Background: I wanted to draw a girl who is exploring her identity. She is insecure, unsure of herself, and trying to figure everything out. She wishes she had all of the answers to life, but she doesn't, and she is frustrated. Medium:  colored pencil (Prismacolor) Paper: Toned Tan 9x12"

Brown Eyes

Background: A girl popped up in my Tumblr feed and I liked her large eyed expressions and warm scarves, so I decided to draw her. Medium:  colored pencil (Prismacolor) Paper: Toned Tan 9x12"

No Reflection

Background: I watched a Larry King interview of Marilyn Manson and I was fascinated by the reflection in Manson's sunglasses. Medium:  ebony pencil, colored pencil (Prismacolor) Paper: mixed media 9x12"

Mouse Ears

Background: I flipped through an old childhood sketchbook and saw the creepy face of Marilyn Manson staring back at me. Since the drawing was incomplete, I decided to finish it. I turned Manson into a shadow-like figure akin to something out of one of my nightmares. Medium:  ebony pencil Paper:…


Background: I wanted to create a portrait of my friend, Karen, that captured her personality. Since she is interested in fashion design, I thought it fitting that she could be wearing a unique dress. I wanted all of the colors in the portrait to be lively to reflect her vibrant…

David & the Baby Doll

Background: My friends and I went to a local antique shop to have a tea party. After we had lunch, we explored the shop. David picked up a creepy looking baby doll and held it in his arms. He had a motherly look on his face while holding the creepy…


Background: I was inspired to draw a childhood friend eating a muffin after I went through some of the old photos on my computer. Her eyes were a very bright blue color , which seemed to reflect the sadness of her bad family situation at the time. This inner sadness…