After waiting years for a chance to study in-depth with legendary Artist and teacher, Steve Huston, I finally headed to the Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art (LAAFA) to take part in Steve’s annual workshop. This workshop was a 5 day intensive focused on drawing and painting the figure. Although it was taught as a figuartive class, I learned so much more. I learned about art, myself and how Steve, aka “The Man” thinks, plans and executes his renowned gallery work.
The event was held at LAAFA in Van Nuys, California, from March 24-28th. This is a breakdown of the class each day and my thoughts going through the workshop.
For these next set of Bay Area Figure Drawing workshops, we’re going all the way to San Francisco for 2 open workshops and to Oakland for an all day figure marathon. I’ve organized them by day, but times and day may vary. Please contact the organizers for their current schedule. MONDAYS San Francisco @ 23rd […]
I’ve recently caught the ‘figure drawing bug’ again, and have been drawing non-stop since early February of this year. Since then, its been a personal mission and obsession to attend as many figure drawing workshops as possible in the San Francisco Bay Area where I currently live. This is a field report of my recent […]
Check out the latest issue of Star Trek Magazine, Issue 24, March 2010, for some Concept Art from Star Trek Online. Here’s the cover we submitted, which appears inside the magazine. Pick up a copy at your local newstands. A must have for Trek fans and fans of the Star Trek Online MMO.
Look inside the January 2010 issue, Number 52, for “Development Sheet”, a 2 page article detailing my process in developing an Environment Concept. A special thanks to the staff at Imagine FX for the great article and congratulations on another beautiful issue. May there be many more articles to come. For those who missed the […]
This is part 2 of a series on how to render Concept Art using Photoshop. This video demonstrates how to use an overlay layer to add lights and highlights to concept art. This video is perfect for those who are new to Photoshop or are starting out in Concept Art or digital illustration. Narrated by […]
This tutorial is the first part of a series on how to render Concept Art using Photoshop. This video demonstrates how to use a multiply layer to add tone and shadow to concept art. This video is perfect for those who are new to Photoshop or are starting out in Concept Art or digital illustration. […]
A detailed, step by step tutorial demonstration of my process in the making of a creature illustration. As a side note, this assignment was a Concept Art test that landed me my current job at Cryptic Studios. Step 0: Comps / Thumbnails The first step in creating any image is the ideation process. This is […]