I’ve found a real interest in acrylics since I got inspired at this past year’s Park Ave fest in Rochester. Since I found out about mediums and mixers for professional acrylics, I’ve been doodling around with them occasionally. Lately I’ve been trying to do more, get better in a slightly more concerted fashion, trying to deal with the transition here. (more…)
Sometimes I like drawing maps of made-up places.
Eoh was a world my college RPG group created for the very customizing system Burning Wheel. Unfortunately I wasn’t present for the “world burning” session where they created the original map, but they left me a blank spot on the map and brought me their drawing to work from. (more…)
I’ve lately discovered how much fun it is to doodle some scribbly designs and plop them in a blank Photoshop canvas, shuffle the pieces around, and make a little pattern. I did most of them in grayscale so you can just use Screen/Multiply on them. Here’s some tiled patterns I made for free download. (more…)
A digital painting I’ve been working on in a kind of Myst Age style. I have no idea what’s going on logically there. Why is there an observatory dome and an enormous satellite dish? What are they studying there? And what is up with those rocks? In good concept art fasion, I’m trying not to let it bother me too much. Not succeeding (more…)
The summer has been quiet and at times I’ve had a little time to doodle. I ♥ the Cintiq. If they weren’t like the cost of a new laptop or double, I would get one for use at home. *drool* (more…)
A favorite activity for me is escaping reality to play tabletop roleplaying games with friends. I can work off imaginative energy by picturing situations and kicking ass to hopefully save the day and experience some funny situations. I grew up on stories of my parents’ RPG characters’ exploits, which involved all the drama of epic legends but without the freaky bits. So when I look for (more…)
What with the new Cintiq at work, I’ve suddenly felt much more inspired to draw things. The latest result (click for huge): (more…)
This past week has been nuts. My birthday was on Monday, and it seems like life has been doing its best to celebrate all week! I feel so lucky. (more…)
Janine asked me to describe Miyari while I was visiting her in Berlin, and she did a lovely drawing for me! (more…)
Wow, this project is finally wrapped up! I feel lucky to have worked with such talented artists.
So back in September, I started a project for a guy in Rochester, where two of my Illustration friends would produce high-fantasy art for Warhammer (more…)