Friday, November 9, 2012

Self Motivation: Now in Poster Form!

Everyone needs encouragement every now and again. Right? I decided that I would have a little fun in the midst of things, and made myself a motivational poster after being inspired by friends' ideas. This was the humorous result:

The line art was inked by hand, with color added digitally in Photoshop CS3. I quite enjoyed this color palette, to be honest. Nice and bold!

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Red Stag: Revisited

A couple of years ago I painted "Red Stag" to be sold. I decided to follow some good advice and add more color, thus making the piece a bit more dynamic. Here's the end result:

I feel the green tones help the piece read better at a distance, something that was nigh impossible with the first version. Finally something that isn't more or less monochromatic!