Monthly Archives: July 2004

It must be a good summer for the birds, because there’s a somewhat haggard red-bellied woodpecker with not one, but TWO enormous, ill-mannered offspring following him around like grumpy doves in tweed jackets. Must remember to get another suet cake to make his life a little easier. Tragedy: Several of my plants have died from […]

Here’s that gearworld painting I promised… Learned a lot painting it. It’s kinda funny that despite all this time, I’d never tackled realistic skin tones in real media before. Good to do. My brain wars between some of the gearworld sketches I’ve got, and the treacherous whisper that Billy vs. Satan would be a […]

Reading China Mieville’s latest, “Iron Council.” There are a handful of authors for whom I will lay out money for a hardcover, no questions asked–Pratchett, McKinley, Gaiman, Martin. Mieville, author of “Perdido Street Station,” is the most recent addition to the list. (Not to be confused with “will maybe lay out money for a hardcover […]

Still in sort of creative shut down mode following the Con. I mean, I can paint, but it’s a mechanical process–this is the nuts and bolts, not the mad jag of inspiration. Painting digitally for me is not unlike driving a car now, a sort of hard-wired skill that I only need to be marginally […]

More art from the con! These are three troll paintings, all of which sold… and my personal favorite Phew, that’s enough art for one morning…now to go paint…