Thursday, June 30, 2011

Tuesday, June 28, 2011


Speedpaint scene. Minimal reference. Loosely inspired by the funeral scene in Pamela Dean's "The Hidden Land".

Monday, June 27, 2011

So You Want To Be A Wizard

Roughs for the next kids' porkfolio piece:

This month I'm working on a comic buffer so not much non-comic art is going on.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

CHOW - Warrior Alice

Redesigning Alice in Wonderland as a roller derby girl.

Monday, June 20, 2011

Un Lun Dun - Version 2

A different approach to Un-London:

Did it over the weekend. I think the cartoony approach works better for me? I don't know.

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Speed Scenes - Owl's Well That Ends Well

The opening scene from Donna Andrews's "Owl's Well That Ends Well".

Friday, June 17, 2011

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Speed Scenes - Bonehunters

An excerpt from one of the Malazan books. Not entirely happy with the central figure (I think it's Apsalar) but hey -- there's only so much you can do with a speed painting and no ref.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Speed Scenes - Merchant

Not from a book this time. Just a scene I was thinking of.

Speed Scenes

Since my last digital painting didn't turn out so well I'm taking my husband's advice and doing some speed-paintings setting up scenes from books. It feels like I'm falling down on the roughs, so the roughs have to improve. I'm trying to improve depth and lighting.

Gregor & Bennis from Jane Haddam's fabulous mystery series:

Sunday, June 12, 2011

The Science of Cute

Sketched while reading a post on cute things on CA.

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Little Monsters

Some little monster designs, mostly based on the same shape. I was trying to make a lead character for a kids' comic:

Friday, June 03, 2011

Fashion Plate

Man, it feels like I've done nothing but comics for the past month. Oh wait, that's because except for a few greeting card designs I HAVE done nothing but comics. SO MANY COMICS.

Today I just needed to do something different.

Textures from random free-texture sites on the web. I'm not sure I'm any good with collage but this was reasonably fun. Next time I'll have to do the old-fashioned kind with glue sticks and little bits of paper everywhere.