Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Sketch+: FlayGrunt Series

So.  Long story, medium-length-  Was going to hang up the Sketch+'s a bit, but got quite wrapped up in a buncha misc. biz-  Finished that, and needed a break so decided to get back into another sketch+ miniSeries.  Should really find a specific skill to rail [practice] on during these sets, but for now...  Just another batch of sprinkling a bit of color onto some of my favorite sketches...

... A slight nod to Garfield?;P
Another oldie [Promise to start sketch+ing some newer pieces]-  STILL IN PROGRESS-  Really digging the lines/ ink on this one + interesting [to me @ least] tidbit-  The  BG is actually the confetti-covered ground @ a Flaming Lips concert in NYC ~7 years ago!  [Would still like to integrate it into the piece more, although sometimes the juxtaposition is kinda nice:)].


Monday, January 7, 2013

Sketch+: Criminity Series

Having too much fun with these sketch+'s, so I'm stalling on my "BIG small" project a bit longer, in favor of another 'series' or so of these-  Going to start working more components than just single characters into the pieces, and try to hold 'em all together.
Note: I'm adding the most recent ones @ the top.
OLD concept...  Still dig him-  Pilfered him from an archived sketch pad a month or so ago, and couldn't help but slather some color on this huggable fella.  PS, Pretty sure those horns squeak when he gets excited
^One last color variation before hanging it up + letting it sit and cool for a bit.^
Another pass on this piece to pull the colors together a bit more:)
^UPDATE 01.19.2013: 'Just a few friends all gussied up [in burlap and denim] for a night out on the town'...  Might do a little more work on this one, but then again...  who am I kidding?  I probably won't- ONTO BIGGER AND BETTER, FOLKS!  PS. LOOK!  I finally started signin' my arts again!^

UPDATE 01.15.2013: Digging these guys [above &below] + having a lotta fun playing with the colors-  As always, searching for 'unique' palettes/ something new! 
Playing around with the colors a bit.  Started with the blue sky 2 images below, which i dig, but didn't feel like it popped enough, so gave the orange and pink a whirl-  Will probably delete my least faves after they stew on here for a bit. 
^Original sky color^
Here's the original-  Didn't feel like dealing with the guy on the left, so he got the axe.  My condolences.