February 20, 2017
Spring Daffodils

Daffodil Copic Marker Rendering

Last week I bought a container of daffodils and found time to create an illustration with my fine black markers.  It was great fun to add […]
May 20, 2015

Copic Color Marker Back Hall Rendering

Having fun adding marker to line drawings from my perspective drawing book.  This image was originally used to demonstrates how a simple one-point perspective grid becomes […]
November 12, 2014

Exterior Residential Copic Rendering

I had a housing developer contact me for a sample of my work.  They sent me one of their elevations to color render.  Here is the […]
November 19, 2013

Line Drawing of Sofa Pillows with Pattern

It was fun to play around with a variety of patterns in this sofa sketch.  First I collected actual samples to use as I did the […]
November 13, 2013

Drawing Vases Inspired by west elm

I find drawing inspiration from visiting the west elm website accessory page. I admire how their designers successfully put different items together.  This drawing is one […]
June 17, 2013

Marker Rendered Floor Plans

I am appreciating the good work that my marker rendering students are doing at Florida State College at Jacksonville this summer.  Most of the students have […]
April 29, 2013

Kristen Hansen Marker Illustrator

Here is wonderful floor plan rendering by Kristen Hansen. She is a freelance architectural illustrator who specializes in line drawings and hand renderings. Check out her […]
July 9, 2012

Travel Sketches and E-book

Mike Dalkubara is an industrial designer and urban sketcher who has also published several E-books.  Notice his wonderful sketching style in these two Hotel Layout Sketches. […]
April 19, 2012

Local Fire Stations as Art Inspiration

One of the fun aspects of living in Jacksonville Florida is the older buildings that surround my neighborhood that are still being used.  I was first […]
April 16, 2012

SketchUp Start + Hand Rendering Finish

Jim Leggett is an expert at drawing shortcuts.  He has a book, a website and a blog full of drawings techniques with video demonstrations and suggestions […]
March 23, 2012

iPAD Airport Drawing

I found myself trapped in airports up the east coast this week as I traveled to a conference.  So what do you do while you wait […]
March 13, 2012

Color Design in Hand Renderings

Neil Pearson has an exciting website showing his illustrations and renderings.  He uses a line drawing to show the design elements of the space and adds […]
March 9, 2012

Value demonstrated in Peilli Wang's Drawings

I am appreciating Peilli Wang’s drawing and his rendering style. Let’s take a close look at how he uses the elements and principles in his drawings. […]
February 20, 2012

Barry Blitt hand drawing illustrations

One of my favorite illustrators, Barry Blitt, was interviewed on Fresh Air from WHYY:  NPR Monday, Feb. 20th.  His  drawings can be found on The New […]
January 28, 2012

Ian Patrick Line Drawings

Here is a successful line drawings of a kitchen, by Ian Patrick, which is posted on his website Ian Patrick Interiors. I find inspiration from viewing […]