Posts tagged drawing
Recently a writing website was launched, called Beyondaries. This e-zine (electronic magazine) site features authors and artists, giving tips and advice in each quarterly issue. I am the head Illustration columnist for the site, and I wrote an article on my illustration process for Port Yonder Press‘ upcoming book, The Book of Sylvari: An Anthology of Elves. The article will also appear in the book, along with all the other short stories and illustrations.
Keep an eye out each quarter of the year for a new article from me and many other worthy writers, sharing our expertise to you and the world.
Please give it a read and drop me a line if you have any questions!
[EDIT: The offer for free drawings was made a long time ago. That offer has, understandably, expired. Thank you!]
Recently I have been creating custom drawings for friends on Facebook for free, and it’s been a wonderful experience! People are happy to see fun, creative artwork being created almost daily and it gives me tons of practice.
The first person I created artwork for was Tiara Brown, since she’s been on me for a few months to create a drawing of her. Here is the final artwork, made with Staedtler drawing pencils.
And here is a comparison of the final portrait piece alongside the photo of Tiara I grabbed from her Facebook albums.
As a special offer to those who read my blog, I’m extending this free, custom artwork offer to you. Just leave a comment on this post with your request and I will add it to my “free artwork for friends” queue.
I will be updating this blog more faithfully, bringing you more news and artwork than before. It’s time to turn over a new leaf. It is a new year, after all. So be expecting awesomeness in the days to follow.
Have a wonderful New Year and may 2012 give you joy and success, bring prosperity to the heart and mind of all people, and not let the world be destroyed this year. Darn you, ancient Mayans!
I suppose I should write a new post, so I will. I realize how lame the intro I just wrote is, but I will continue nonetheless.
I’ve been working at Sheetz for the past, well, over a month now. Recently I’ve been pulling full time, but as the new store quiets down I expect life will also open up more as I shift into part-time.
But on another note…
I still have those illustrations for The Book of Sylvari: An Anthology of Elves to finish. I’m in the digital cleanup stage for the rest of the drawings featured in the The Isle of Wight short story, and I may even take a stab at illustrating another story.
I’m also getting back into Blender. Recently I worked on a low-poly model for Freezing Moon‘s game Ancient Beast. Some topology redirection and getting rid of manifolds should bring it close to completion.
I also had a pleasant time yesterday evening helping dream up (and make one of the dishes) for a lovely meal at home. And this evening was enjoyable as well, when my father took us out to eat and then tonight while I was absorbed into watching a lengthy amount of the sequel to Anne of Green Gables.
Well, there’s work tomorrow at 6am again. Good evening, and the best of wishes upon your life! May you find inner peace in all your pursue.
Keep in touch! I have a lot ahead of me.