Friday, April 5, 2013

Yet another desert speedpainting

Another desert speedpainting done over lunch. I dont know what my thing is with deserts... 

I think It's the color contrasts of sky to sand to rock, then the shadows, and all the different colors the sand and composition of the desert can take on. 

Then there's time of day, oases, etc. that make deserts something that conceptually you can just do so much with. Also two books that i like (dark tower, and dune) and both set in deserts. So theres that.

Anyway, here's the painting:

[edit] Also here's another done awhile back, again, another lunchtime painting of a desert, really trying to mess with color:

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Desert Cliff

Did this one last week over lunch, just doing a bit of practice painting deserts.

Friday, February 3, 2012

Delving into Sci Fi

This is a combined work of a couple lunches of doodling around, trying to work outside my normal box and create more depth and... sci fi.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Skyrim Inspired

An environment done over lunch. Inspired by popular PC game Skyrim!

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Cave Troll

I Drew this character over a game of tabletop D&D last night in between turns. I just started playing for the first time ever a few months ago (and am enjoying it). I scanned this guy in today and cleaned him up a bit.

He is a cave troll.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011


Something for fun; A Bearsharkoctopi:

Friday, August 5, 2011

Bug swarm

I did something quick near the end of the day today and figured i'd post it. I was just trying out some new brush techniques (new to me at least)...(or out of my comfort zone rather) and ended up with this:

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Desert Painting

This one started out with me organizing my brushes and ended up turning into something inspired by Dark Tower which i'm reading right now.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Photo Speedpainting 02

A study from a photo:

Friday, July 15, 2011

Waterfall Speedpainting

A quick painting done over lunch last week:

Friday, July 8, 2011

Lunchtime sketch from earlier. Just messing with textures, warp tool, and color.

Monday, June 27, 2011

This was a sketch done for a friend. He's putting together a sketchbook that he is going to sell and donate the proceeds to a community that does stuff for autistic children. It should be at the san diego comic con this year. This was my donation:

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Witch Mountain

Came home from work tonight and still felt like painting more. I found out that one of my favorite concept guys, Sparth has a sketchbook over at with a lot of cool tricks, so i tried a few out in the process of creating this piece

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Photoshop brush practice

This was done really fast, i was mainly wanting to experiment with some new brushes, while trying to make a large vista type scene

Friday, March 18, 2011

Warping in fungi

Update: A Random quick environment, i'm just trying out a tool i never use, the warp tool, to get those lines stretched around the fungus like plants in the below painting.

Also i want to give credit on the warp tool idea to Levi Hopkins, a concept artist on Guildwars 2. I asked him over at his blog how he was stretching brushes and he was nice enough to tell me he was using the warp tool. Definitely check out his blog, there's some amazing work over there:

Friday, March 4, 2011


I decided to do an entry for the environment of the week. Been doing a little bit of work on this over the last week during lunches. Here's what i got:

Friday, February 25, 2011

Another update, really quick painting, just practicing brushes. About 45min.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

More speedpainting

I did a few more speedpaintings over my lunches last week. Mainly trying out a new method of using more brushes and less linework/rendering.
Forest themed:


Friday, February 4, 2011


This is a bit of fanart from one of my favorite games (Starcraft/Starcraft2). They call this one the Zerg Hydralisk. :)

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Random snow environment concept

This is some kind of alien landscape, snow environment. Really just practicing painting with the smudge brush + a few other custom brushes in photoshop, & playing around a bit with color: