artist!

As for my own work, my sketchbook has been submitted, so that should go on tour soon. I've got a lot going on in my art classes - paintings, photos, graphic art...I'm gonna be busy! Hopefully I'll have some time to do some work of my own, since the ideas for digital and oil paintings have been bubbling in my brain.

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

The Hobgoblin!

I may be an artist, but I'm also a total comic nerd. Not too big of a surprise. Then again, I'm just a nerd in general, but I digress.
The other day I had an awesome idea for a digital painting involving The Hobgoblin, one of Spider-Man's villains. He's always been one of my favorite Spidey villains and I don't really know why. Maybe because he's clever, but not insane. He's a level-headed Goblin, which is pretty rare to find. I didn't act on the digital painting right when I thought of it though, cuz I had some other things to do. Then I went to my local Borders to get something and found the latest issue of The Amazing Spider-Man, featuring the return of the Hobgoblin! Well, a new one at least.
Immediately becoming more inspired, I started on the digital painting yesterday and just finished it. It's on my website, but I'll post it here at well.

Pretty menacing, eh? I like how it turned out. It's the classic Hobgoblin. Anyway, have a great day everyone! I gotta go back to working on my Sketchbook, took too much of a break to finish this!

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Happy New Year!

Goodbye 2010, welcome 2011!
Hope everyone was safe and had fun celebrating. I make resolutions every year, but don't usually end up fulfilling them. This year I'm totally going to actually do it, I swear.
Here's my list:

1. Ramp up practicing art, especially when it comes to my digital paintings
2. Get some work into at least 1 other exhibition
3. Start contacting places about internships

Which of course, means more art on my website (I haven't posted any because most of my art time is being put into The Sketchbook Project I mentioned in my previous post - deadline is coming up!), which will be cool.

Enjoy your 2011!