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"KEEPING THE PENCIL SHARP"

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TRADITIONAL DRAWINGS AND PAINTINGS
"In spite of everything I shall rise again: I will take up my pencil, which I have forsaken in my great discouragement, and I will go on with my drawing." Vincent Van Gogh 
"Self Portrait" pencil on paper 4"x6".
"My truest expression comes when I physically interact with the medium. When that visceral energy from within is able to communicate by the act of "touch" with pencil, brush, paper or even fingers for that matter. That's how I deliver the visual message from within. That's what gets me going." Louie Tucci






"CARVING OUT A NEW REALITY"

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"We have actively moved away from tradition and instead, gravitated toward immediate self-expression or the "modern". However many arguments are posed in the contrary, the classic manner of observation and scrutiny of subject engages the artist in the mentally challenging task of analyzing the figure, his or her place in time as an artist and how this relates to those that have gone before and have yet to come." Louie Tucci
"Richard" pencil and charcoal on paper 17"x14"
"Richard" (detail) pencil and charcoal on paper 17"x14" 
"These works represent a classical approach to drawing. The "long pose" strikes at the chord of inquiry and inspiration while unlocking the inner most thoughts of the observer." Louie Tucci 

"Swing Low" charcoal and chalk on paper 17"x14"

"Mr.Unknown" charcoal on paper 17"x14"
"There is a quiet that overcomes the artist who is actively engaged in…

3D MODELS AND OTHER WORKS IN PROGRESS

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"Technology gives artists opportunities to express themselves in new ways. It's like shifting from acoustic guitar to electric. There's another layer of creative potential waiting to be explored." Louie Tucci
"1967 Ferrari 312 F1" Maya, Photoshop
"This is an Insert Multi-Mesh Brush (IMM Toon) created by me and shipped with your copy of ZBrush." Louie Tucci
"NYC Ogre" ZBrush, Photoshop
"Roy SpeedBombs Rudder and Burgess the Rat" ZBrush demo for CTN conference. 
WORKS IN PROGRESS
"The Fly" work in progress ZBrush
"My pursuit for new methods of illustrating continues to influence how I interact with computer aided design packages." Louie Tucci
"Batman: Pink Parade" ZBrush, Photoshop printed on paper for CTN Expo 2013

to be continued...