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This blog is intended to showcase my art across traditional and digital. I'm pretty good with art but I'm also very much hoping to learn from others on this platform.

Jack Vettriano – The Singing Butler

29 Jun 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Jaemoney

I absolutely adore this painting. It’s a painting by Jack Vettriano – it’s called The Singing Butler and it was produced in 1992. As I recall, I first saw it when I was a kid. I liked it back then and I’m still enchanted with it now. Since it was pai...

Digital Drawing - Closer to Likeness

7 Jun 2020 1 minute read 4 comments Jaemoney

  There's lots of satisfaction with this digital drawing. The likeness isn't quite there but there has certainly been massive improvements. My effort level on this drawing was not crazy high, but the results are very good. Soon I want to start doing...

Digital Drawing - Hair Flow

16 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Jaemoney

Hair in drawing can elevate an image massively. Now if you get it wrong I don't think it will mess up a drawing because other parts of a portrait can be more critical like the eyes. However if you get hair right in a portrait it will make the portra...

Digital Drawing - Thandie Newton

9 May 2020 1 minute read 5 comments Jaemoney

Thandie Newton is such an amazing actress that I was compelled to draw her. For a good couple of decades she has been on top of her game as an actress and she just keeps getting better. Personally I think I did a good job with this one but it should...

Digital Drawing - Failed Drawing Dejavu

5 May 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Jaemoney

This is the second time I've tried to draw Gal Gardot, and this is the second time I've messed it up. That's Crazy! The thing which drives me nuts is that in both cases the drawings themselves look good but in no way do they look like Gal Gardot.  T...

Digital Drawing - Hair Buns

4 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Jaemoney

I'm very happy with this drawing. I think it turned out good. One of the best things about drawing is when you start drawing, and then the artistic impressions kick in. This portrait is hands down a clear case of that.   It does not look exactly lik...

Digital Drawing - Maggie Q

3 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Jaemoney

Maggie Q is one seriously talented lady. She is an amazing actor who has been in many of my favorite movies. I was also pleasantly surprised to find out that she is vegan who done has done a lot for the cause. Currently Diane Keaton (another brillia...

BIC Art Master Competition : Africa 2019

11 Apr 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Jaemoney

Introduction Last October I was really pleased to see a post about an art competition in my Instagram feed. The competition was by BIC to produce some artwork about Africa. This really piqued my interest on so many levels. Competitions are cool becau...

A Portrait of a Friend

10 Apr 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Jaemoney

I like this drawing a lot because I captured the likeness and the essence of the character captured much better than I used to. It really looks like her! The proportions are good; the values are solid and line work is great. There is also a really n...

Digital Drawing - Quick Drawings

3 Apr 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Jaemoney

It can't be overstated just how important these quick drawings can be. They aren't intended to be perfect but do they go a long way in learning the craft. These quick drawing help you figure out the areas of weaknesses and strengths without having t...