A new piece. Part of a parody series. Sometimes doing research for a painting can be a bit dull, but for this series, I had a blast! I have quite a few more planned, so lots of toons to watch! Prints are available in my shop.
Author Archives: Lucas Nickerson
These were done a while back. I was only recently able to get them onto the site. Both done with hand cut red sanguine chalk and hand rolled chalks. The videos are only up to 20 minutes, condensed into just a few. Enjoy! Wolf hyperlapse video Snow Leopard hyperlapse
Honey Bucket Pooh Bear
Sometimes an idea pops into your head- an idea that should probably be left there! Watercolor 11×14
Many times, when I do a project, I don’t post images of information about it. This project is special and I’d like to spread the word. Below are some of the illustrations I created for this book.
Time to make pasta…er… Prints!
I’d read that, in a pinch, a pasta room could be made into a printing press. Could it be true?
Internet sleuthing is a tricky thing. I decided to put some of my own research here to help others that might be curious about making pigments from different sources. Knowing that copper is used to produce some wonderful colors led me to explore ways to make my own pigments for painting. Clay, metal oxides, andContinue reading “Pigment Processing”
Silver Point exploring
Silver point isn’t for everyone. If you’re a draftsperson who tends to erase a lot and make drastic changes while working, it may prove unforgiving.
Make Professional Round Brushes from Squirrel Hair and Goose Quills
Learn to create your own artist grade brushes that give you the finest lines.
My COVID-19 Carvings.
So, with the plague upon us, I decided to try my hand at something new. Woodcarving is something I have wanted to give a try at for a long time now, but have either been hesitant, had false-starts at, or hadn’t made a serious attempt to overcome the initial hump that comes with learning controlContinue reading “My COVID-19 Carvings.”
Another sketch of Bun Bun Spigot
Here is another sketch of our new friend.