Freelance Illustrator // Fine Artist // Adventurer // (I do not accept tattoo-design commissions.) // jawcooper@gmail.com

June 12, 2013

Plein Air and Sketch Dump!

Here is what I have been up to!

My apologies for the "dump" nature of this post- I do my most frequent updating on Instagram these days. If you are interested in following me here is my profile: http://instagram.com/jawcooper

Enjoy!

Plein air painting and landscape studies (gouache in 4"x6" moleskin) :

















This one below was my very first attempt at gouache plein air from years back but freshly discovered:





Plein air painting (gouache in 4"x6" moleskin)  and drawing at the Natural History Museum:

















Miscellaneous sketches I have posted:





I suggest using photobooth to get your own photo reference for drawings, especially hands:




My curio collection continues to grow:




Here is "Howl" on my roof in downtown LA:


And I am frequently asked about how I come up with the imagery and concepts for my gallery work. I'm an avid list maker! Here is just one of many which I then synthesize down into more concrete ideas: