smitchel's (sm)artwork
pencil drawing, 8.5 by 11 inches, a sketch for a woodblock print 

pencil drawing, 8.5 by 11 inches, a sketch for a woodblock print 

Another exercise in digital painting, this time from a photo. Focused on getting a coherent value structure.

Another exercise in digital painting, this time from a photo. Focused on getting a coherent value structure.

Learning to paint digitally. I started out with creating just a grayscale image and then layered color on top of it. 

Done using Photoshop, painted from observation. 

More experiments with image and text. 
With all the cards laid out, the size is approx 8 x 10 inches. Ink and watercolor. 

More experiments with image and text. 

With all the cards laid out, the size is approx 8 x 10 inches. Ink and watercolor. 

Experiment with image and text. Inspired by something one of my professors said—“the skull is the flower on top of the spine.”
8 x 10 inches, ink. 

Experiment with image and text. Inspired by something one of my professors said—“the skull is the flower on top of the spine.”

8 x 10 inches, ink. 

For Image Design we had to make our own caution signs. Here are mine. 

For my Intro to Digital class, I had to create 2 digital collages inspired by a story or poem using Photoshop. 

The first collage is inspired by “The Hollow Men” by TS Eliot. The second is inspired by “Helen of Troy does Countertop Dancing” by Margaret Atwood. 

Experiments with color and the selection tool in Photoshop. 

Experiments with color and the selection tool in Photoshop. 

An illustration of the Master Shaper and the Little Princess bringing the lovely cake of cakes to the Queen’s palace. 
10 by 20 inches. 
Acrylic paint, clear gesso, computer paper, high solid gel, marker, on illustration board. 

An illustration of the Master Shaper and the Little Princess bringing the lovely cake of cakes to the Queen’s palace. 

10 by 20 inches. 

Acrylic paint, clear gesso, computer paper, high solid gel, marker, on illustration board.