Here she is! Packed and ready to go. Have a safe trip, little guy.
Progress on the board: So far, the eyeball and the yellow sucker area is finished. (Please excuse the distortion on these “in-progress” images; I’m using Photoshop’s Photomerge, and it hasn’t been doing that well of a job. When I get to the final images, I’ll make sure everything is in proportion and lined up properly.)
Progress on the board: Sketched on board Underpainting Local color Eyeball Close-up of eyeball
Progress on the board: Pattern transferred. Pattern cut. Board sanded. Board primed. Ready for painting!
The Montana Skatepark Association is once again trusting me with one of their skateboards for On Deck 9. I’ve decided to step outside the box this year and do a little woodwork before I start painting, and I’m a little nervous about that. One skateboard; no room for mistakes. Hey, it makes life interesting. Here’s my sketch. The working title …