I've recently been reading The Paleoartist's Handbook by Mark Witton, it's a cracking book talking about the history of paleoart, talking about how to create good paleoart and it gives lots of gorgeous examples in loads of different styles! I'm about halfway though and it's left me itching to draw my own paleo art. I decided … Continue reading Paleo art pattern
At the time of writing this post, I have 10 days left on my Kickstarter and am inching closer to my #4th stretch goal which is an exclusive Kickstarter bookmark, here is my design: The theme of this design is perfection in knowledge. I'm really happy with how it has turned out! The symbol at … Continue reading Bookmark design
I have a collection of my experimental horror illustrations on Kickstarter at the moment. The book will be a 40 page full colour book collecting my horror art from 2017- till the present, talking about influences and unique colour choices for the works. The book (thanks to Kickstarter!) will have a lovely foiled cover and … Continue reading Memento Mori- Now on Kickstarter
I really enjoyed the colour palette for my last piece Ritual, so I decided to try my hand on a follow up piece, this time titled Madonna. I'm fairly pleased with how she's come out, and had quite a lot of fun with the composition of the image and rendering the decorative elements. I feel … Continue reading Madonna
my take on the prompt 'ritual' which is the theme of Liverpool Light Night. I decided I'd like to take part in Liverpool Horror Clubs event for the night and designed this piece. It's designed to be a subversion on sacrifice. I had a strong idea of what colour palette I wanted to use as … Continue reading Ritual
Did a revamp of my deep sea shark Inktober from 2015 in Risograph I'm really happy with how the Risograph added colour and style to this old piece! I'm loving Risograph as a medium at the moment as I feel it gives my work a lot of texture and depth and also forces me to … Continue reading Deep Sea Sharks
We got a new Risograph printer in work this week which I've done some tests on I'm quite excited to do some more Risograph work in the future! I love the texture it gives to my work, it adds so much depth to the pieces.
I will potentially make these into wooden pins at a later date
"She sees arise The second time. From the sea, the earth, Completely green. The cascades fall, The eagle soars, From lofty mounts Pursues its prey."
It's been a while since i've pushed a Kickstarter i'm really interested in on my blog, but i've been waiting for this particular project for almost a year. I've watching the creator, Clare Thompson work on each watercolour image with painstaking detail on her Instagram and just HAVE to see the printed result. The book … Continue reading Stormcaller Kickstarter