# I forgot to put this here whoops
# repaints
# reluctant to cover up actual art with repaints but oh well who cares gotta do it sometime
# httyd
# still pretty proud of this even though....... I finally found a good ref of her back yesterday..........
# and it's different from how I painted it >80
# so hard to find good refs. why

after doing repaints of this toothless and this gronkle, I found a little $2 nadder at target and decided to repaint it, too! This one was pretty complicated and took quite awhile to paint, especially because it’s so small. my little brother wants me to tell you all that that’s his hand.

Here’s what she looked like before painting (I got this pic off the internet, mine actually looked worse)!

89 notes | 6 days ago | reblog
# lion
# lioness
# teeth
# mouth
# animals
# ???????????what do I even tag this as
I looooove animal teeeeeethhhhh

I looooove animal teeeeeethhhhh

54 notes | 1 week ago | reblog
# bird
# birds
# red tailed hawk
# hawk
# raptor
speedpaint that started w/ a sketch of this gorgeous bird

speedpaint that started w/ a sketch of this gorgeous bird

143 notes | 1 week ago | reblog
# cortnan
# typography
# thank u for that swans. it made a big difference for me
a few months ago when I was pretty upset, one of my best buds (cortnan) gave me a really good pep talk. One of the things that really stuck with me from our conversation was these words: The first step is getting up. 
I thought they were so important that I decided to draw them out on a sticky note pretty much immediately after she said ‘em, and I’ve kept it by my bed ever since. When I have a hard time waking up in the morning, Swans’ words are there next to my alarm clock. the first step is getting up.

a few months ago when I was pretty upset, one of my best buds (cortnan) gave me a really good pep talk. One of the things that really stuck with me from our conversation was these words: The first step is getting up. 

I thought they were so important that I decided to draw them out on a sticky note pretty much immediately after she said ‘em, and I’ve kept it by my bed ever since. When I have a hard time waking up in the morning, Swans’ words are there next to my alarm clock. the first step is getting up.

46 notes | 2 weeks ago | reblog
# blue ridge mountains
# watercolor
# mountains
# painting
# part of the fun of going to the blue ridge mountains was singing fleet foxes everywhere
plein air watercolor doodle that I liked, from my journal
I went to the North Carolina and stayed in the Blue Ridge Mountains (!!!) for a family reunion a few weeks ago, and it rained most of the time we were there. the result was this gorgeous mist that cascaded up off and out of the hills. it was so beautiful
(also beautiful was the Nantahalla river! which I got to go whitewater rafting on. that same mist blanketed most of the river and it was like going through a rainforest wowee)

plein air watercolor doodle that I liked, from my journal

I went to the North Carolina and stayed in the Blue Ridge Mountains (!!!) for a family reunion a few weeks ago, and it rained most of the time we were there. the result was this gorgeous mist that cascaded up off and out of the hills. it was so beautiful

(also beautiful was the Nantahalla river! which I got to go whitewater rafting on. that same mist blanketed most of the river and it was like going through a rainforest wowee)

10 notes | 1 month ago | reblog
# fleet foxes
# typography
# someone you'd admire
# song lyrics
# these lyrics mean so much to me.
# and I've wanted to draw them for a long time
# I'm glad I did. it feels good to put them on paper
I walk with others in me yearning to get out;claw at my skin, and gnash their teeth, and shout.one of them wants only to be someone you’d admire;one would as soon just throw you on the fire.after all is said, and after all is done,god only knows which of them I’ll become

I walk with others in me yearning to get out;
claw at my skin, and gnash their teeth, and shout.
one of them wants only to be someone you’d admire;
one would as soon just throw you on the fire.

after all is said, and after all is done,
god only knows which of them I’ll become

52 notes | 1 month ago | reblog
# one more for now
# god thE NOTES I JUST??? wow how did this happen
# repaints

I also found this $5 toothless figurine at target and it was already pretty cute but I went “how can I make this even cuter

here’s what the original toothless figurine looked like, pre-painting (I forgot to take before pics so here’s a picture of it from amazon). I also filled in some gaps in his tail with epoxy putty and sanded his edges a little.

