Archive for wood plaques

The Final Creature from the Arboretarium

Posted in animals, Art, Renegade with tags , , , , , , , , , , on September 2, 2010 by scratchyb

That’s it, this is the last one.  Here’s a little preview, a better shot will come later, as I get time.  Meanwhile, back to the grindstone preparing for Renegade.

All images © Eric Battaglia 2010


Hybrids are back

Posted in animals, Hybrids, Technique with tags , , , , , , on June 2, 2010 by scratchyb

I’ve returned to the Hybrid series, officially titled “Creatures of the Arbortarium” (that’s an imaginary word, not a mispelling-an asylum for mad trees) for one last time.  While, I notice that my art has often had some kind of hybrid creature lurking in the foreground or background, I would like to get away from these plaques in favor of some other ideas that I’ve been itching to explore.   One major difference between the current animals and my previous ones is that, rather than just working with pen and ink and watercolor pencil, I’ve begun burning the animals with a rudimentary woodburning pen.  Here’s a couple I have so far.



All images © Eric Battaglia 2010


Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on January 28, 2009 by scratchyb

Hybrid Arbortoreum dweller #3, the Kangonocerous. Only dangerous when it sees people.