Monthly Archives: May 2011


This is a tattooed woman with way too many necklaces.  I created this sketch with colored pencils, watercolors and markers.

Feathered Serpent

I created a monster that referenced Aztec legends. The dangerous looking beast is a feathered serpent monster like Quetzalcoatl. This sketch is another one in a series I did for a friend’s project.

Kelp Forest

This sketch is from my visit to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. The underwater kelp forest exhibit at the aquarium is amazing and while I was there, I sketched some of the fish as they hovered and swam through the kelp...

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Crab Monster

This sketch was inspired by a giant crab idea a friend of mine had. I drew two different head design concepts below the main picture (hence the floating heads). This monster is definitely not whimsical but more frightening. This sketch...

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Retro Robots

This sketch is of a retro robot design I was mulling over. The design is for a color illustration I am currently working on.  I wanted a robot that looked like it belonged in the age of rayguns,  Sputnik and President...

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I drew these character sketches during a meeting at school. Frida Kahlo has her unibrow in all its nonconformist glory. Vincent van Gogh looks a little grumpy. I think I was a little grumpy when I sketched these two famous...

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Lizard Monster

I always have had a fascination with monsters. Monsters allow an illustrator to use their imagination and design skills with an undiminished intensity. They can be whimsical or utterly terrifying; they have a wide range of possibilities. This sketch is...

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Character sketches

These two character sketches were drawn at a technology conference I attended for school. I used a cheap ball point pen to make the sketches. The pen was the only thing I had on me at the time. The fellow...

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Diver Sketch

Hi folks!  This here is my first post.  The drawing of the diver is from earlier this year based on an old photo from a trip to Washington DC.  Using a photo of an old dive suit from the National...

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