Category Archives: Illustration

Illustrations of literary works

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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Designing a Fantasy Character

The Inktober project continues. Offering Number 4 is actually an exercise at drawing a character from my fantasy novel, The Ring of Adonel. His name is FiĆ”d, and he is a member of a secondary rank of angelic beings in … Continue reading

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More Inktober Work

Looks like my pattern will be to post the previous day’s drawing each day. Of course, I might catch up and post a finished piece on the day it was done. This one is from a set of pictures from … Continue reading

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Taking on Inktober 2016

There’s this thing online called “Inktober,” where artists are challenged to do one ink drawing each day of the month of October. I’ve watched various friends (mostly from comics circles) take it on in the past. I decided I would … Continue reading

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Progress on a Cover Design

One of the things about having multiple projects in process is that you have to plan ahead. So, at present, while I work on the editing and writing of a couple of projects, I am also preparing a cover design … Continue reading

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Art for an Arveniem Story

In the last six years of learning SEO work, one thing that has come up over and over is that search engines, Google in particular, look for images on webpages, unique images. So, as I lay plans to post a … Continue reading

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