New Art: "Night Flight"
Skree! Skree! Happy Fall! ( #inktober ?) Here is possibly the happiest critter I've ever drawn! This is “Night Flight” - ballpoint pen/mechanical pencil illustration on aged paper. I’ve been working on this piece since mid 2017, coming back to it every couple of months to add more tiny details. I am especially fond of the bat’s fuzzy tum. My little batty is no species in particular, he was a freehand drawing loosely based on a pallid bat. His insect friends are male and femal
New Art: "Fugu" (Puffer Fish)
Finished a little checkered puffer fish! 🎨🐡 Puffers and burrfish are some of my favorite fishies to hang out with in the water here in Florida. I recently realized that I’d never painted one and had to fix that! I love their goofy smiley faces. (But watch out for those chompers!) As far as I understand, "Fugu" means "river pig" in Japanese. Fugu is also the name for puffer fish sashimi, which can be deadly toxic if prepared incorrectly. Anyway, this little fella started