Friday, May 28, 2010

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Perhaps, Some Color

I didn't get very far on this, but I thought it might be cool to re-visit the Wizard of Oz sketches I did a while back. A bit of color. A spot of clean up. Bit by bit we will get... somewhere.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Tin Badge

Thank you "Red Dead Redemption" for helping me
remember how much I love the old west.

Monday, May 24, 2010

Invading The iPad

I know what you are thinking. "Why is Jeremy posting a little kid's drawings on his blog?" Well, I am that little kid, and these are examples of me getting comfortable drawing on my shiny new iPad. Did I need an iPad? Nope. Is it beautiful and my new best friend? Yep. As of now I am not able to produce much more than a scribble, but I do feel like once I get used to the tools I will expand my mobile horizons a bit.

Yeah, I am a nerd. I accept that.

Monday, May 17, 2010

Ninja Juice Glass

This is a little doodle I did after listening to my son
describe where his juice cup was. 
I will see if I can remember how it went...

"Hey Aidan, where's your juice cup?"

"Well, I don't see it. I think monsters wanted my juice cup
and my sister's juice cup. They must have come and
taken them. Yeah, I think it was monsters. But then
you and I will dress as ninjas and stop them.
Yeah, ninjas on skateboards."

I forgot to draw the skate boards.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Party Friday

small jump

A quick scribble... and he's happy it's Friday.
Have a great weekend everybody!

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Shaken, Not Stirred

From Twitter: @artedejavier said "Draw penguins! Or chubby kids!"

Here you go man. I was able to quickly sketch out a well
dressed penguin. No chubby kids yet. Come to think of it,
I should have drawn a chubby kid penguin. Next time!

Thanks again for all of the good suggestions!

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

It's Cookie Time

Last night, I asked for blog topics via Twitter. @RacattackForce  suggested "kids sharing a cookie with a giant robot." I didn't get as far as two kids, but there is some cookie sharing going on.

I thank all of you who responded. I will try to get to all of the suggestions. I really like how this worked out, and will be sure to ask my Twitter pals for topics more often. (It pays to be my Twitter friend, see!)

Friday, May 07, 2010

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

My Photoshop Sketching Brush

I get asked a lot about the brushes that I use in Photoshop. I have often said that I only use one or two brushes in each program, and this still holds true. This brush is my "go to" brush when I want to rough out ideas, or sketch up something quickly. It is a standard brush, and comes in the box ready to go. The trick for me is using the pressure sensitivity of my tablet to dictate my line size and opacity.

You can see above how this creates a "buildup" of opacity, just as a pencil would in real life. As usual, the finer the detail, the smaller the brush. This brush also serves as a good "quick color" tool at larger sizes.

Nothing groundbreaking here, but I did want to let you know what I was using. With Photoshop, the trick is to make it work for you, not the other way around. Spend some time to find tools that fit your drawing style, and save those puppies!

Monday, May 03, 2010