Category Archives: Illustration

Illustrations of literary works

Sandman Fan Art

I don’t usually do fan art, but I have to admit that recently I’ve been very impressed by some ink brush sketches of Sandman characters that Colleen Doran has been doing this month. I’ve been doing several art cards (actually … Continue reading

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Elemental Dancing

I had taken a break from some of my other work, and was doing another art card. ┬áThe idea that ran through my mind was of a dancer, silhouetted in black with flames coming off her. Trying to draw fire, … Continue reading

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Using a Photo Reference

The thing about using a photo reference is not to trace an image, it’s to have something to refer to while working on the artwork. Today, during my afternoon break, I did this art card of a wave. This drawing … Continue reading

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A Stippling Challenge

In the process of doing these art cards for my client, I keep an eye out for images I can work from or ideas I can use. When a friend posted a lovely image of autumn trees on Facebook recently, … Continue reading

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A Divine Lion

I did this painting years ago. I generally call it “Divine Lion.” I worked in acrylics, including some florescent orange and reds. I still love the glowing quality it has.

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Starting to Draw Some Art Cards

I don’t know how far this will go, since it is in the very beginning stages. But I was approached about doing some small pieces of art for a client that he could then give away to his customers. That … Continue reading

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On the First Day of Christmas

Since I didn’t do a Christmas card this year, I was missing doing some Christmas related artwork. So this morning I decided to have a little bit of digital fun to celebrate the season. I’m going to give it a … Continue reading

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Cover for a Devotional Project

I worked my way through the Sermon on the Mount last year, and have been meaning to prepare it for (at the very least) a Kindle version. but I needed a cover design. I went stylized this time. I’m not … Continue reading

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Graphics to Make a Point – Part 2

I pushed on to finish the set of graphic images for the book, since I need to get the chapter written. But I needed to know what the images would look like in order to write the text to suit … Continue reading

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Graphics to Make a Point

For my book on creating graphic novels, I’ve reached a point where I plan on discussing the things that graphic novels can do that others cannot, or at least not in the same way. To help make the point, I … Continue reading

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