5 Sketchbook Illustrations

  • These sketchbook illustrations were drawn from life, scanned and then painted in Photoshop.
  • I found these geese at the Dutchess County Fair. They seemed like they wouldn't mind if I stared at them for a bit. But then I got the look.
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  • These goats were comfortable hanging out at Barton Orchards. The guy in profile was very friendly, and attempted to eat my sketchbook as I rested it on the fence to draw him.
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  • These Canadian geese came in for a landing at Olivet University Golf Course. I wasn't able to get close enough for details, but in general they didn't seem to mind my presence.
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  • I remembered that Barton Orchards had small piglets, so I went back to see if I could capture a few sketches. As I was struggling to find an interesting pose,  out from the shadows comes this huge beast! He made his way to the center of the arena to pose just for me.
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  • These chickens were very happy at Schreiber's farm. They were my fastest moving targets for sure. With these guys, I realized that when I found a pose I liked and the chicken moved, I only had to look around to find another in a similar position. There were a lot of chickens.