We reach the end of week 9, and so too the end of an episode in the Silver Jill production. In order to better control my time and keep track of my progress, I decided in January to work only on the larger spreads and full pages for Silver Jill, getting the bulk of then … Continue reading Week 09 – Inking Complete
With January and February gone, now is a good time to explain the long-term plan for Caimwind, ‘cos wow, it’s a long-term project. During 2019, as I work on completing and releasing Silver Jill, I will conceptualise the world of Caimwind in daily artworks and stories. At the end of the year, these will be … Continue reading Caimwind – What’s It All About
After so many neglectful weeks away from regular posts, perhaps a recap of events is in order. Though progress is presently slow, I am gradually plodding my way through the many Silver Jill pages, and I’m mostly happy with the work done so far. The odd one or two spreads may see some elements replaced, … Continue reading Weekly Review – 08
For Inktober this year, I decided to make artwork for an eventual end product - a highly requested colouring book. These Inktober dragons were well received on Instagram, which in itself is encouraging. With October long gone, I finally got around to ordering and listing the print versions of the colouring book - only for … Continue reading Week 48 – Colouring Books & Listening to your Fans
Bonjour all! After many months, I finally return! The Here Be Dragons Kickstarter in April and May ate far more voraciously into my time than I ever thought it would, and I've struggle to catch up since. Fern fox plushies, many commissioned watercolour pieces and The Rescue Chickens Save Christmas were my main priorities, but … Continue reading I Return!
Many artists and creators talk of doing monthly challenges, or of aiming for a total number of hours, drawings or written words in a set amount of time. After two Inktobers and a Smaugust, I felt confident enough to embark upon a personal project for the entirety of 2018, and that is Daily Dragons. You … Continue reading 6 Months of Daily Dragons
Hello everyone! Thank you kindly for dropping by. This little blog will follow my self-publish adventure, both as a writer and illustrator. Back in 2015, the first book of The Naiad Chronicles was released. Now, as I draw to a close on the final fourth book of the quartet, I look to my next project, … Continue reading A New Journey