Time Lapse painting of a Hummingbird using the Bokeh

Welcome back to another fun little demo and time lapse video of how to paint a hummingbird, in mid flight.  I like to use several different illusions in this painting.  The background is a photography technique called Bokeh which is the use of out of focus backgrounds to emphasize the subject matter.  Another really fun technique, which is also a photographers technique and that is … Continue reading Time Lapse painting of a Hummingbird using the Bokeh

Airbrushing a custom Storm Trooper helmet with Automotive paints

So I have been wanting to show off the airbrush and its use in crafting and automotive paints.  Although I use the airbrush for all types of art, I want to show you that you can use it on anything; cars, bikes, surfboards, boats, helmets, cakes, body art, signs, clothing, linens, walls, murals crafts and so much more!  Today I am going to paint a … Continue reading Airbrushing a custom Storm Trooper helmet with Automotive paints

How to Paint a Bokeh background in Wildlife Art

bokeh (/ˈboʊkeɪ/ BOH-kay) (Japanese: [boke]) is the aesthetic quality of the blur produced in the out-of-focus parts of an image forcing us to focus our attention on a particular area of the image. In this case, a Quetzal; A sacred bird to the Ancient Mayan Natives of Mexico. This is a technique that takes the aesthetic quality of the out-of-focus blur and allows you to … Continue reading How to Paint a Bokeh background in Wildlife Art

Airbrushing Logan on a car hood, step by step and piece by piece.

I am, on many levels a nerd.  I am an art nerd, a dedicated paint dork and a certified X-Men geek.  I love the X-Men, Logan and Hugh Jackman!  He is one of my favorite actors and Wolverine is my all time favorite Mutant and superhero.  Now if I can only combine these aspects of my inspirations, together on one car hood,  then I would … Continue reading Airbrushing Logan on a car hood, step by step and piece by piece.

Airbrushing a Car Hood with Queen Padme Amidala

Well here are some of my favorite thing in life; Airbrushing, Star Wars and Natalie Portman!  Today we will compile all three of these things in this super fun project.  So, grab your airbrush and paint along with me. Step 1:  So the very first step is acquiring a nice clean car hood to paint on. It doesn’t have to be off of an actual … Continue reading Airbrushing a Car Hood with Queen Padme Amidala