At last! The “Hobbit week” series over on my main blog concludes with Smaug the Golden. Smaug the Magnificent.
Hobbit week pt. IV is posted over on my main blog!
There was room in the budget for a piece for the back cover.
And what a back cover. It’s a scene I have imagined again and again ever since I first read the book in high school. Tomorrow’s post will cover this back piece in detail but until then here’s a teaser.
“Hobbit week” pt. III is happening over on my main blog!
This time around it’s about the unusual production circumstances and different methods of coloring I explored.
The second installment of “Hobbit week” is over on my main blog!
This post details some of my previous Tolkien work and the cover thumbnail / drawing for this most recent project.
A little while back I got to do cover for a new book about The Hobbit.
If you can’t do a cover for your favorite book directly, a book about that book is the next best thing.
This week over on my main blog I’ll be walking through my process for the cover (with a grand, old surprise on Friday!)
A part of “Alice” 2010.
My sprawling set-up.
Once again the Indie Craft Parade has struck the heart of downtown Greenville, SC with a fierce ↓, ↘, → punch!! of a variety of handmade media.
Whether felted things, ceramics things, drawings things, the third annual ICP gathered together some of the best working artists in the southeast.
As you might know, this event is my wife, Erin’s largest yearly project. As such, in exchange for my name going on the sponsor list, I end up doing a lot of hand lettering and illustration for the event.
Here’s a look at some of newest work.
The Illustrated Elephant.
Oh gosh, and now it’s spread to shirts.
Hey! A billboard.
(Alternate hand drawn text.)
I debuted the most new work to-date at this show. I think 10 new prints in all. I’ll be making them available online this Friday, September 21st in my shop!
Here’s a peek at what to expect.
Many new things. All creatures.
Here’s something that I’ve been really looking forward to seeing in print.
The first time my work has appeared in Imagine FX, the premier digital art magazine. I was in touch with them a while ago and I’m indescribably pleased to see this feature in the magazine.
A huge thanks to everyone involved, especially Beren!
Here’s to the next one. I’d love to do a cover for you guys!
Renaissance Baire II.
From my new 2012 sketchbook, Menagerie.
Small watercolor for a recent group exhibition.
If you’ve ever gotten a copy of The Hidden People you might recognize this little guy.