Thursday, September 29, 2011

Danielle and the Alien-Repelling Chastity Belt

Danielle had made a vow to sleep through the night.
When alien invaders threatened to put an end to her
much needed shuteye, she unleashed the power of
her IRON WILL and the awesome might of her
had no choice but to call off their foolhardy invasion,
leaving Danielle to slumber the night away in peaceful

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Wahine with Tiki

Tuesday, September 27, 2011


This was inspired by a shoe worn by dancer/
choreographer Amy Wilson. I saw her wearing
it at Sparrows and wanted to put it in a sketch.
The thing that caught my eye was the slit in
the side of the shoe. It's an interesting design
element that adds an intriguing air to an
otherwise ordinary object. The rest of the
sketch was a no-brainer. A girl getting her nose
booped by a lizard is always a winner in my book.

Thursday, September 22, 2011


Wednesday, September 21, 2011


The other day a girl came into Sparrows wearing
an oversize rasta hat and sporting long dreads.
This is what it looked like to me.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Monday, September 12, 2011

Chair Girl

Quick sketch from Sunday's Sparrows visit.
Had to get the basics down before she moved and then
filled in some details from memory. This is the kind of
relaxed pose that rarely occurs during formal life drawing.

Thursday, September 8, 2011


Sunday, September 4, 2011

The Haunted Tiki Affair

This is my entry in ArtPrize 2011. It's called "The Haunted Tiki Affair" and is acrylic on a 24"x48" back-stapled canvas. It will be on display at West Coast Coffee (55 Monroe Center NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503) from now through Oct. 9th. Check it out in person and throw it a vote once AP officially gets underway: Vote code: 55931