Travel I – Japan

Hello, Internet! 2014 is officially over, and as the new year begins I’m facing a big international trip with a friend to the land of zen, shinto, tea ceremonies, and giant robots fighting monsters – if you don’t get the idea, I’m talking about Japan! Going back to a young age, a lot of my earliest influences […]

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Noah’s Art Camp I

Hello again, internet! I’ve just finished moving yet again, and figured I’d start posting my homework from Noah’s Art Camp. I’m about a month behind…let’s see how much I can get done! (While I feel I received a great fine arts education in college, I am forever interested in pushing myself a little further, especially […]

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Figure Studies II

If adeptly rendering the human form is one of your goals, I can’t overstate the importance of doing figure studies on a regular basis, and drawing from real life when possible. If you are a student, your campus probably has an art club/drawing group. For those of us out of the education system, there are […]

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Sketchbook Cleaning I

Sketchbook cleaning is a necessity when you draw a lot. It’s not so much cleaning as it is pouring through the strange and frenzied visual diaries you carry on you for months at a time long after the fact, boggling over all the jotted notes and long-forgotten ideas. It’s unsettling sometimes to find sketches that […]

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More Art!

Here’s the finished piece for An Artist A Day – – and a detail shot of the dog – – and on a completely different note, Skyrim fanart that will be digitally colored soon! Thanks for watchin’! – JT

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Designing websites – that’s what weekends are for, right? (Figure Studies I)

Hello out there! If you’re reading this, you’ve discovered my first art blog post. Congratulations! Have some sketches from last weekend’s Sketchy Saturday event at One Grand Gallery here in Portland, OR. 2-hour figure study with a professional fighter as model. I’m excited to get this blog goin’. Much more interesting and elaborate posts to […]

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