MEETING DOODLE: Snobby Bob, feelin’ snobby.

May 11, 2016

Snobby Bob

Aloof doodles can be sooooo uppity sometimes.

NOT A DOODLE: Illustration Phases-“Bartimaeus”

April 22, 2016

 

BARTIMAUS phasesJust a quick peek at an “in progress” illustration I’m working on for the second volume of the children’s book. (Click on the image to view larger)

NOT A DOODLE: Another portrait is in the books…. or magazine, in this case.

March 18, 2016

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I realized I had never posted a subject photograph of any of the portraits I’ve shared with you guys, and, for all you knew, my finished illustrations could’ve looked nothing like the author I was illustrating. Well, I knew I needed to remedy that, so here you go…. a photo and a progress shot, along with the finished piece.

It’s like a 3-for-1 deal, and you didn’t even have to have a coupon!

This portrait will appear in the July-August 2016 issue of In Touch magazine.

Finished illustration is Copyright ©In Touch Ministries. Used with permission.

DOODLE: My childhood was Moebius-ified

March 11, 2016

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I’m thinking it’s pretty much useless for me to try and deny that frequent and prolonged exposure to the art of Moebius during my formative years had a strong influence on me. He is constantly sneaking his way into my doodlage.

DOODLE DELUGE!!

February 17, 2016

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I’ve been too busy to scan, but not too busy to doodle (NEVER!), so I’ve got a huge backlog of doodles lying around on envelopes, napkins, random scraps of paper, etc. This is just a tiny sampling of the cranial miscellanea that has spilled out of my pen onto paper of late.

Hope you like them, because they like you. Especially that guy at the bottom. He likes you whole bunches. Whole big, sweaty bunches. His name is Dreyfus, and he’s seriously contemplating having your name tattooed across his forehead.

DESK DOODLE: Scotch-Sloppin’ Sloppy ‘Squatch

January 13, 2016

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NOT DOODLES: Last portraits… I promise… for this year, at least.

December 15, 2015

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My latest set of contributor portraits for the magazine. The lady in the middle is also a co-worker, so I felt added pressure to nail it for fear she would ambush me ninja-style in the break room if I got it wrong.

All images copyright ©In Touch Ministries.

NOT A DOODLE: Bouncy Santa!

December 4, 2015

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This happy, bouncy guy (minus the watermark, of course) is available on apparel and stationery through my new Cafepress shop. Let the tacky Christmas shirt wearing commence!!!!

http://www.cafepress.com/bouncysanta

NOT DOODLES: Of Prayerful Prophets and the Pressures of the Daily Grind

December 1, 2015

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Was trying to track down some illustration files from early last year, came across these two editorial pieces, and realized I never posted them.

The first is a graphic representation of the prophet Elijah, with the detail image showing how I tried to include symbols on his coat that represented different moments in his life where he encountered God in a mighty way. The black feathers represent the ravens that fed him when he was hiding in the desert; the green leaves for when he heard God in the quiet rustling; and the flames for when God consumed Elijah’s offering in a firestorm to prove His might over the false god, Baal.

The second piece was about keeping a balance in the way we spend our time, avoiding getting caught up in busy-ness. (But I’m sure none of us ever have that problem. Right?)

The top piece is done in acrylics, while the bottom piece is watercolor and colored pencil.

All images copyrighted ©In Touch Ministries.

NOT DOODLES: Web-exclusive Wackiness

November 20, 2015

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These are the first three in a fun little collection of illustrations I’m doing for a web-exclusive series on the In Touch website. All quick, loose, and washy; they’re a blast to work on.

All images copyright ©In Touch Ministries.


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