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one of six

charcoal on rives paper | 8 x 10 This is a charcoal reduction drawing of a cast at CCA. I’ve wanted to draw this cast since I started taking art classes at CCA three years ago. I’ll be drawing and/or painting this cast six times total, each in a different medium/style. — Exhibited: CCA Youth Art … Continue reading one of six

three of six

graphite on toned paper | 8 x 10 This is my third piece in a series of a cast at CCA. Check out all six pieces in the series: All Six — Awards: Best of Show – Oklahoma State Fair Jr. Fine Arts – Sept 2015  

two of six

digital illustration | photoshop cs6 Here’s my second piece of art in the series. I’m starting to think that this cast really needs a name. This was done as a sort of test for a later piece in the series where I will paint “her” in color. I decided to open her eyes and I also tweaked … Continue reading two of six

firefighter ray

charcoal on rives paper | 11 x 15 This is a portrait of my uncle, Ray, who is an Oklahoma City firefighter. I wanted to do a portrait of him to honor the men and women who risk their lives every day running towards things that everyone else runs away from. I didn’t know what medium … Continue reading firefighter ray

heart of my country

copic marker on canson bristol board | 16 x 20 This is my entry in the VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. This piece won 1st place at the state level and 3rd place at the national competition. Tools Used: – Sakura Pigma Brush Pen – Copic E40/E42/E43/E44 – Copic R56/R59/R89 – Copic B00/B37/B39 — 3rd … Continue reading heart of my country

trumpet & taps logo

photoshop cs6 I designed this logo for a non-profit organization that I founded called the Youth Trumpet & Taps Corps. I not only wanted to pull in the colors of the United States flag – red, white, and blue – to signify the patriotic focus of my organization, but I was also very inspired by … Continue reading trumpet & taps logo