Author Archives: Sarah

About Sarah

Now residing in Las Vegas, I was born in Michigan and moved to Texas when 16. After getting my Masters degree in English, I moved to Hollywood, because of the high demand for Medievalists (NOT!). As a freelance writer and editor, I found Nevada offers better conditions for the wallet. I love writing all sorts of things, and occasionally also create some artwork.

The Masks of the Masque of the Silmarils

Way back in the “Dark Ages” — okay, the mid-1980s — I had been thinking about J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Silmarillion, and the various fates of the gem stones in the story. Thinking about it to the degree of considering writing a … Continue reading

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Artwork Released From Storage

For the last several years, most of my artwork has been in storage. Although I had taken photos or scans of some pieces before putting them in storage, there are still several things to get images of. So it is … Continue reading

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Illustrating a Memory

In updating my website, I’m trying to make sure all posts (or at least most of them) have images attached to them. That’s because Google likes to find images with posts. So today, I created a piece of digital artwork … Continue reading

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Live Sketching at CAPS – April 2017

CAPS (the Comic Art Professional Society) had its April meeting yesterday, and we had a live model sketch night. I should have taken a photo of our model, just for comparison. For me, such evenings are great, because I don’t … Continue reading

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Christmas Past Remembered

With Christmas coming in a few days, I recalled this cartoon I had done while I was in graduate school. I did it on a whim, hence the very rough nature of it. When we were little, back in Michigan, … Continue reading

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Black With a Dash of Color

Once again I’m falling behind on getting the Inktober pieces posted. I’m just posting Number 20 today, but this is more due to technical matters, not artwork stuff. Today, I got my flatbed scanner out of storage (with the assistance … Continue reading

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Black & White Inktober

I opted to go to black and white ink again with Number 18. I wanted to try a bit of working from negative space. I had a photo of a fashionable model. Again, working freehand with no preliminary penciling involved. … Continue reading

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Further With Inktober

So, yet again I’m posting multiple days’ worth of work. With Number 13, I wanted to see what I could do with straight lines and color. Of course, the limited number of colors I have to work with affects the … Continue reading

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Playing in Ink

Another two days of Inktober pieces. In Inktober #11, I want for black and white and drama. I wanted to create a sense of a hand breaking through a wall. It doesn’t quite feel like that in the end. But … Continue reading

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Catching Up on Inktober Images

Even though I have been doing the daily drawings, I haven’t gotten everything posted. So today, I’m posting several drawings at once – and they are all sorts of styles. First up is Inktober #5 — a stylized running horse. … Continue reading

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