Friday, January 30, 2015

"The Shaman's Opera" WIP - 30JAN15


"The Shaman's Opera" WIP - Commission for private collector

Well, I got a little time to paint today so I finished the foremost cliff by giving it a quick wash in blue and black with the airbrush to subdue it into the moonlight like the rest of the background. Looks like you can fall right off that cliff now! Lol.

I also painted in some shading and highlights on our Shaman's Arm. All done for today.

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Thursday, January 29, 2015

"The Shaman's Opera" WIP - 29JAN15


"The Shaman's Opera" WIP - Commission for private collector

So, my Hataali is no longer this weird guy floating in the middle of the Grand Canyon. I blocked in the rest of his body into the foreground and then sketched in some quick details. I will finish painting in his conchos and squashblossom on Monday. I think this looks much better than my original concept and just makes more sense visually. Done for today.

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

"The Shaman's Opera" WIP - 28JAN15


"The Shaman's Opera" WIP - Commission for private collector

The client asked that the horse and rider be defined a little more so there is that and I started to do the under layers that will become the canyon background as well as work more on the Hataali himself.

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

"The Shaman's Opera" WIP - 27JAN15


"The Shaman's Opera" WIP - Commission for private collector

You can't tell too much yet but eventually you will see a storm brewing over the far rim of the Grand Canyon and as a Navajo Hataali (Shaman, Singer) chants to the Sky Father as he begins to slowly reveal visions in the clouds above.

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

"One Hawt, Dark Knight" WIP - 22JAN15 - 2


"One Hawt, Dark Knight" WIP - Commission for Kendra Hale

Surprise! You get a two fer today. Got Zatanna's upper arm done and started work on Batman. Done for today. 

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"One Hawt, Dark Knight" WIP - 22JAN15


"One Hawt, Dark Knight" WIP - Commission for Kendra Hale

Zatanna is almost done. I will work on her shoulder/upper arm next and then get to work on Batman a bit before I finish her. So far all of this is done in colored pencil. No acrylics yet. Again, I apologize for the crooked border. The paper is warped a little and I didn't flatten it for the shot. =P 

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

"One Hawt, Dark Knight" WIP - 21JAN15


"One Hawt, Dark Knight" WIP - Commission for Kendra Hale

Corset now finished. Working on Zatanna's Top Hat. Sorry for the crooked border. Camera's at a weird angle. Derp....

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Saturday, January 17, 2015

"One Hawt, Dark Knight" WIP 17JAN15


"One Hawt, Dark Knight" WIP - Commission for Kendra Hale

Batman's cowl is finished and, of course, Zatanna no longer has a misplaced collar bone. Done 'til Monday. 

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Friday, January 16, 2015

"One Hawt, Dark Knight" WIP 16JAN15



"One Hawt, Dark Knight" WIP - Commission for Kendra Hale

OK, Kids. I'm done for today. Nothing fancy going on here. Just good 'ol Prismacolors being ground into submission with gradients, tones, values and shading. I'll see you again on Monday. Weekends are for the kiddos. =)

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Thursday, January 15, 2015

"One Hawt, Dark Knight" WIP 15JAN15



"One HAWT, Dark Knight" WIP - Commission for Kendra Hale

Finally getting to my commissions. About five months behind! Yikes! And finally, peeps are starting to commission me for what I love doing.......bringing da sexy.  Here we have Batman and Zatanna looking very smexy. Lol......This is being rendered on 9 X 12 Gray Toned Paper. It's all drawn in and ready to color tomorrow.

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

"Pull My Hair and Ride" Finished!


"Pull My Hair and Ride"
Acrylic Paint and Colored Pencil
20 X 30 Gessoed Illustration Board
Copyright 2015 Erik Stitt

This isn't the Print Ready photo but I wanted to show you all that I haven't been neglecting finishing this piece for it is, indeed, finished. Now I have to borrow a camera and snap her again for prints. Should be soon.

I know this took a long time compared to previous projects. Get used to it. I am a Family Man again and I have two toddler boys and a damned good Woman to look after. However, I've been told that my next full sized pieces shouldn't take two months to complete as things are more established and settled into a comfy routine.

I have three plus commissions to do next and then I will be back at doing Pin Up paintings again. This piece was essentially to get my sea legs back after being several weeks without painting.

I thank you all kindly for watching. I enjoy that. Very much so.

Erik

Friday, January 9, 2015

"Pull My Hair and Ride" WIP 09JAN15


"Pull My Hair and Ride" WIP (closeup)

I am now finished with Moto-Hawtie proper. Today I will try to finish the entire painting with only the helmet and jacket left to render.

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Wednesday, January 7, 2015

"Pull My Hair and Ride" WIP 07JAN15


"Pull My Hair and Ride" WIP

Pretty much done with her leg up to the tailpipe. Started work on the rear wheel and fixing little incongruities with the under drawing along the way.

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Tuesday, January 6, 2015

"Pull My Hair and Ride" WIP 06JAN15


"Pull My Hair and Ride" WIP

A little more airbrushed "special effects" and the ramp is finished. Done for today. See y'all tamale and thanks for watching!


Monday, January 5, 2015

"Pull My Hair and Ride" WIP 05JAN15


"Pull My Hair and Ride" WIP

The wheel and front most arm are now complete with all of the chrome-work. As My Lady is down with a bad toothache today, I done for today. I will be back at it tomorrow when I will finish the black lacquer ramp.

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Saturday, January 3, 2015

"Pull My Hair and Ride" WIP 03JAN15


"Pull My Hair and Ride" WIP

I cleaned up some lines and started work on the ramp. She's startin' to sing and dance a little. I always get excited when the vision starts to come together and align with what's in my head.