An assortment of works completed from 2017 to Present using mostly india inks in various methods.
Behold the Relic
Down the Rabbit Hole
A series of ink illustrations based on Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland” in tandem with curated Hendrick’s Gin drinks. Five original pieces, The Queen of Hearts, Cheshire Cat, White Rabbit, Alice, and the Caterpillar were created. Proceeds from sold pieces went to benefit the Austin Veterans Art Festival in November 2019.
Commissioned by Hendrick’s Gin
Bringing a Tall Tale to Life
Original illustrations for Paul Bunyan by Shel Silverstein. Project for Illustration course at Austin Community College.
Large kaleidoscopic spray-paintings created using a stenciling technique developed over the last year. A method of layering stencils with select color range, over and over. Many of the shapes are cut to resemble brush strokes or repetitive shapes found in the the subject.
The True Self Portrait
Spray Paint on 3’ X 3’ Canvas
Spray Paint - 4’ x 6’ Birch Panel
Live painting session Nov. 2018 - East Austin Studio Tour
Live Paint Sesh
Left: J. Sam Frankel - Right: Erik Ross (@erk_ross) East Austin Studio Tour @ SprATX, Austin TX 2018
4’ x 4’ - 2018
2 x 4’ 2018
India ink illustrations of surreal landscapes and enigmatic creatures we may find one day in space. Following the vein of National Geographic.
An ongoing series of pop-culture inspired pet portraits based on my own fur kids.
A dopey wallaby looking bull-chihuahua named Rocko.
A sassy grey and white tabby named Leia.
A mean muggin’ mountain lion named Mila.
Every portrait is done in Prismacolor, Copic, and Windsor Newton markers, and micron pens.