A while back I decided to challenge myself with a type of project I’d never done before. A custom made Nightmare Before Christmas wreath that was reversible (Halloween on one side and Christmas on the other) with light up components. After some research, I decided to do it primarily with papier-mâché, made without flour. (I…Continue reading What’s This?
Memorial pet portrait
Sometimes I get a request for a pet portrait where I’m not able to get the best reference photo. Often it’s for a beloved pet who has since passed, though sometimes it’s for a surprise gift where a good photo can’t be gotten without the owner finding out. Recently, I was asked to do a…Continue reading Memorial pet portrait
Finding the Perfect Colored Pencil
When I first ventured into adding color to my artwork, I reached for colored pencils. I didn’t think about my artwork lasting a lifetime or even that people might be interested in buying it, so I reached for Crayola Colored Pencils. All that mattered was that I was having fun, right? I didn’t know anything…Continue reading Finding the Perfect Colored Pencil