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Santa Clarita, California, United States
Jonathan Payne is a freelance artist residing in Santa Clarita, California. His sculptures and paintings focus primarily on creature and character design . He has studied under Jordu Schell (Men In Black, Edward Scissorhands, Avatar), concept sculptor Simon Lee and fine art sculptor John Brown. He prefers to sculpt in oil, polymer and WED clays. Recently he has become consumed with creating an original line of tumorous balls of flesh known as the Fleshlettes. In addition to his macabre "babies" he also enjoys composing fine art sculptures depicting both wildlife and the human form. Jonathan is available for hire as a freelance artist and for individual commissions.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Updated: Huggo the Hippo

Here is the final Huggo painting (pending any minor tweaks) as his eyes look a little too intense. While painting I've fallen in love with the idea of giving him two tone irises. My biggest challenge in this revision was to make him more crisp and readable as well as to make the lighting feel more real and make more sense.

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