Francois’s Leaf Monkey

Leaf Monkey

Red pencil study of a Francois Leaf monkey. These guys are so fun to sketch, too cute.

Young Elphaba


Concept sketches of a young Elphaba and her young general. Inspired by Wicked.

Space monkeys


Just got an Intuos 5 tablet, so trying it out with Manga Studio, so far I’m liking the pressure sense on the tablet. It draws pretty smooth.


This blog needs to earn it’s namesake. and in that, here are more monkey sketches. I still love bears, but need to make room for the primates.

Baboon 12


Completed Baboon drawing tonight. I would love to design some patches for this character.

Adding Colors, Working Into Character…


I’m trying some softer painting techniques, all my brushes have been really gritty – pastelly. So, I’m trying to go softer. I think the rougher edges work better. I was cutting out pretty distinct shapes and painting inside, trying to move away from that as well.



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