See “Ghost” progress from start to finish.

Black and white acrylic painting of three dogs, one seen through a translucent medical collar. A close up of 3 faces two in profile one straight forward.

See the painting Ghost, from the Medical Collar Series, progress from photos to finished painting.The video below uses stop motion or stills to show my process from composing with reference photos through drawing and layering paint. Today I do most of the photo manipulation digitally. And I have a much better camera. Since the painting … Read moreSee “Ghost” progress from start to finish.

Design for Nedtones Vol. 2 CD album cover

images and text design on the music CD the Nedtones Vol. 2

The design for Nedtones Volume 2 is done. I’ll be posting paintings but in the mean time here is my first attempt at a GIF, and my second attempt at designing a CD album cover for original music by Ned Tennis. Read about designing Nedtones Vol. 1 here. I used Paint dot net to design … Read moreDesign for Nedtones Vol. 2 CD album cover

Sidetracked designing a CD cover (or not every artist is a graphic designer)

updated, official CD cover for Nedtones Vol. 1
updated, official CD cover for Nedtones Vol. 1
The official CD cover for Nedtones Vol. 1

Intro

In high school, in the days of audio vinyl, a lot of arty kids fantasized about creating cover art for rock and roll albums.

I wasn’t one of them.

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