Description This painting shows some of the crew of the XMS Black Heart; in the upper left is the first officer 'cider', in the upper right is crewman 'Gums Wilson', and at the bottom is the deckhand known only as 'The Caribbean'. The original was painted in gouache on printmaking paper and is 14' x 10'.
Lee Petty, San Jose, CA Member Since October 2008 Artist Statement Since 1994, I’ve worked full-time in the commercial art field in a variety of roles including a production designer/illustrator/animator, a CGI 3D artist for film and video games, and an Art Director for print, internet, film, video game and trade show exhibits.
I am currently working as an Art Director at the video game developer DOUBLE FINE PRODUCTIONS in San Francisco, CA.
When I'm not working on digital art, I paint and draw in a variety of mediums, including gouache, acrylic, oil, and ink. Over the last few years, I've created a variety of images that explore favorite themes from my childhood, including Pirates, Fairy Tales, and Monsters.