Photograph of Jim W Coleman artwork - Hair series in progress

The new "Hair" series

3 weeks 1 day ago

All of my professional life, I have struggled with drawing hair. To be sure, I've gotten better at it as time has passed and my experience has increased but it's still been a struggle. I work a lot with models (for both figure and facial) and with photographs as well,  and I've found that I tend to shun those with difficult or challenging hair.

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Photo of Dana Dearmond in Paint

From Garak Elim to a porn star - who comes next?

1 month 2 weeks ago

What does a Cardassian, a Klingon and actress Dana Dearmond have in common?  That may be the stuff of fantasy ... or it may be that one of those three is likely the subject of my next art original. I am nearing the end of the Armin Shimerman piece, and about halfway through the Bob Dylan piece, so it's time to start planning for the next in line ...

Elim Garak, played by actor Andrew J. Robinson, would certainly be a fun, challenging piece. I have always liked his Deep Space Nine character, as well as his role in the motion picture, "Shoot to Kill."

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