"Tiny Spindle Thief," ink and colored pencil, 4x4 inches

For my Father in law this past Father’s Day.

He makes the spindles and other woodworked items for my Llady’s business and has a good respect for nature, so I ended up doing this…….and noticed a bit too late that the bird would be crazy tiny. But at that point I actually liked the idea, so it stayed as is.

4 by 4 inches, by the way, in ink and colored pencil.

"Harley History," graphite and ink, 5x7 inches

Drawn for my father this year for his birthday/Father’s Day. He has a passion for Harley Davidson, so this is my take on the first one ever built.

Hi everyone. Just making a note that I’ve uploaded a new header to the page and a new tagline for my purpose here.

Fourth header, June 2014

As I mentioned a little ways back, my spirituality has been informing my work more and more since last year, so I’m hoping to be more open with that and talk about it more as my art work and my personal development progress.

And of course, since Tock the Gnome is my biggest Faerie project, she gets featured :)

Pieces used:

Linework with color example"Tock the Gnome" page 35

(And a font based on the lettering I do for the comic, of course.)

Have a lovely day, everyone, and I hope you enjoy the direction I’m going in.

"Star Badger," pencil sketch

Probably going to be revisiting her sometime :)

"Sea Turtle Faerie," pencil sketch

 

Gonna be uploading some more sketchwork and things as I work on commissions. Starting this this, because sea turtle mermaids are yay <3

Thumbnail detail, "Zoey Jane Files"

 

More updated thumbnail for the commission work I posted earlier this week.

 

So I’m lucky enough, now, to be doing another commission for a friend of mine that I’ve worked with many times before (if any of you have seen my D&D illustrations from back when I was actively gaming, some of the characters in those illustrations were hers).

She helped me out last year when I didn’t have enough money to purchase art supplies, and in return, I’m doing some promotional illustration work for a new book series she’s working on, “Zoey Jane Files.” They’re spy/action stories, which is a LOT different from my own personal work/projects, so its fun to explore something that’s so out of the box for me.

 

Thumbnails, "Zoey Jane Files," part 1

 

Thumbnails, "Zoey Jane Files," part 2

Above are some of the thumbnails I did.  She liked the bottom one and the top left one the best, so I’ll be combining those two for the final illustration. The idea is to use the piece to promote the books, once it gets to be time for that :)

And some design work for the main characters, based off her own illustrations of them:

"Zoey Jane Files," Killian

"Zoey Jane Files," Zoey's dress

"Zoey Jane Files," Zoey

 

Hoping to get more work on this done today, as I feel motivated about it (and will hopefully also remember to scan the more detailed thumbnail of the design idea she liked).

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