Its been awhile since I’ve posted anything, so here it is. I finished this painting about early November. I thought I’d try something different with the body position this time. I’m learning a lot with this project and still have one more painting to go. The size of the painting is still 22″x30″. Stay tuned for the final installment, I’m shooting for the deadline to be mid January. Hope everyone has a happy and safe holiday.
Here are a few of the last paintings I’ve been working on. I guess my 1 of 50 post has turned into just producing 50 paintings by the end of the year. I feel like I’m on a steady pace but who knows. I also did a collaboration with 3 other artists of 31 watercolor paintings the month of August that I’ll eventually get around to posting. It seems as if it will never end.
I painted a few flash sheets over the past 2 weeks, these designs are fun tattoo designs that I’d love to tattoo. I painted an American traditional sheet, Black and gray sheet, and a Japanese sheet. Each design will be $80 until October 1st, after that they will still be available but each design will be $150. If your interested you can contact me at 702-732-2200 or come down to the shop at 4225 S. Eastern ave. Suite 9 Las Vegas, NV 89119.
My good buddy Jessi just knocked out a awesome portrait on me of Charlton Heston from the movie Soylent Green. He’s been crushing it on portraits lately so hit him up and get one done! He’s charging $150- $200 for palm size portraits and it’s well worth it! Come down to the shop or even check out his blog which is in my links section to see some more of his work. Below is the portrait that he did on me.
One of my painting goals for the year was to paint a full scale Japanese back piece. So one day back in June or July the RZA (Mike) had an awesome idea for all of us at the shop to paint back pieces and auction them off for charity and send the money towards the Japan relief efforts (hence the title of the show “Shirts off our backs”). I thought awesome! I can achieve one of my painting goals for the year and if it sells have it go towards a great cause. I chose a koi fish to be my main subject. The painting itself took roughly a month or so to paint, that’s give or take a few days of shenanigans. Anyways I had an awesome time painting mine and I’m pretty happy with how it turned out. The show was great, we all had a blast, one of our pieces were sold and multiple prints were sold. I have a few limited edition prints left of mine if your interested in purchasing one contact me via email at email@example.com . The prints fit in an 8″x10″ frame and they’re going for $40 each. I’ll attach a picture of my print below.
I ended up spending my sunday funday hiking up at Lee canyon with a great group of friends. The weather was beautiful and scenery was awesome. It was pretty cool to hike in the areas that were usually covered in snow and to see how green things are. Living in a desert doesn’t give us a lot of scenery. I took a few pictures with my phone that will explain things a little bit better.