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  • Kids’ Animal Whisperer T-Shirts December 9, 2015
    Now that the grownups are happy, it's time to focus on the little ones. Kids' versions of my Animal Whisperer t-shirts are here! The colors are slightly different than the adult unisex shirts but still include a wide selection to choose from (17 colors!). They're printed on the same 100% fine jersey cotton, and every […]

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About Ricky Colson

Ricky Colson is a visual artist known for his paintings of miniature people, animal silhouettes, and Welcome to Autumn series. A native Texan, he's also lived in Pennsylvania and Virginia, where he rediscovered his love for architecture, history, and nature. Cat whisperer, Mexican food addict, and proud idealist.

Second Empire Mansion Estate – test1

August 28th, 2014|

In order for me to make sure my library scene is designed well, I needed more information surrounding the house it’s in.

Therefore, I’m taking a little detour and creating the mansion estate for […]

Victorian Marble Fireplace – test3

August 27th, 2014|

Another update for my Victorian marble fireplace in Blender. I’ve added some decorative andirons (holds the wood up off of the ground), some wood, and an ornate set of brass tools including a […]

Victorian Marble Fireplace – test2

August 24th, 2014|

Here is the marble fireplace mantel further along. I created the molding at the top and started adding the decoration. I used some of the decorative work from an artist on […]

Victorian Marble Fireplace – test1

August 23rd, 2014|

I’ve moved on to the fireplace section of the library. I’m modeling a white marble mantelpiece for this wood burning Victorian fireplace. Here is the first blocking in stage with the red section […]

American Double Pedestal Flat-Top Desk – test2

August 22nd, 2014|

Here is an updated version of the flat top desk I’m working on. I added black walnut wood grain, mushroom turned wooden knobs, inset metal keyhole surrounds, and a decorative element underneath the […]

American Double Pedestal Flat-Top Desk – test1

August 21st, 2014|

I’m working on a home library for my main character, the tycoon. I haven’t decided on a scene yet, but it’ll be nice to create a virtual stage. It’s also a great […]

Autumn, Virginia Located!

August 21st, 2014|

I’ve been scouting a real life location for my fictional city, Autumn, and I think I’ve found it. Sneak peak of the terrain!

This image is a section of real Virginian topography where the […]

Train Station Arrival – Digital Painting

July 24th, 2014|

This was my first full attempt at a digital painting after years of painting with oil paints. It was also my first real attempt at moving away from my older subject matter of […]

Train Station – Early Digital Painting Sketch

July 23rd, 2014|

This was an early test of combining a 3d model with a photograph for reference. Instead of working from photographs only, I wanted to test my digital painting skills and my 3d […]

Steam Train Locomotive 3d Model – Clay Render in Blender

July 22nd, 2014|

I love old steam train locomotives, always have. Since my story will feature a railroad tycoon, I decided to try and model a 3d train engine. It gave me a chance to have […]

Henry Clay Frick – Drawing of an American Tycoon

July 21st, 2014|

My digital sketch of American tycoon Henry Clay Frick. Character inspiration for the new painting series. Photoshop CS6.

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Welcome to Autumn – Antique Book Design

July 15th, 2014|

Welcome to Autumn, my newest project, is a fictional story about a small town in Virginia, told through drawings and paintings. This 3d render of a fictional antique book is an illustrated history […]

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