Have you ever thought of laying out a palette in a circular fashion? Follow the link to have Dot Bunn explain how she uses this system.
Fabled Hero is a card in the Theros world of Magic the Gathering. I had so much fun with the harpies. Here’s the card from the deck:
Over the weekend I had a number of friends alert me to my very first card for Magic the Gathering spoiled at PAX Prime. I started working on Magic about a year ago. It will be a slow roll out I’m sure for all the work I’ve been doing for the past year for them. […]
In july I traveled to the far northwest corner of our great country to Seattle, WA. A workshop was calling. My good friend Tara runs an amazing workshop in the little town of Bothel,WA just outside of Seattle. She brings in some of the industries jewels to teach for a few days. I signed […]
Wow, GenCon was crazy this year. The amazing art jurors awarded me the Best of Show! I was not expecting it. I even had a bet going with a friend that I wouldn’t place anything. And I was fine with that. I lost the bet and I owe Jim lunch at Chicken & Waffles, […]
This painting is saturated with subtle storytelling. It’s a tribute to spring and the abundance of new life it brings. Three birds with one stone. I started work on this project for the RPG mentioned below. My friend Mike was doing a new book, Elves of Uteria RPG, and was looking for artists. Since I was […]
I had the fun opportunity to work on a set of cards for the mobile game NY The Powerful. As with every illustration this project came with it’s own set of challenges that was well worth the experience. My favorite part of the assignment was the nod to Hellboy in the art description.
Jim Pavelec decided to give a lecture at the 2012 Illuxcon symposium regarding the state of freelance illustration for fantasy and sci-fi artists. He wanted the panel to be a forum for ideas on how we could affect positive change in the industry. Jim gathered fellow artists Todd Lockwood, Randy Gallegos, Aaron Miller, and Mike […]
This is my third in the American Sky Brewery label series. I’m happy to keep making them as long as they keep asking and making beer. Every label comes with it’s own fun theme and challenges and this was no different. I gathered 3D reference as well as buying actual models. The reference gathering, for […]
Here’s my study from the samurai themed workshop at the Figurative Illustration Workshop. If you’re interested in themed workshops consider dropping in.
Last summer I painted with Tim Rees in his studio while he was still in Chicago. I made it out for a few sessions before he had to move out west. I can’t believe how fast time went while Tim was in town. I’m happy we were able to become fast friends and I look forward to […]
Hi all, I’m continuing with some of the cool finds from the 2013 Merchandise Mart International Antique Fair a while back. I took a lot of photos so I’ve been intentionally spreading the posts out. I hope you’ve been enjoying them so far. This post will be my favorite finds from Haynes Fine Art. More in […]