Posts Tagged ‘artist’

NOT A DOODLE: Let it bee.

June 28, 2018

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One of my recent pieces for an online article on the In Touch Ministries website (with a closeup to enjoy all the lovely texture, of course).

Images are copyrighted ©In Touch Ministries. Used with permission.

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NOT DOODLES: Portraits! Pointillism! Pens!

April 6, 2018


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I realize I’ve been very lax about posting things here on my blog lately, so I’m going to try to remedy that. Here’s the latest portraits I did for the upcoming July 2018 issue of In Touch Magazine.

All images copyrighted © In Touch Ministries. Used with permission.

NAPKIN DOODLE: Dinnertime Animal Totem!

March 21, 2018

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Trying to enjoy a good meal with my family, when this guy insists on crawling out of my pen onto my napkin.

NOT DOODLES: Any Questions?

March 19, 2018

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Every month, I’ve been tasked with illustrating a question mark for an online article series entitled “The Ministry of Asking Questions”. It’s been a fun challenge approaching the same symbol from different angles each time.

All images are copyrighted ©In Touch Ministries. Used by permission.

NOT A DOODLE: Coffee!

October 16, 2017

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A detail from a piece I just finished for a digital article on the In Touch website. Goes live in January 2018.

MEETING DOODLE: I’m Outta Here!

August 30, 2017

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I wish I got as much exercise as the doodles running around in my brain do.

NAPKIN DOODLE: Howdy Doodle Do!

August 10, 2017

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Napkins. Where would we doodlers be without ’em? What did ancient scribblers vent their brain drippings on before napkins were invented? Banana leaves? Random pieces of rock? A small mammal that happened to saunter by at the wrong time?

Maybe that’s what the Lascaux cave paintings really are. Just doodles. The actual, finished masterpieces -painted on a perfectly smooth, stretched deer hide- are lost to time. The were probably photorealistic paintings of Ogg and his clan, posing beside a downed mastodon, every detail rendered with amazing clarity. The cave paintings we are left with are just idle doodles created by the artist while he waited for the hunters to get their hair “just right”.

NOT A DOODLE: Would you call a chicken-duck hybrid a “chuck”?

July 20, 2017

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An illustration for a digital article to be published in September on the In Touch Ministries site.

It’s a bird with the head of a chicken, and the body of a duck. Wearing a bow tie.

Sometimes, I still can’t believe I get to do this for a living, folks. I am truly blessed.

All images copyrighted ©In Touch Ministries. Used with permission.

NOT DOODLES: Teaser Details

May 24, 2017

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Some closeups of four illustrations I finished last night for a client. It was a great project to work on, and I got to go all texturey and washy and inky, so you know I’m a happy little illustrator guy!

DOODLE: Liprechaun

March 16, 2017

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All it takes is one incorrect letter and- BAM!- St. Patrick’s Day just got creepy.