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Karate Space Pilgrim

Karate Space Pilgrim

Posted on Oct 23, 2015 in Blog, Lunchbox, Lunchbox

Some of you might remember me working on this one last year after the lunchbox drawings.  Then, as always, other things got in the way and I had to put Mr Karate Space Pilgrim on a back-burner.  Luckily I got motivated to finish off all the little one-off paintings hanging over my head before I jump back in on another larger project.  It feels good to...

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One Year of Lunchbox Drawings

One Year of Lunchbox Drawings

Posted on Aug 20, 2015 in Blog, Lunchbox, Lunchbox, Special Projects

Last year my wife and I drew a picture for our daughter’s lunchbox every day (mine are the ones on the right.)  Just speaking for myself, it turned into quite an undertaking.  I would wake up an hour early every morning and use it as an opportunity to work on my craft.  Near the end it started to get a little difficult coming up with ideas, though we...

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Lunchbox Painting February 2015

Lunchbox Painting February 2015

Posted on Feb 11, 2015 in Blog, Lunchbox

Finally got back to working on some painting after a bout of the flu and lots and lots of my day job.  The Aristocratic Owl had to come first as it is destined for my daughter.  This one posed some issues as I went a little too saturated in the background and had to push that back considerably to make the form pop better.  A little Photoshop adjustments...

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Lunchbox Paintings December 2014

Lunchbox Paintings December 2014

Posted on Jan 7, 2015 in Blog, Lunchbox

I decided it would be a nice idea to do a few small paintings of some of the lunchbox drawings for my family for Christmas presents.  I sat them down and we sorted through the pack, picking out some of their favorites and then I chose from those which ones I wanted most to work on.  We ended up with the Aristocratic Owl for my 5 year old, the Karate Space...

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Lunchbox Drawings – December 2014 Part 1

Lunchbox Drawings – December 2014 Part 1

Posted on Dec 13, 2014 in Blog, Lunchbox

Finally getting around to posting some new lunchbox drawings.  I can’t keep track of where I left off, so many of them are getting done.  On a side note, I’m going to be painting three of them for Christmas presents for the family.  I just finished the charcoals of the aristocratic owl (which I will have to post later) and it is turning out...

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Lunchbox Drawings – November 2014 Part 2

Lunchbox Drawings – November 2014 Part 2

Posted on Dec 1, 2014 in Blog, Lunchbox

Here are the tail end of the November lunchbox drawings.  It has started to become quite the bear keeping up with them but I am learning a lot about forcing the creative process and more about technique in pen and ink, which should come in handy when I start work on my comic book.  Don’t want to go too much into that except to say that I have a list...

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