Catchup and combination!

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Prompt was “Feels” 😭 For this one, that term makes me think of fangirling and that makes me think of the ships I gravitate towards, which are pretty much always doomed/separated by circumstance, so here we are.

(….don’t worry I imagine they find some way to be happy.)

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Day 16 – Urgent

This one more than kinda shifted in the drawing of it – I imagine it’s an urgent message, yes, but I’m not sure what she’s so surprised about!

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Day 17 – Proposal

This one was really lovely to do – Misu and Mariatu from “Tock the Gnome” just HAD to be the “proposal” inspiration, and I hadn’t gotten to figure out how their engagement happens yet, so very much yay!

Misu is holding the bracelets I always draw Mariatu wearing in more current bonus art – details about Elven proposals and more information on how these two get to this moment is available here. Have fun reading ❤

These two are so sweet and precious to me (and my own Llady Wife) so I am SO grateful to get to explore their part of Tock’s world more during MerMay. I hope you enjoy seeing them too (even if Mariatu’s a land-lubber. Arr harr).

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From “The Power of the Dark Crystal,” which is easily one of the best comics I’ve read in a long long time.

If I had all the time I wanted for fanart, this would definitely be getting finished up with ink and color. But as it is, I do really enjoy the pencils (and color editing to make it brown gave it a nice effect, I think).

Saluna and Chal, Jen and Kira, and Kensho and Thurma.

Thank you, everyone who’s worked on “The Dark Crystal,” for such beautiful stories and such worthy and inspiring loves. I adore the world of Thra so much and I feel like I learn more and more with each new piece of its history we get to see!

And again, if you haven’t checked out “The Power of the Dark Crystal,” please do! Click here for the Comixology page, or head over to your local comic shop! Go go!

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Soooooo tomorrow is going to be a day of posting about my next show (YAY), so here’s this for today – one of two new pieces being featured in it, actually.

In a moment of needing to experience more of Dr. Jaclyn Weber’s world of Dwal (see here) I finally, FINALLY got around to reading her and GrimReapette‘s story “KINGS,” which takes place in part there.

And it is delicious.

Click here to start reading, and click here to start the illustrations! (They go together, so I definitely recommend keeping the two tabs open and reading/viewing them accordingly!)

Many thanks once again to both these lovely ladies for such a wonderful tale of love and adventure. And please check out their work, they are as fabulous on their own as this story shows they are together.

So the lovely DrMistyTang, Zimeta and ratscout have been holding a contest over on deviantART for their very, very fun series, “The Chronicles of Dru.”

(Contest information and all entries here.)

Getting this in nearly at the last second, but I had to join the fun! Below is my story submission and first, some supplemental art for it, including character design and details on how Gnomes are in Dru. As much fun as the story was to write, it was a super fun challenge and an honor to come up with Gnomish design for this world.

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Now without further ado…

~ For Fairy Love, a “Chronicles of Dru” tale~

Navaie the Elf Witch left Elf Port well over a decade ago, and had no intention of ever going back.

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As of today, the sequel to “Into Darkness: The Zoey Jane Files” – “Free Falling: The Zoey Jane Files” – both by my amazing friend H.M. Barone, is available!

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I have been blessed to get to do the cover again 🙂 This story takes Zoey and Killian on a very different path, it seems, from how they look on the first cover…

Like spy stories and romance stories with spirituality and revenge?
Check out both books here!

Zoey Jane, etc. © Heather Barone/H.M. Barone

WIP, "Undra Min"Another piece I’ve been working on bit bit bit for a while, personal project of extreme fangirling.

Last year I read Larissa Brown’s “Beautiful Wreck,” an amazing viking time travel romance (no, really) and I. Am. In. Love. Such a great story with such well-written characters and strong lady characters, in particular, and an amazing, rich, obviously devoted and loving portrayal of the Viking world. I started drawing this right away and have taken a good long while to get to the inkwork. Posting it now with the author’s permission (couldn’t resist showing her first, a while ago).

If you like romance, time travel, Vikings, strong women, or any combinations of those, I HIGHLY recommend this book. It’s just amazing.

More about the book hereInterview with the author hereRead an except here