Stepping back: comparing the ink project

I decided that it might not be a bad idea to take a step back and look at the inks I’ve been working on.

For those that haven’t been following (I know, I know, no one has been), I started doing ink cards and ink works late last year as a way to learn more from photos and film.

I wanted to learn more about lighting, about texture, and about things that I can’t just pull from my head. Most of the work over the years has been right from my head, either as an original piece or based on a story.… Read the rest

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New Ink Card: Nightmare

I’ll be a guest at VisionCon next week in Springfield, Missouri, and I’m trying to create more art to show (and sell there). I’m also having fun doing these ink cards, it gives me more confidence going into larger pieces.

I’m also getting good practice working from a photograph (or a series of them), which I haven’t done much in the past. Most of the time, I’ve just pulled things from my head. But I think if I base every image off of something in my head, I might lose a sense of what something really looks like in real life.… Read the rest

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