Nature Attacks The Maple

For those of you who do not know, NJ, USA was hit with a scary, freakish pre-Halloween snow storm.  Power and internet service is just coming back after five days. While this was not a tragic event, it caused (among other things),  the slashing of thousands of limbs from hundreds of trees, still sporting lush […]

Afraid of the Dark

Creeping closer and closer to Halloween night, we are.  What’s out there?  What’s in the closet?  What’s in the basement?  Darkness. Happy Halloween! Below is a quick digital painting tutorial at it’s most basic.  Quite traditional, were it not for the Wacom stylus and tablet.  This piece could just as easily been created with acrylic […]

Masquerade

If you permit, Photoshop will surprise you.  This goblin-like creature is mysteriously materializing from a pedestrian plan for a masquerade themed piece. It’s energy is quite assertive, so I’m getting out of the way and allowing the image to evolve via the Paint Daub filter.  The result is a little scary, so I think I […]

A Little Scary

Halloween:A little scary and a little exciting. October is Halloween’s month.  Halloween makes anything seem possible if one is willing to take a risk.  October’s crisp breezes taunt us with possibilities.   But, as the days grow shorter, the allure of  October warns that opportunities may soon be waning.    All too soon, crisp will become […]