Category Archives: Still Life

#27 Desktop Tableaux

I looked down on my desk and saw an arm grabbing a hippo.  I realized that when you keep picking up toys and other things and putting them on your desk, you get some funky images.  (drawn 6/7)

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#4 Still Life (Eggs and Bread)

Now that I’m really exploring the gray scale possibilities of the Wacom tablet (this is black set at about 37% opacity), I’m really enjoying the detailing that I can put into pictures. And I used the whole canvas too!

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#258 Still Life with Phone

I was looking for something quick and easy  to draw, and I liked the looked of this phone thing.  Of course, then I spend ages trying to get the shadows right.  Typical.

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#37 The Final Pear

Given the limitations of my PhotoShop brushes (I was really looking for more of a “splatter” effect), I decided that the final pear would be pointillism (which I know is an effect that you can apply to a picture, but … Continue reading

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#36 Yet Another Pear

Yes, another pear.  I wanted to see if I could do a sketch in 5 minutes and be pleased with it. So I used the air brush tool and pretended like I was doing graffiti.  I had a bit of … Continue reading

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#35 Another Pear

Last night I drew a pear.  I had been playing around with textures, but then decided to just paint and color it like I normally do.  But tonight I chose to work with a different style for the same item.  … Continue reading

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#34 A Pear

After yesterday’s bowl, I was inspired to revisit another favorite subject of mine: fruit.  I rather like pears (both eating and drawing them).  And fruit really comes to life with dramatic lighting. I initially started doing something different with the … Continue reading

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