Unfortunately, they were relentless in the pursuit of his power source. #sketching #sketch_dailies #patrickballesteros

Unfortunately, they were relentless in the pursuit of his power source. #sketching #sketch_dailies #patrickballesteros

The #tinman had held the monkeys at bay for 5 hours straight. #sketching #sketch_dailies #patrickballesteros

The #tinman had held the monkeys at bay for 5 hours straight. #sketching #sketch_dailies #patrickballesteros

Viking commission for a very patient patron. And yup I did use a pencil for this one…shhhh…for tell anyone. #sketching #patrickballesteros ##vikings  (at patrickballesteros.com)

Viking commission for a very patient patron. And yup I did use a pencil for this one…shhhh…for tell anyone. #sketching #patrickballesteros ##vikings (at patrickballesteros.com)

Sometimes you just gotta give ‘em hell. #sketching #patrickballesteros #sketch_dailies #hellboy (at patrickballesteros.com)

Sometimes you just gotta give ‘em hell. #sketching #patrickballesteros #sketch_dailies #hellboy (at patrickballesteros.com)

This was my contribution to @alittleknownshop ‘s Alice in Wonderland Gallery show held a few months ago. It was part of a deck of card series created by various artists. Check them out if you are ever in Anaheim! #sketching #patrickballesteros #madhatter #aliceiwonderland #alittleknownshop (at patrickballesteros.com)

This was my contribution to @alittleknownshop ‘s Alice in Wonderland Gallery show held a few months ago. It was part of a deck of card series created by various artists. Check them out if you are ever in Anaheim! #sketching #patrickballesteros #madhatter #aliceiwonderland #alittleknownshop (at patrickballesteros.com)

Haven’t done a character design painting in forever. Shaking off the rust. It’s fun to go back and for the between digital and traditional. It keeps you fresh and on your design toes. #patrickballesteros #characterdesign #illustration #practice  (at patrickballesteros.com)

Haven’t done a character design painting in forever. Shaking off the rust. It’s fun to go back and for the between digital and traditional. It keeps you fresh and on your design toes. #patrickballesteros #characterdesign #illustration #practice (at patrickballesteros.com)

Down to his last round of ammo, #davycrockett knew he had to make his final shot count. #sketch_dailies #patrickballesteros #sketching #folkhero (at patrickballesteros.com)

Down to his last round of ammo, #davycrockett knew he had to make his final shot count. #sketch_dailies #patrickballesteros #sketching #folkhero (at patrickballesteros.com)

My little lion king is ready for adventure with his papa today! #sandiegozoo #qualitytime  (at San Diego Zoo)

My little lion king is ready for adventure with his papa today! #sandiegozoo #qualitytime (at San Diego Zoo)

Coffeeshop sketching…literally. #patrickballesteros #sketching ##everydaylifedrawing #coffeeshopadventures  (at Krakatoa)

Coffeeshop sketching…literally. #patrickballesteros #sketching ##everydaylifedrawing #coffeeshopadventures (at Krakatoa)

Interior environment demo for my students. We were talking about what to look for when designing, my main thing was pushing story and creating a space that looked lived in. #patrickballesteros #demo #sketching #dynamicsketching #conceptdesignacademy  (at Concept Design Academy)

Interior environment demo for my students. We were talking about what to look for when designing, my main thing was pushing story and creating a space that looked lived in. #patrickballesteros #demo #sketching #dynamicsketching #conceptdesignacademy (at Concept Design Academy)