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Twilight Avenger: Cover Concepts

By |August 7th, 2014|Syndicated Content|

I had fun at the studio today working on cover concepts for my upcoming Twilight Avenger graphic novel. The second one is my favorite, not only because of the composition and action, but that it shows june bugs swarming his magnesium light and leaks in his gas weaponry. Twilight Avenger , is a bit Steam Punk […]Twilight Avenger: Cover Concepts

Illustration: Albert Einstein.

By |June 28th, 2014|Syndicated Content|

Here’s a  tight color comp for a book cover.     I’m working digitally, as usual these days.   Picture above is of me drawing with my Intuos 4 tablet.    This was fun to do as it combined two of my favorite subjects: illustration and physics.  I purchased Isaacson’s biography of Albert Einstein and plan on reading […]Illustration: Albert Einstein.

Illustration: Comic Book Cover

By |March 22nd, 2014|Syndicated Content|

Good photo reference and prep work makes a lot of difference in an illustration.   Here, I’ve googled reference for tombstones, graveyards, a 45 pistol and an ancient ceremonial knife.    I’m also the model for this, shooting pics with my Iphone camera.   Quick and easy to do.   I find , like every […]Illustration: Comic Book Cover

Dallas Comic Con : Part 2 of 3

By |December 21st, 2013|Syndicated Content|

Neal Adams was appearing at the Dallas Comic Convention Fan Days.  Neal Adams was the first artist to bring a realistic approach to illustrating comics.  Maybe realistic isn’t the word….  Adams brought an intensity in facial expressions and detailed  anatomy that was beyond the scope of what had gone before. These are examples of his […]Dallas Comic Con : Part 2 of 3

Mundane Missions: Christmas Mailing!

By |December 20th, 2013|Syndicated Content|

Not everything I do, as an illustrator, is as glamorous and exciting as you may think.  For example this……. I spent the day going to the office supply store buying cardboard mailers, then off to Starbucks to buy a load of gift cards. Yeah ,Starbucks gift cards.  I know, classy, right? Gift cards we send […]Mundane Missions: Christmas Mailing!