Category Archives: Pirates

Ahoy a couple of pirate sketches.

Yo ho ho, I made a few pirate sketches.  I always enjoy drawing pirates and that is no hornswaggle.  Hope some son of a biscuit eater enjoys these drawings.

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Pirates and Aliens

Here are two recent drawings I created.  One is a fun pirate drawing I made during a meeting and the other is an alien mercenary I created when I was sketching over the weekend.

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Old published Illustration

This is an old illustration from years ago.  It was a job for a cover to an educational catalog.  I must have used up my yellow Dr. Martin inks on this illustration.  Looks like I was going for a healthy dose of complementary colors.  Bookship copy

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Here There Be Pirates

This is an illustration from a few years ago that I never posted on my blog.  I created the illustration with oils and acrylics.  I have an undying affection for pirates.  I’ll have to post some new work as soon as I can make some new drawings.  I’m busy with baby stuff, baby showers, mom moving and end of the school year activities.  Life seems to be a quick succession of busy moments.  

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Animal Pirate Illustration

The printer is being fixed!   I am posting this very old illustration until I have scanned in my new work.   This illustration is from my undergraduate days a long time ago in a State far, far away.


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Shiver me timbers here be me entry for this week’s Illustration Friday word o’ the week

Avast me mates, here it be, me entry for this week’s Illustration Friday word o’ t’ week. T’ word o’ t’ week be popularity. I created an illustration o’ a popular pirate captain hosted on t’ shoulders o’ his crew. Popular he be because he be such a nice pirate with such good manners. Once again, I used watercolors and some pens t’ create t’ illustration. Shiver me timbers!

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Pirate illustration argggg

This is the sketch for the new illustration I created. The full color illustration is on my portfolio page on my website.
I have always had an interest in pirates since I was very young, particularly the buccaneers of the golden age of piracy. Violent crime and extortion on the high seas is an unusual subject matter to become popular in children’s literature, but you cannot contest its popularity.

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Arggg pirates.

Arggg here there be pirates. I have always had an interest in pirates since I was very young. I tried a different look for the faces of these pirates than what I typically draw.

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