Friday, April 7, 2017

Green-winged Teal


As a good friend of mine would say, "A duck". Anas carolinensis to be precise.

Still doing the watercolor and colored pencil illustrations.
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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Ree Yees


From Jabba the Hutt's palace.

Little known false fact: Ree Yees isn't even his name. His real name is Reed Yeates, but he's always too drunk to pronounce it correctly. 
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Friday, March 10, 2017

Squig Hopper


Once upon a time, back in the 90s, I used to play Warhammer with my friends. Every once in a while I still get moments of nostalgia. 
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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Tawny Frogmouth


Another watercolor and colored pencil bird. The tawny frogmouth is native to Australia. I would like to see one in the wild some day... and laugh at it.
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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Health Care


Some helpful advice about health care reform.

This is my sketchbook equivalent of screaming at the news.
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Friday, February 24, 2017

Joe Biden


I already really miss this guy.

Testing out my coloring caricatures with watercolor. AND I finally got new colored pencils.
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Sunday, February 5, 2017

Great Tit


The Great Tit (Parus major) which is native to Great Britain.

I am looking forward to adding these to my life list when the wife and I visit England later this year. If for no other reason, than to loudly brag about seeing them.
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Sunday, January 29, 2017

Hoatzin


Pronounced, "Watson".

Hoatzins are super bizarro prehistoric looking birds from the Amazon jungle. They still have vestigial hooked claws on their wings, which the young birds use to climb back into trees (since they usually perch in bushes above jungle swamps full of predators).   

I saw a tree laden with these when I was in Ecuador, and it was amazing/hilarious.

This is my second attempt at watercolors and colored pencils. Still need new colored pencils. haha.
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Saturday, January 21, 2017

American Carnage: Inauguration 2017


"This American carnage stops right here, and right now". 

Seems a tad hyperbolic.

Donald Trump as Carnage, the Spider-man villain. Because they're both evil. And slimy.
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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Bossk


Did a quick sketch of Bossk to try my hand and watercolors shaded with colored pencils.

I really need some different colored pencils.
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Sunday, January 1, 2017

Goblin Shark


The deep sea dwelling Goblin Shark. To catch their prey they rapidly extend their jaws. It's pretty disturbing looking.

Another recent watercolor. 
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Tanuki


The Tanuki, a subspecies of the Asian Raccoon Dog. Native to Japan.

I had to throw in a sake bottle for good measure.

Done in watercolors. Lately I've been relaxing by doing small watercolor paintings.
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