Creating objects of fine art from the wild visions in my mind

work in progress

Drawing of the day number 171

I’m just doing some touch-up on the background. I’m adding shading to the waffle Tree on the left. I also worked on some of the details on the tail on the right side of the picture.

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Drawing of the day number 170

Dialing it down a bit The trees in the background are muted a bit more.  I am going to work on toning the large waffle tree on the right over the next few days. The foreground has most of the bright red and white highlights muted with a brown tone.  Overall I am pleased with how…

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Drawing of the day number 169

Toning down the foreground I spent time this morning toning down the foreground.  There were too much red and white highlights under the dragon and near the bottom of the drawing.  I am adding some earth tones to darken these areas.

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Drawing of the day number 168

Dropping the background I haven’t drawn on the drying in a month. The last thing that I wanted to do was to drop the background and the fore ground around the dragon so that the dragon would pop

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Drawing of the day number 167

I’m continuing working on the head. I’m actually having fun underneath the eye that’s in the front. I’ve been using prismacolor pencils for a long time. On this drawing I started to use the prismacolor verithin pencils which are allow me to get more detail into my drawings.

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Drawing of the day number 165

The Eyes Have It Today I started working on the left eye and the right eye. I kind of save the hard part of a drawing last because they are the most fun but also the scariest. A lot of times in my drawings the eyes really take the focus so I was saving the…

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Drawing of the day number 163

Working on the Head I finished the top row of teeth today.  I started working on adding more details to the head.  I decided to at one of my favorite icons, daisies to the Sea Dragon’s nostrils.  

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Drawing of the day number 162

I’m working on the face. I have the lower jaw. 90% complete. I’m listening to a playlist that is Spotify singles that were recorded live in the studio. There’s a lot of great music and it’s really inspiring me as I draw the face of the sea dragon.

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Drawing of the day number 161

Well, I’m finally in the home stretch. Today I started working on the head. I’m actually making the teeth the same color and textures as the toes. I’m really glad that I can start seeing an end to this very long drawing.

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