29,330 notes | 1 month ago | reblog
# I wasnt sure whether or not to reblog these here but I think I will
# repaints
# my art

I found this $2 gronkle figurine at target and its paint job was so sad-looking so I DECIDED TO SAND AND REPAINT HIM 

here is what the original looked like, pre-repainting

92 notes | 1 month ago | reblog
# typography
# robert frost
# stopping by woods on a snowy evening
# poetry
# took me long enough to get some good pics of this geez
# I wish I'd gotten more pics of the middle. what was I thinking
# can u tell I like stars and forests

quote from Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost

the woods are lovely, dark, and deep / but I have promises to keep / and miles to go before I sleep / and miles to go before I sleep

around the holidays last year when I was back home from college, my mom asked me if I could do some chalkboard typography for her on this big, long chalkboard she has. I’d say the board is about 4 feet long?? it was quite a thing to work on and it was a lot of fun (even though the feeling of chalk on my fingers squicks me out a little). I got to choose the quote, with the guidelines of “something having to do with the woods or winter.”

18 notes | 1 month ago | reblog
# thylacine
# tasmanian tiger
# tasmania
# skulls
# flora
# PHEW ok I have been working on this for around a month now and here it is. finally
# I love thylacines so much u have no idea how sad it makes me that they're extinct
# I actually did like 2+ hours of research into tasmanian flora. I learned a lot about tasmania
# uvu
# the plants probably aren't to scale though. sighs

Thylacine skull with Tasmanian flora!

259 notes | 1 month ago | reblog
# httyd
# httyd 2
# toothless
# ALPHA TOOTHLESS
# how to train your dragon
# I couldnt find any reference pictures of alpha toothless on the internet so
# I took some artistic liberties. this is not accurate probably
# also ok I havent done legit lineart in probably like............... a year
# or more...................
# httyd 2 spoilers
# spoilers
# I guess sorta

I REALLY LOVED HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2…………………

171 notes | 2 months ago | reblog
# anon
# asks
# I'm sorry anon :(
# Anonymous
Anonymous: how'd you make the backgrounds?

I’m not sure what you mean by the backgrounds!! can you specify which thing you’re talking about?

0 notes | 2 months ago | reblog
# legend of zelda
# windwaker
# wind waker
# king of the red lions
# zelda
# apparently I've already played the sequel to windwaker oops
# I never really got to play many of the zelda games because the first real console we ever bought was a wii
# I had a gameboy but if there were ever any zelda games they were never on my radar
# but a few years ago I played phantom hourglass and spirit tracks
# not realizing PH was the sequel to windwaker
# and thoroughly enjoyed em anyway so. that was good
# gonna see if I can use the emulator I'm using to play okami on my pc later B)
# it's 2am here so maybe not a good time to post art but
# eh
I FINALLY STARTED PLAYING WINDWAKER and oh my god this game is full of SO MANY THINGS I AM ALL ABOUT. cute bird people. sassy pirate lady. little forest spirits. great music with harp in it. sailing around the ocean and EXPLORING STUFF and CAUSING A LITTLE MISCHIEF WHILE SIMULTANEOUSLY HELPING PEOPLE AND DEFEATING EVIL
I’m especially in love with a certain sentient lion dragon boat with wolverine sideburns though 

I FINALLY STARTED PLAYING WINDWAKER and oh my god this game is full of SO MANY THINGS I AM ALL ABOUT. cute bird people. sassy pirate lady. little forest spirits. great music with harp in it. sailing around the ocean and EXPLORING STUFF and CAUSING A LITTLE MISCHIEF WHILE SIMULTANEOUSLY HELPING PEOPLE AND DEFEATING EVIL

I’m especially in love with a certain sentient lion dragon boat with wolverine sideburns though 

545 notes | 2 months ago | reblog
# 3d animation
# animation
# modeling
# 3d modeling
# I modeled the boat and its lantern
# hannah modeled the buoy and its bell and all the chain links in the scene
# and the two of us also modeled other stuff
# wooooooo

3D Graphics final project by me and my friend Hannah(*´・v・) 

15 notes | 3 months ago | reblog
# mad bots
# Im particularly fond of generator bird dude. yeh
# robots
# vaccum
# generator
# I just realized I misspelt protective up there. oh well

Some character sheets for a (really cool) robot-themed senior thesis videogame project I’m working on! I’ll also be 3d modeling these guys over the summer. They’re both antagonists that the player has to figure out how to defeat.

bird guy is a generator, shark guy is a vaccum cleaner B)

25 notes | 3 months ago | reblog
back to top