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Mummy drawing

Mummy drawing

Another high-contrast, limited-palette mummy drawing. Exploring different styles and approaches to the character design and lighting. 

Mummy drawing

Mummy drawing

Another classic grayscale monster drawing, following up on the earlier Wolfman drawing. The trick here with this one too was to have more man th...

Wolfman sketch

Wolfman sketch

One of a series of Wolfman drawings and sketches I've been working on. Aiming to find the right look. The trick I've found is to include more man...

Event: HorrorHound Columbus

Event: HorrorHound Columbus

Just added to the Monsterologist event schedule is HorrorHound Weekend in Columbus, OH. If you plan on attending, please stop by the booth and sa...

Frankenstein's Monster

Frankenstein's Monster

The real monster created by the experiments in Dr. Frankenstein's lab was the mob mentality of the townsfolk. 

Vampire head drawing

Vampire head drawing

Another limited palette monster drawing, this time a red, black and white vampire! I really enjoy the creative constraints of the limited palette...

Zombie Skull drawing

Zombie Skull drawing

Cool zombie skull based on today's morning sketch. Is it obvious that I love working with a limited palette?

Hellhound color sketch

Hellhound color sketch

Hellhound limited palette color sketch. Took a while to get here, but like where this is headed.

Mothman Festival 2017 recap

Mothman Festival 2017 recap

This was my third year setting up the Monsterologist artist table at the annual Mothman Festival in Point Pleasant, West Virginia.  Please excuse ...

Diablo doodle

Diablo doodle

Quick devil head sketch from today's morning sketching session. Been having fun with these hexagonal heads lately.

Djinn drawing

Djinn drawing

A little preview of this Djinn drawing I've been working on this week. It started out as a more minimalist patch design, but I got into drawing up...

Monsterologist at the Mothman Festival 2017

Monsterologist at the Mothman Festival 2017

I'm gearing up for this year's Mothman Festival taking place on September 16 & 17, 2017 in Point Pleasant, West Virginia. In addition to my br...