All art copyright (c) Mike Kloepfer
"The level of achievement that we have at anything is a reflection of how well we were able to focus on it."
-Steve Vai

Monday, September 29, 2008

New daily sketches and color studies!

I finally have a moment to insert a couple recent sketches. Check the daily sketches links for updates, or follow this link:
Colorado: Daily Sketches!

Additions to posted artwork

New banners:

While settling in, I stumbled across a few older pieces that I had not yet posted on the blog. I decided a couple of them merited a post, so here they are:
This portrait was done in 2007. I wanted to do a soft, 'sfumato' rendering (the technique used by DaVinci,) and the photo was perfect - the 3/4 pose and the wistful, far-away look in her eyes reminded me of the pose in Leonardo's "Lady with Ermine"