I have been blessed with the chance to lead free art lessons at events held by the Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center. And now I can share some of the lessons I started making. These are mainly for the little artists in your family, but feel free to try one yourself, if you want. HereContinue reading “Free Dino Art Lessons for Kids!”
Now I can show the entire process, step-by-step, for how the Spinosaurus painting came to be, from preliminary sketch to the finished artwork. A scan of the painting is at the end. Hope you enjoy the pictures!
Here’s my latest finished painting. It is an 8 x 10 acrylic piece on masonite board. Scans of this and other paintings are forthcoming. A Spinosaurus aegypticus has just caught a large eel, which is still struggling to liberate itself from the predator’s bite. Unfortunately for the eel, Spinosaur teeth and jaws are designed toContinue reading “Finished the Spinosaurus Painting”
Done on a 5 x 7 inch canvas with acrylics. Done as a commission for a friend. Considering the fact that this took one morning to make, I’m pleased with how it turned out!
[Now that they are published, here’s part two and part three-A, and three-B will be released soon] I could go back to staying “safe” on this blog, and not stick my neck out again. Nothing weird or controversial. But that’s boring. And in some respects, it wouldn’t be right. For today, I thought a niceContinue reading “A Plausible Monster? Part One”
Finally managed to get some new drawings done and scanned. Hope your all enjoy them! I really love drawing, and plan to make it a habit again. Dinosaurs and plants seem to be two of the things I do okay with. ______________________________________________ And don’t forget, ladies and gentlemen: tomorrow, at 4:04 pm Mountain Time, theContinue reading “Newest Artwork, Venus Transit”
I’ve made the decision to begin a new series on my blog. My fantasy series-in-progress, The Wolfglen Legacy, is going to take place in a detailed world I have been building for the last several years. And I think this would be an excellent place to start introducing my readers to bits and pieces of thatContinue reading “Worldbuilding — Zoology — Tyrant Dragon”
Caught in the throes of the information age, with smartphones galore and the distractions of the digital revolution, it can be easy for someone to forget the intimate connection all of humanity recently shared with nature. Even in the West, where industry and technology found their deepest roots, there was a great deal of interactionContinue reading “A Need for Nature”