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Monday, December 30, 2013

Another final wip

Final wip  of yesterday's drawing . I'm kind of on the fence about this one, but maybe it will grow on me. It's 6x9" on bristol. I used, copic markers, pen and ink, watercolor, and acrylic.

Sunday, December 29, 2013

A little Sunday night drawing

A quick Sunday night wip . 6x9" on bristol.  I finished inking and tomorrow I'll start the color.

Saturday, December 28, 2013

suspended alien

Final wip of my suspended alien piece. It's on 6x9" bristol paper. I used copic markers, caran dache pencils and crayons, pen and ink, watercolor and acrylic paint.

Monday, December 23, 2013

Emerging twin

Final wip . The color is all finished on this little guy. 6x9" on bristol paper. I used caran dache, pen and ink, copic markers and watercolor.

Sunday, December 22, 2013

The sketch has been inked

2nd wip . Just finished inking this little guy. Time for color. 6x9" on bristol paper. pen and ink

A quick Sketch

A wip of a quick idea I had. I call it the emerging twin. It's a pencil sketch on 6x9" bristol paper.

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Behold the hair follicle

Here is another piece I finished today. It's a hair follicle. It's on 6x9" bristol paper. I used fw acrylic ink, copic marker, pen and ink.

Finished Alien Rabbit

Final wip of my alien rabbit . It's on 6x9" bristol paper. I used copic markers, pen and ink, watercolor, and caran dache.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Way back Wednesday

Here is a drawing from last year. An alien orb hovering scientist . I used ink, copic markers, pen and ink, carandache pencils, watercolor, and acrylic paint.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Alien Rabbit inked

2nd wip of the Alien Rabbit . It's 6x9" on Bristol. The inking is finished. Next the color.

Alien rabbit sketch

A wip of an alien rabbit . It's 6x9" on Bristol. I'll start inking  it in a minute.

Monday, December 16, 2013

My piece from the Atwater Studios show

Since the show at Atwater Studios is over I figured I could share my finished piece. It's one of my Fleshscape pieces. I did it on 16x20" on Bainbridge board using copic markers, pen and ink, watercolor, colored pencils, and acrylic paint.

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Finished sci-fi piece

I just finished coloring my little sci-fi piece. 6x9" on bristol paper .  I used copic markers, pen and ink, acrylic paint and watercolor.

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Another update on my sci-fi drawing

My 3rd wip  on my space  drawing . I'm about half way done with the coloring . 6x9" on bristol paper . I used copic markers, pen and ink and acrylic paint.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Way Back Wednesday

Way back Wednesday. Here is a drawing from my sketchbook from last year. A little grave digging troll . It's pen and ink using a rapidograph.

Monday, December 9, 2013

Update on the sci-fi drawing

2nd wip I still have a bit more inking  to do before I can start on the color. 6x9" on bristol. Pitt pens and copic markers

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Sci-fi wip

Since I saw gravity a few weeks back I've been getting inspired by creepy space stuff. Here is a WIP of a 6x9" drawing  I'm doing on bristol paper with pencil.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Hanging around

Just finished inking her. I'll add color later. 6x9" on bristol.

Monday, December 2, 2013

A caterpillar

This is a caterpillar just incase you were curious. 9x6" on bristol paper. I used copic markers, pen and ink, and watercolor.

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Next upcoming show

My next up coming show. Myself, Onoclea Studios and 13 other talented artists will be showing at Atwater studios . So if you can come check out all of our work.

Finished the drawing from yesterday.

I finished coloring the sketch from yesterday. I've been doing drawings lately with babydoll heads. This is the first i've brought to completion. It's on 6x9" bristol paper. I used pen and ink, copic markers, watercolor, and some colored pencils.

Saturday, November 30, 2013

Sketching out another

Just started sketching out another little 6x9" drawing. I'll most likely ink it and color it tomorrow.

Behold the kitten!

Check out my kitten drawing. I did it on 6x9" on bristol paper. pen and ink, colic marker and watercolor.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Almost finished!

Almost done. I just have to finish the background. If you want to see the finished piece you'll have to come out to the Atwater Studios show on 12/6.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Working on my piece for an upcoming show

Coloring in progress. It's taking longer then I thought, but that's normally the case. I'm using copic markers, ink on 16x20" Bainbridge board.

