Monday, April 27, 2009

Music Festival Sketches

These were drawn with a ball point pen at MerleFest. An Americana music festival held in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. I always bring my sketchbook where ever I go.

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Quick Caricatures

When I draw at colleges and other large events I draw faster. These were done in two and a half to three minutes.

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Happy 50th

Here is the framed piece. My sister loved it!!! I can't tell you how many other family members want their own! Again, thank you so very much. I will be using your talent again!

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Here is Jak from Belgium, "OakHorse" and Chris Marie from Chicago . They are members of There is a thread where members post their face's for other members to draw a caricature of. Practicing different styles and degrees of humor and exaggeration.

Thursday, April 09, 2009

Scarlett Johansson

I like making simple graphic caricatures like this one of Scarlett Johansson. This was hand drawn with a brush pen, scanned and colored with the computer program PhotoShop. This is a great style for a gift caricature!

Monday, April 06, 2009

2003 -2009

Here are examples of how my caricatures have developed over the past few years.

When I am looking at someone's face I think about the head shape (a triangle in this case) and how to exaggerate the "T" shape of the eyes and nose.