Thursday, October 29, 2009

Some older work

Since I can't show anything I've been working on lately I thought I'd post a couple of pieces that I haven't ever shown. They were painted in the spring and summer of '08 for Magic. The knight was done for one of the Magic booster boxes in that set as well as becoming a card. A little tip if you ever need reference of guys on horseback bolting downhill - search for 'Omak Suicide Race', it's still the wild west in my home state of Washington.

Both 16 in. oil on masonite.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Tajuru Archer and Quest for the Gravelord

More recently revealed art for Magic: The Gathering. Believe me, you don't want to see the reference pictures for the Gravelord...yikes.

Both 11ish x 16 in., oil on masonite.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Wait...That's Not a Painting!

Last week, inspired by James Gurney and Adam Rex and feeling the urge to create something other than a painting, I decided to try my hand at sculpting a small maquette. I went with a male bust because I wind up painting a lot of these tough heroes/knights/villains etc. so I thought it could be helpful for coming up with interesting lighting schemes and angles. It was a lot of fun and I really recommend it for anyone looking for a change of pace, plus it's a cool/weird thing to have on your window sill.

4.5 in. high x 5.75 in. wide x 3.5 in. deep - super-sculpey over aluminum foil over an unusably short pencil for the neck. Painted with acrylic.