Tag: Sketch

Final artwork for fantasy book cover illustration christopher daring 1 spirits of the dead

Christopher Daring Cover 1 – Fantasy Book Illustration Insights

Christopher Daring Cover 1 Creating the illustration of Christopher Daring Cover 1: Spirits of the Dead for author Stephen Willis was a great experience. And with the book and new designs now available Spirits of the Dead: A Supernatural Adventure (The Christopher Daring Adventures Book 1), it’s the perfect time to share some insights into Read More

Artist Inspiration Joe Mad

Every once in a while I really love to take one of my favorite artists and create a sketch in their style. Today I looked at the work of Joe Madureira (Joe Mad), an amazing graphic novel artist. I was initially turned on to his work through comics but was really blown away with his Read More

The Unlikely Hero

I find a lot of the time, as artists and creative types, we create stories, character and even universes from just seeing something once. When you sit and spend hours and hours with these things we create its almost like they become real within our imaginations. Then as your project develops so do the characters Read More

Sketch for the day.

  I wanted to try out some rendering with pencil since it has been such a long time. I love the way the design came out but I think I want to go back and paint over her. It always a good thing to go back to simple tools to for the brain to see Read More