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WhollyZootopia #3

Sketching brightly colored birds at the zoo. The great Indian hornbill (left) has a bright yellow beak and head. The saddle-billed stork (right) is no bore either, with its red and yellow snout and beak. 14 more words


WhollyZootopia #2

Quick sketch (~2 hrs) of two big cats at the zoo. The Jaguar (left) and Indian leopard (right) look nearly identical. The main difference between them is in the spots on their coats. 33 more words


WhollyZootopia #1

Quick sketch (<1.5 hrs) of an Indian elephant at the zoo. In comparison with its African counterpart, the Indian elephant is smaller in size with less flappy ears and a lighter tusk. 8 more words


The wrath of rAma

Rama’s wrath. Watercolor on paper (7″x10″). 

rAma, the hero of the great epic the Ramayana,was a prince in the kingdom of koshala (modern day Uttar Pradesh/ Bihar). 88 more words

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Watercolor Journal Entry 4

Monday Morning Bagel

Farmington, Missouri (July 18,2016)

Painted this sketch while enjoying a blueberry bagel and coffee from my local Panera. Chalk this one up as much needed practice. 122 more words


Watercolor Journal Entry 3

St. Mary, Missouri (July 14, 2016)

I was able to get in a quick watercolor sketch this morning while my wife was running an errand. The air temperature was 82°F, but the humidity was quite high. 32 more words


Watercolor Journal Entry 2

Painted this scene on location at Ste. Genevieve, Missouri on June 28, 2016.
The dry paint pans worked much better for this sketch. Everything was going great, until I started tweaking the sketch at the very end. 97 more words