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Nursery Gifts

Here are a few examples of Nursery gifts that I create and give as gifts to people for the new bundle of joy in their life.

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Thanks!  Keep creating!

K Lentz

Cartoon pencil drawing of Apple CEO Tim Cook

I love both caricature and cartooning and I was watching a caricature artists tutorial about drawing Tim Cook.  I was drawing along with the artist and this is what I ended up with more of a cartoon of Tim Cook than a caricature.  Same amount of fun just finished with a different look.  🙂

Keep drawing!  Enjoy!

K Lentz

D.I.Y. Tee Shirt

My nephew accepted a scholarship to the Stop-Motion school at Hampshire College in New Hampshire last summer, very exciting.  So I decided, as a gift, to make him a tee-shirt for the occasion.  I created a cartoon character that resembled him in four different poses.  The image below has each of the original drawings and the final print for the tee-shirt and I thought I would go through my process with you.

I began by drawing a character, the first drawing, that was the cartoon version of my nephew.  Next I laid tracing paper over the first drawing and drew his arms in various positions and changed his facial expression to match and I did this three times.  I ended up with four Jackson’s and ran them through Photo Shop and colored each a different color and dropped a film background in and added the text for the school.  The final print for the tee-shirt is the first picture in the image.  Using the direct to garment print process I had the final graphic added to the tee-shirt.

In my opinion, the tee-shirt turned out pretty good and my nephew was both surprised and very happy with the gift.

Enjoy and keep drawing!

K Lentz

The Eyes have it

So one of the things I struggle with is drawing eyes.  I decided to make that my drawing this week and I feel pretty good about how the eye turned out.  What are some of the things you struggle with in your art? Any suggestions about how I could make this eye better? 🙂

Thanks,

K Lentz

Batman speaks out about government shutdown. LAME!

Newsflash!  U.S. government is shut down!  AGAIN!  Ridiculous.

I was watching the news last week and of course more news about the government shutdown, yawn.  It got me thinking, what would Batman say about the shutdown?

LAME!

K Lentz

Paris Girl

Paris Girl –  I drew the girl in the picture using colored pencils but she seemed a bit lonely on the page.  I pulled a royalty-free image of Paris and dropped it in the background and placed a graphic of an airplane in the picture from Photoshop and Voila’ Paris Girl!

 

Keep drawing!

K Lentz

Sponge Bob

2019 Drawing Challenge – draw something every day…

Okay.  Let me first begin by saying drawing something everyday is much more difficult than I had anticipated.  Maybe some of you saw this coming…but this does not mean that I am not going to continue with my challenge it simply means I will need to adjust the scope of my frequency of drawing.  Also I do not want to become that annoying blogger person that sacrifices quality for quantity.

My 2019 drawing challenge – draw something everyday is going to become draw something everyday but complete the drawing weekly instead of daily.  🙂

As Sponge Bob would say

“We don’t need television not as long as we have our imagination”.

Keep drawing!

K Lentz