Monday, November 21, 2011

Дядо Добри

Generals charcoal pencils - black and white

guess what - charcoal :-)

another one of the series - B&W generals charcoal pencil study - after a GREAT Russian painter Ivan Kuzmich Makarov

Another charcoal

Generals B&W charcoal pencils on toned paper - some refs used in the very beginning

Mark Twain

Generals B&W charcoal pencils

charcoal sketch from imagination

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Velin & Marina wedding invitation

Another caricature I did recently - two of my favorite people got married and I was the best man.
It was a great wedding, we had a blast! :-)
They wanted something funny and I'm glad they decided to trust me with the invitation :-)

The front:

the back

Birthday present

Some caricatures done for a BDay present
Thanks to Nina for sending me great photos, detailed description of these guys and LOTS of great ideas:-)
I had a lot of fun painting these caricatures :-)

Here they are:







The Birthday girl - Mina

Aaand the final image before printing and framing

It was LOTS of fun, hope you like these :-)


a girl sketch

a doodle from imagination

a doodle from imagination

a quick caricature

a quick doodle

a sketch, no refs


a quick sketch

Monday, September 26, 2011

Friday, September 16, 2011

John Krasinski caricature

this week's challenge over at Caricaturama 3000 group on Facebook.
Pencil sketch, painted over in Photoshop

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Michael Moore caricature

dry pastels + black marker on toned paper(6"x8"), 45 min

Friday, May 27, 2011

Natalie - no strings attached :-)

A Natalie Portman caricature I did a while ago for a challenge over at Facebook. It's a WIP and I'm not sure if I'll ever finish it...

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Stephen King caricature

A digital caricature of Mr King for a weekly contest at FB. Preliminary pen/pastel sketch here - click me

And the finished piece:

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Franz Kafka caricature

for the weekly caricaturama caricature contest over at Facebook.
Pencil sketch, painted over in Photoshop.

Friday, April 8, 2011

Norman Rockwell caricature

for the caricaturama weekly contest at Facebook.
Ballpoint pen, marker and some pastels for color and highlights on toned paper

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Michael Madsen caricature

A caricature of Michael Madsen for a weekly contest over at Facebook

Monday, March 21, 2011

Kanye West finished caricature

Damn, it took me a whole lotta time to get it right (actually I'm not quite sure I did, but...)
My first digital piece (except for a few quick sketches) in about two years - my tablet's been more of a mouse pad ever since I started learning to draw

cartoon chick

a quick cartoon doodle with my coffee

Friday, March 18, 2011

digital portrait

Done with ArtRage - the pencil tool is just AWESOME:-)

Kanye West caricature

Done for a weekly contest over at FB.
Kanye's the victim this week :-)))

portrait in pencil

inspired by the Ron Lemen DVD

sanguine portrait sketch

done while I was watching some instructional DVD, Daniel Greene, I think..

quick painting study

a quick pencil&pastel portrait. I may try and paint this one in oils one of these days

another one

watercolors and pastels on paper, no refs

portrait sketch

quick portrait in sanguine, no refs

portrait study

Graydon Parrish study, flipped it for some reason