Monday, January 16, 2017

Countess Dolengen of Gratz WIP 4


going slow, but it is starting show some positive results for my efforts.  Just keep plugging away.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Countess Dolengen of Gratz -WIP3 tiny bat close ups

small little bats that will fly around the Countess.  Thanks for stopping by.

Sunday, January 08, 2017

Countess Dolengen of Gratz -WIP2

just plugging away at this piece. The midtones have been added in. Now starting to darken the lights and lightening the darks to add detail and shape. it is the long part of the process where you don't see a lot of progress for quite a while. Thanks for stopping by.

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Storm Scars WIP 3

plugging away... I've hit a phase in the piece where I just want it done. Everyone has to go through this step and muster on, and I will, but at this point... I may need to step away from it and go draw something else.
Thanks for stopping by -db

Thursday, December 08, 2016

Countess Dolengen of Gratz -WIP1





The Start of a new piece... a big one in size. Countess Dolengen of Gratz which is inspired by the story Dracula's Guest by Bram Stoker from 1914, two years after Stoker's death.  the head of the figure is one and a half inches wide by two inches tall in size... a small portrait indeed.
thanks for stopping by.  -db

Friday, December 02, 2016

Derby 4, Variation 1

Derby 4 variation 1:  experiencing with some limited color.  We shall see where adding color will lead in the future.
Thanks for stopping by.

Derby 4

Probably the last portrait of this model for a while. Rita is a dear friend and an amazing artist.  This portrait series was a grand learning experience.  Thanks for stopping by.