This is a collection of my 2014 sketches right out of my sketchbook. I am offering it as a pay what you want for it. If it inspires you and feel it is worthy of a little cash then feel free to donate. If not no big deal I just ask if you take it for free please share this link with other people that would be interested. In my sketchbook I draw from robots to spaceships. It is not meant to be perfect but I use my sketchbooks as a learning opportunity so I make mistakes and try to learn from them as I move forward. I later will choose some of my rough ideas to polish them up later. You can see my initial raw ideas right from the start in this collection of sketches. Thank you for your support and hope you enjoy the sketchbook. Download link
So here are all the nitty gritty details for the sketch book launch. This is in celebration of reaching 5000 followers on Facebook and reaching over 3000 on Instagram. So I thank you all for your support and I hope I have inspired, helped and motivated a few artist out there. I know myself have learned a lot from the community. So I truly thank God my friends, family and followers for their support. This past year and half has been a challenge since my battle with depression and all your support spurred me on. So as a thank you I am uploading my sketchbook for everyone to download. This sketchbook will be offered as a pay what you want for it. Including the price of free . Now if you feel the sketchbook has inspired you and you feel it is worth paying for you can donate any amount. If you don’t have the funds for it you can have it for free, I just ask that you do one thing for me, share it with others that will appreciate it . I would really like to launch a new entertainment vehicle book in the near future and this will help fund that project. I would also like to update my video recording equipment to do some more live videos for my Youtube channel. So thank you again and the sketchbook will launch on Nov 9th and I will put up the link.
Well first of all welcome back to my blog if you haven’t been here in a while. Time to start posting stuff again. If it is your first time welcome and please browse around. I offer several free tutorial videos and prints, books and t-shirts in the store.
I was honored to get to teach at the Concept Design Academy in Pasadena recently for the vehicle design class taught by John Frye. I showed a few of my techniques in Photoshop, Painter and talked about working in the design industry. I do really enjoy teaching and I think I learn a lot myself when I do that. This concept is based on a series of flying motorcycles I had been drawing in my sketchbook. Then I used a robot to pilot the cycle because I have been doing an Instagram challenge another artist had set. His name is Dacosta Bayley and he is promoting his book called March of Robots on kickstarter. So I thought why not I love robots too, you can flip through my Instagram @dwaynevance account and see all the robots I have been drawing. So I thought I would share my new image and get my blog fired back up. Go through the gallery section of this post and you will see all my thumbnail sketches and several steps leading up to the final piece. Thanks for stopping by.
So I recently had some stickers done up for Masters of Chicken Scratch. The stickers are 2 3/8″ wide by 3″ tall about the size of a business card to give some reference The stickers are made in the USA with 1.2 mil heavy duty vinyl with 1 mil waterproof UV laminate. You might ask, what does that mean? Well that means they are made of the best quality material and you can slap those puppies on your outdoor play equipment. They would look great on your sweet custom 70’s van ( I wished I had one) or your tricked out family ride. It shows you got some style and class. So you can order 1 sticker for $2 but that is not very much fun so I also offer a 4 pack of stickers for $5. Patches are also on there way and you will be in top notch fashion after you put one of those on your corduroy jacket. If get some stickers please take some pics and post them on my facebook page or here so I can see where they have been stuck, and keep it clean kids.
Recently I had a Lego fan by the name of Harald Christ recently ask me if he could use one of my ships as inspiration for a Lego model. I said of course and I was amazed at how fast he got it done. He captured the ship very well and I would love to see it in physical Lego’s. Harald used a Lego building Continue reading
Here is a video demo for the one of the racing spaceships I did a little while back. If you want to see the steps that led up to the point I start the video at please see Comic Con Ship 3 post. So I explain my digital painting process as I go through Continue reading
Well I am back at it after taking some time off this past week. I unplugged for the most part and did not look at the digital world while I was gone. Took time to really focus on my family and have some fun. It was a great time to be refreshed and get prepared to take on some big tasks. I have a new tutorial series planned for Masters of Chicken Scratch blog along with some tutorials for an online learning community. I have also been talking Continue reading
This is an updated garage scene from the Mac’s Mini Rod app. Mac is a boy that loves to hang out with his dad. They share the same passion for building sick hot rods. So Mac made his own work area and started building his designs out of found parts from around the garage. In this story you will learn more about Continue reading
I recently had the opportunity to work with an advertising agency by the name of CP+B on a really fun project. Domino’s Pizza is running a contest with Local Motors to create a creative Continue reading