The Eyes Have It

I’m testing out some different eye techniques on 2 x 3 canvas. The eyes are one of the most difficult things for me to get right when using acrylics. 

First I went for the normal sparkly look.



Then I tried a close up of someone crying.

And then I thought, I should paint vampire eyes.

Lets face it, vampires rock. Oh, and of course the vampire should be crying blood instead of normal tears.  Because, you know, there are simply not enough paintings out there of vampires shedding tears of blood.

So, here you go..


One more vampire crying tears of blood.

Your welcome world.

Untitled Mermaid Painting


This is the start of a new mermaid painting on an 8 x 8 wood panel. I’m keeping the color scheme for this one simple blue, green and black.

This is what she looked like after 2 hours of painting:


She’s only about half done. I have to finish painting her body and fins and then some detail work. I was experimenting with how to portray hair flowing under water. Not to bad for my first attempt. 🙂

Eventually this portrait will have a name … Fathomless, maybe?