In this mermaid painting tutorial, I will show you the full process of my illustration The Porcelain Mermaid. I focus on digital painting and how I build up a whimsical illustration in many layers through an organic development process. There is a great deal of discovery in the process, combined with a basic structure. I work in Adobe Photoshop CC, on a Wacom Cintiq 27HD Touch tablet.
I'm going to Gen Con for the first time! Join me as I prepare for the show and see some of my newest illustrations.
"The full name of the street was Nameless Way, but most people simply called it 'Nameless'. It was in the worst part of the city, a dingy little alley where riffraff and [...]
"It's a strange place, filled to the brim with long-lost memories, forgotten and discarded things, and torrents of laughter. Laughter from lost one that built up through the ages, until at last [...]
I found them inside an old shipwreck, pried them from an old cabinet of sorts. I have but six, but I will find more. There are always more.
I’m running a special promotion over on Patreon this month, anyone who signs up to any tier before Aug 1st, 2018, get one of these cute Arthur pins in the mail as a welcome bonus! Click the button below and head on over to claim your pin, there is a limited amount available.
I was recently hired by Analog Game Studios to illustrate the box cover for their upcoming board game Gnomes at Midnight. It's such a fun concept! Gnomes much prefer not to be [...]
“Her ribs still felt bruised and her knuckles raw. It had been five days since the last fight, just five days but she already felt the itch for another. Usually, she would go longer between fights to recover, but not this time. She was frustrated and she knew only one way to calm her emotions.
Artists need to unplug themselves and listen to their own voices a little bit more. The internet is an extremely wide but shallow ocean. You can get an answer to anything, but the answer is probably not going to be very wise or deep. So, in the end, yes, your voice is all you really have to offer the world anyway (...)
A little story and art teaser for my upcoming book Montague Mouse: “You have me and I have you, so we will never be alone. Not truly anyhow. No matter where we go and what will befall us, we will always be friends.” The frog brightened in a smile as Montague spoke, he pulled the little mouse in for a great big hug (...)