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Finished inking

I finally finished inking my piece for the Atwater show. Tomorrow I start  on the color. I used pen and ink on Bainbridge board. 16x20"

Friday, November 8, 2013

Upcoming Show

My next up coming show. Myself, Carrie and 13 other talented artists will be showing at Atwater Studios . So if you can, come check out all of our work at Atwater Studios.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Creepy Eepy show

I picked up my sculpture along with my other pieces from the creepy eepy show at foe up in noho Massachusetts. It was sculpted with sculpey.

Yesterday's morning sketch

A quick 5 minute sketch to start off my day. pen and ink, copic

Morning sketch

Another quick sketch this morning. I went old-school today with pencil . babydoll

Sunday, October 6, 2013

The Book of Wrong

Hey Friends, It's been a long time coming but my first of what I hope to be many self published art books is here. It's called "The Book of Wrong". In this book you will find a small collection of my finished drawings and sketches from years past in a variety of media including pen and ink, marker, watercolor, acrylic and digital illustration. So check it out, and I hope you like it. Later - Joe

Thursday, August 29, 2013

All inked...

...and ready to be scanned for the coloring book. I can't wait to start doping some color on these bad boys. If you would like to see the final colored versions of these or get your hands on the coloring book, come to the Creepy Eepy opening on October 11, 6pm at the FOE Gallery in Northampton, MA.

Pen and Ink on 9x12" 150lb Bristol Paper.

Later - Joe

Wednesday, August 28, 2013


Here is the final Sketch of my Dracula for the upcoming Creepy Eepy Show at the FOE Gallery. My Vampires don't shimmer in sunlight...they burst into flames and they most definitely feed on the living!

Pencil on 9x12" 150lb bristol paper.

Later - Joe

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Trick or Treat!

...I'll take the trick!

Here is the final Sketch of my Trick or Treaters for the upcoming Creepy Eepy Show at the FOE Gallery. I found a lot of photos of Trick or Treaters from 1910 to the 1930's. Real creepy  and cool! mostly because back then they made their costumes out of paper mache and things they could find.

Pencil on 9x12" 150lb bristol paper.

Later - Joe

Monday, August 26, 2013

Behold Frankenstein!

Here is the final Sketch of my Frankenstein for the upcoming Creepy Eepy Show at the FOE Gallery. I'm planning on doing 4 finished full color illustrations plus some sculpts for the show. 3 of which I will scan after I'm done inking them so that they can be used in a coloring book that we are creating for the show to help raise money for autism research.

Pencil on 9x12" 150lb bristol paper.

Later - Joe

Get Creepy Eepy!

I've busy lately trying to get ready for an upcoming show.  The Opening will be on October 11th at 6pm, at the FOE Gallery in Northampton, MA. The show will be featuring  TEN artists from Massachusetts and Connecticut including myself. We all delve into the dark creepy recesses of our brains to create new works based on childhood memories, mysteries, fears and Halloween. Show runs through November 3rd.

If you're interested in what I've been working on for the show, I've been posting a lot of in progress shots on Instagram and Facebook. But for those of you who aren't into Instagram or Facebook, I'll start posting some in progress shots here on the Blog.

I hope you all will be able to join me at the opening. There will be a lot of great work from some very talented artist.

Later - Joe

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Concept drawing

Just a quick concept drawing of a possible sculpture I'm thinking of doing for an upcoming show. It's done with ink, marker, and watercolor on 98lb mix media paper.

Later - Joe

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Just sketching

I was just trying out some new markers and pens I bought.

Later - Joe

Friday, May 24, 2013

Scalvin and Shlobbes

So I was looking at our bookshelf the other day and I decided to read one of our Calvin and Hobbes books. While I was reading it I got inspired to do my own version. So I figured Scalvin (aka Calvin) would be an old guy dressed as a young dude. As for Shlobbes (aka Hobbes) would be funnier as a Daisy Duke meets Furry. Just my quick attempt at cartooning.

It was done with ink, marker and a little bit of water color on 9x12, 150lb Bristol Paper.

Later - Joe

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

The Anteater

The Ink Drawing 
The Final Color Version

I haven't had much time to do a proper painting in a long time, so these little drawings will have to do in the meantime.

Ink, Water Color, Marker, and Color Pencil on 150 lb 9x12 Bristol paper.

Later - Joe

Monday, May 20, 2013

Custom Munny Show

I've been meaning to post these shots for a while, but I guess it's better late then never. Back in December I took part in a custom Munny Show at the Paris in Plantsville Gallery in Plantsville CT. It was fun. I hadn't done a custom Munny before, so it was a pretty cool experience. Here are a crap-ton of shots of the sculpture, from every angle ever imagined.

 Thanks - Joe