Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Starting the Christmas Card

Christmas Mom - Copyright 2012 Michael Smith - Doodle Bag Productions

Christmas Sara- Copyright 2012 Michael Smith - Doodle Bag Productions 
Last year I waited almost too long to start working on our Christmas Cards, so I resolved to get on them earlier this year.  Here are the pencils for a couple of the characters.  I think that this year's card will be really great and am excited about how these sketches look right now, even thought these were taken with instagram and only show a little bit of the over all image.  More to come later.

Monday, July 30, 2012

Low Country Boil

Image Copyright 2012 - Michael Smith
Completed image for a client appreciation event, the commission will be used on items relating to the event.  Incorporated into the design are images from past commissions, a small crab, flying seagull, and a sitting pelican where all used in past compositions.  A new flying pelican was created for this one and can be used in future designs.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012


I have opened a cafepress shop and it is at:


I have a nice little robot on there right now and plan to add more!

Monday, July 23, 2012

On the boards - next step

Copyright 2012 - Michael Smith
This is the inked stage of the t-shirt commission.  I am going to adjust the trees behind the boat and get some more wildlife into the image.

Friday, July 20, 2012

On the Boards

Copyright 2012 - Michael Smith
This is a work in progress photo of what is on the board right now that I can show.  Other stuff in progress, but this is a promotional image that will be used for a client appreciation event for an architectural/engineering firm.  Their theme is "Low Country Boil", so a shrimp boat is docked at the pier with the bridge in the background.  More to come later!

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Catwoman Thieving

Catwoman Copyright DC Comics
In honor of Catwoman being included in the next Batman movie this little composition shows her as a young thief working on grabbing an expensive vase, all captured by instagram!

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Bat Symbol

Batman copyright DC Comics
This will be in the background of a Catwoman composition to be done soon, I hope.

Tuesday, July 3, 2012


Batman - Copyright DC Comics
Just messing around with some different techniques, trying my best at no outlines.