Working in the digital realm

The header image is a digital illustration. I like working with the digital, but it just isn't the same as working with my watercolor and gouache. I like the risk involved in the traditional media. One misstep and the whole thing can go sideways. Digital... you just go "undo" - boom safe and secure.

Delphos Grain: Delphos, Kansas

Digital illustration of an old granary back home. This little structure was in use when I was a kid forty years ago, but not sure if still operating today. The town has a huge concrete grain elevator just to the south of this structure.

Finger story

These two digital illustrations were inspired by student speculation as to how I lost my ring finger. There were multiple stories circulating around the art department. My favorite Involved a paper cutter and another student. Also at the time, several students were attempting to develop their skills in graphic novel artwork and I thought this …