New digital work: Sleep of the Dark Ones

When I’m not working on full illustrations for books covers, interior illustrations, or even inks and paintings, I try to sketch. It can be considered practice, or working out ideas, and sometimes it’s even just for fun.¬† Sketches often come in the form of pencil drawings, the traditional means. Occasionally I’ll sketch in ink, but […]

New Movie Poster: Something Wicked This Way Comes

I’ve had this idea stuck in my head for quite awhile, to do a movie poster design for the film Something Wicked This Way Comes. I’ve always thought that Jonathan Pryce’s villain Mr. Dark was fantastic, and I loved the way he said what he did in the film. He was a great match for […]

New Movie Poster Art: Time Bandits

I’ve been a fan of time bandits since it came out (yes, I’m that old), so I decided to do a movie poster(ish) design for it. As with the other movie posters I’ve done, this is just for enjoyment, they are unofficial. But they do give me a ¬†good opportunity to stretch my artistic muscles, […]

Digital art and using the right texture

One of the great things that I like about digital art is the ability for programs (I use Photoshop) to let different layers of art interact. For example, I can have a painting of a character on one layer, with all the shadowing, anatomy, and so on, and on a different layer I can have […]

My new art: Of History and Sacrifice

I’ve been busy as of late, with commissions, local art sales and creation, job searching, various levels of depression. Coupled with those things, I’ve also had a terrible internet connection, which has caused a number of things to fall behind. In the process of trying to get caught back up, I did manage to squeeze […]