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This is a small sketch I did recently on my Ipod using a program called Brushes and my new Bamboo stylus from Wacom

Took me about 20mins to get it done. I used a reference shot of the 1909 Blitzen Benz (very cool race car)

I ask myself this question all the time. How do I stay ahead of the game in the design world. There are so many ways to approach this question. I know that as an artist and designer I never feel that I can say that Continue Reading…


Here is part 2 of my hot rod sketch in the Masters of Chicken Scratch Vol 2. I finish the process of walking you through my sketch process. I cover a several topics as Continue Reading…

Busy times

July 12, 2012 — 2 Comments

Modern version of a Cheetah race car

Been an extremely busy week. But all good stuff. So on another note I will be out at Comic Con over the weekend in San Diego Fri Sat and Sun from 21-2 in the Wacom booth. Come by and ask me questions or just Continue Reading…

 

Well I truly thank you for everyone’s feedback on my blog from the three questions I asked. This is a video based on your comments of leaving it Continue Reading…

 

This is a tutorial that explains how to hold your wrist when you are sketching. It is very common when people first start to draw they will use their wrist and draw scratchy lines. To get good quality lines you need to Continue Reading…

Car Craft Radio

June 24, 2012 — Leave a comment

I was honored to spend some time with Steve Strope and The Editor of Car Craft magazine Jeff Smith. We were on Car Craft Radio talking about the Masters of Chicken Scratch book series. So the guys that were there were Tom Fritz, Chris Brown, Eric Tscherne and myself Dwayne Vance. We tell a little about our different Continue Reading…

Sketching Ellipses “Gettin your wheels right”

Ellipse Sketches

Ellipse Sketches

 

 

So this starts to get a little more difficult . Now we will try some ellipses. This is the foundation for drawing cars. Wheels are used for stance and proportion. If your wheels are Continue Reading…


So here is part 3 of “improve your sketches” series. This starts to become a little more difficult to do but with practice you will get better. This time we are moving away from sketching lines and we will be Continue Reading…

Improve your sketching abilities
You can improve your sketching abilities by doing this as a warm up before you sketch. Make two dots on a piece of paper then connect the dots with one stroke. Try to keep Continue Reading…