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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.

Friday, April 16, 2010

Elephant Eye study

Gouache on cardboard. From photo reference on google image search.


Angie said...

I'm crummy with oils but this eye works well. Better than I might have made. Keep up the great work.

Jon said...

Thank you for the kind words Angie! These are actually gouache water colors, you should try them! They're easier to work with than oils but are still opaque and vibrant in color or tone.