Plein-Airpril: My Month of Roadside Paintings
These are a few paintings of Akita, Japan. My favorite time of day is going outside after work, just before sunset. I've been exploring the new city and trying to capture some of its rural magic through these plein air sketches.
Moving Across the Country
How the Art is Made
Over the last few months, I've been working on an idea to create...a pirate ship filled with fantasy creatures! This mermaid is the first character and the leader of the bunch! (She wields powerful magic that can transform her into human form.)
Here's a look at The Mermaid Pirate from character design to coloring.
Easy Art Framing
Someone recently asked me if I have art hanging on every wall in my apartment. Well, I have a confession to make. Most of the art I've bought over the years is still in the closet.
Shop Update: Return Policy
December in a Nutshell
I'm always trying to find ways to improve my art skill set. One of the ways I do this is through 3D modeling. A little-known part of my behind the scenes process is that I often build 3D sets to get accurate lighting reference before painting.
The Sagittarius Mermaid
This painting celebrates the sign of the centaur archer. I painted her as an ichthyocentaur (fish-centaur) from greek mythology.