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Drawing of my daughter

Zoebride Hero

For no particular reason – drawn from one of my favorite photos of my daughter as a gift for my wife.

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Portrait for a friend

Hopekids Hero

This is a portrait that I painted for a friend on his birthday of his two youngest kids.  I printed it on a 24″ x 36″ canvas then applied a coat of workable fixative and continued to paint using watercolor.  I finalized with a coat of matte medium. I was working from a low resolution camera phone photo taken in …

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Portrait of a friend

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On April 3 2014, my friend Kirk Jarvis was killed while driving home on his motorcycle.  I did this portrait for his family on the 1 year anniversary of his last day.

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Portrait – Just for fun

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This is a step by step tutorial of how I painted Eva Green.  This woman has a captivating stare and I saw two photos of her from a photo shoot she did for a James Bond movie and this is my drawing of one of them. Done on a Wacom Cintiq 24HD in Photoshop.  Reference photograph used but not traced, about …

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Another gift for a friends wedding

Sarasteve Featured

This is a painting that I did from a photo reference as a wedding gift. I did the painting as an 20″ x 26″ to be gallery wrapped.      This was the photo reference

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Painting of my wife

Jpaint Hero

Creative projects have been scarce lately, and even though I had work that I was supposed to be doing late tonight, I really felt like doing a painting of my beautiful wife, Jesika. This was based on a photo that I took of her one morning that we went out to breakfast – its silly, but this is one of …

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Painting of my oldest daughter

ben drolet portrait

This is a painting that I did of my daughter as a junior bridesmaid at a friends wedding.  I chose the parchment background early, but as the painting went on I think it was too rough and rustic for such a gentle subject.  For the final I chose to put it on a white background instead and I think it …

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Gift for a friends wedding

Cpaint Hero

This is a painting that I did from a photo reference as a wedding gift. I did the painting as an 18″ x 24″ to be framed into a 24″ x 36″ frame. Here is the reference photo that I used:

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Speed Painting of My Daughter

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Sometimes I just see something that is too cute and I have to draw it – my daughter was sitting on the ottoman tonight playing intently with her little people for about 30 minutes straight – she barely moved! I had to do a quick painting.

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Figure Drawing – Just for fun

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As an artist and a designer, I have to split my time between creative, fun stuff and projects that I am working on for a client.  From time to time, it seems like the client stuff takes over and sucks all the fun out of being an artist.  My first love as an illustrator has always been figure drawing – …

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Drawing Step by Step

ben drolet step by step illustration of a manga character

This is a drawing that I started about a year and a half ago when we were working on a steampunk vs. cyberpunk style game at DM. This was a warmup sketch that I did when I was working on some character designs for the game. This particular sketch was of Aegis – and anime character who has mechanized legs …

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12 Random Figure Drawings

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Most were done in figure drawing classes – 1997-1999.  I don’t edit my pages, these are in order including the good, the bad and the ugly! Enjoy!    

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Assassin’s Creed III – Fan Artwork

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I am a HUGE fan of the Assassin’s Creed series of video games – I love the genre and the gameplay, but most of all, I love the visual style of the games.  I’ve been playing the new installation for about a week and I’ve only got about 50% completion thus far. Almost every frame of the game is breathtaking …

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12 Random Figure Drawings

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Most were done in figure drawing classes – 1997-1999.  I don’t edit my pages, these are in order including the good, the bad and the ugly! Enjoy.

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BSTQ Cover – Molecular Imaging

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This is one of my favorite BSTQ covers, it also is an award winning cover taking down a Platinum Marcom Award in 2010.  The goal of the cover was to show a very cool looking image that gets the point across that molecular imaging is a badass bleeding edge technology that can target very specific ailments accurately and quickly.  The …

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