Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Blending Modes Tutorial

As requested -- a detailed tutorial on using blending modes in Photoshop!

For more skilled artists who know about this stuff, there are some good tricks in here about removing undesired line work and artifacts using blending modes.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Canyon Temple

Needed to practice my landscapes more -- it's amazing how out of touch your landscape skills get when you've been doing nothing but character art for a month!

Monday, October 21, 2013

Coast Temple

Studying Ireland helps!  I looked at photos of Strath Mor to get me inspired to do this study.  Learned a lot about how to set up realistic skies in 3D space.

Thursday, October 17, 2013


Here's the process to the latest card art done for Chromancer -- I think this is the sixth one I've done for them now.

When you do illustrations of threatening foes, think about the dynamic quality of the composition and the action pose of your subject -- are they communicating the danger and intensity behind the idea?

Monday, October 14, 2013


Quick sketch between freelancing jobs.  It's a good composition idea, I might do something more with it later...

Thursday, October 10, 2013