I don't drink coffee. I have tried, but I just don't care for the taste of it. Love the aroma, cringe at the flavor. So when I opened a box of biscotti and found a free sample of instant java, I decided to put it to good use. I mixed it up in less than a quarter cup of water so it would be more concentrated, and did the following pieces:
This was actually the last one that I did. I painted him without an underdrawing or photo reference. Just let my imagination take the brush where it wanted. I just mailed it to my sister.
This image of Gandalf was fun. He is more of the stature of a Hobbit. So he's a wizard/Hobbit....a Wobbit. Oh, and I also used a drop or two of Port to add some ruddiness to his face.
After I did the previous Gandalf, I tried another attempt in a slightly different style.
I like drawing gorillas. And I like drawing cowboys. There you go.