Adobe Ideas noir illustration

Adobe Ideas: Noir Illustrations

Recently I started experimenting with some noir style illustration in Adobe Ideas.  I’ve always been a fan of the hard shadows and dark style that comes with noir illustrations and films. Read more

Toy Design

Toy Design: Troubled Times in Mario World

For the longest time I’ve wanted to take my “Troubled Times in Mario World” illustration and turn it into a 3D model so I could get a 3D print made of it and stick it on my desk.  Here is the progress I’ve made so far.  Character modeling was never my strongest skill but I think I’m starting to get the hang of it again. Read more

Positive and Negative lights in Cinema 4D

Positive and Negative Lights in Cinema 4D

I recently started experimenting with positive and negative lights in Cinema 4D and I’ve found the effect great for making high contrast  and noir looking images.


An illustration I’ve been working on of Sinestro created in Adobe Ideas on the iPad. Read more

Indigo Lantern

Indigo Lantern

Started working on a dual oni blade wielding Indigo Lantern in Adobe Ideas on the iPad. Read more

Adobe Ideas Red Lantern

Red Lantern Illustration

A Red Lantern Corps illustration created in Adobe Ideas on the iPad.

Nomad FLeX stylus

Nomad FLeX

An illustration I created for the Fab 5 Art Contest to promote the release of the new Nomad FLeX stylus.  The illustration was created using Adobe Ideas on the iPad.  Read more

Adobe Ideas Templates

As you may know Adobe Ideas has become one of my favorite drawing applications for the iPad. Over the past couple of weeks I started putting together some template files for Adobe Ideas.  At first I started out with just a few storyboard templates, but I couldn’t help making a few more for future projects.  In Adobe Ideas you get one photo layer to use as reference along with 10 drawing layers. You can download the templates below and add them to your single photo layer. Read more

Adobe Ideas Green Lantern Samurai

Adobe Ideas: Green Lantern Samurai

Today I created a new sketch in Adobe Ideas featuring a Green Lantern Samurai.  The idea for this piece came from a series of Green Lantern doodles I created several months back of a “what if” scenario where different characters throughout history were chosen to be a Green Lantern. Read more

Adobe Ideas Zombie Ninja Illustration

Adobe Ideas: Zombie Ninja

A new sketch created in Adobe Ideas of a zombie ninja throwing a fireball!  My fingers were a little sore after creating the texture for the fire. Read more

Adobe Ideas Darkk Illustration

Adobe Ideas: Darkk

A new sketch created in Adobe Ideas on the iPad.  The goal for this piece was to experiment with different “inking” techniques in Adobe Ideas.  The character kinda evolved as I was creating him, originally starting out more elf-like he now kinda reminds me more of Nightcrawler from the X-Men. Read more

“Mario Rises” Doodle

A quick doodle of Mario in his famous cape.