Tag Archives: Fantasy

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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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 Fiád, and he is a member of a secondary rank of angelic beings in … 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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Dyikerah’s Wreath

After I created my Spring Floral Wreath, I started thinking about other possibilities for floral wreaths. The first thing that occurred to me was making one for my friend, Victoria Morris. She’s been a good friend through trying times for me, … Continue reading

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More from James A. Owen’s Coloring Book

Each of the pages in James Owen’s book All the Colors of Magic has fun challenges to them. He achieves many amazing effects with his pen and ink work. Putting color to those pieces that is worthy of them really pulls out … Continue reading

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Joining the Adult Coloring Book Fun

I’ve actually enjoyed “coloring book” fun since … oh, the 1980s, when (as they were called then) Altair designs became available. I have done many of those (and will upload some of them shortly). Recently, the relaxation for adults of … Continue reading

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Elemental Dancing Part 2

In an earlier post, I displayed the first two of a set of four. Drawing of dancers representing the medieval “four elements” – earth, air, water, and fire. The first two were “Firedancer” and “Winddancer”. I finally finished the other … Continue reading

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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.  The 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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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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