I am available for freelance illustration, storyboarding, sketch art, and concept art in Print/Advertising/Entertainment companies in the Los Angeles area (in-house) or anywhere across the globe (remotely.) I accept fine-art commissions only as my schedule allows. I do not accept tattoo-design commissions. // jawcooper@gmail.com

August 31, 2009

Arroyo Hondo

I recently went hiking at beautiful Arroyo Hondo and made these quick sketches. I also saw a bobcat which was amazing, but it disappeared down the riverbed before any sketching could happen.

August 23, 2009

Leyendecker studies, misc sketching, and more Bear Rug

Leyendecker is one of my favorite painters. If for some reason you are not familiar with his work, look it up and fall in love.









...misc animal sketches...





This sketch is for a paneled painting I'm planning. I'm thinking of making each panel 1'x3' so all put together it would be 5'x3'. It's called "The Bird."








Progress on the newest bear rug... I haven't decided what to call him yet. Bernard? Bearnard?

Foam fitting:


Drawing the pattern out on the faux fur:


The faux fur with the pieces removed:


These are the patterns I made for the previous bear rug, Randal:


Here is the side piece pinned on the foam form to check the fit:




I made about 75 more promo packages and sent them out. Thank you to everyone who emailed me, thanking me for these packages! I love hearing from you!