well...damn XDtoday i woke up with my wife giddily urging me to check this bit of awesome XD...well...damn XD2 years ago in Personal More Like This
and my mind being a compilation of stupid puns with a few coherent thoughts floating around here and there....
of course my first thought was...
hang in there anne XD
sunstone interviewhttp://readcomicbooks.net/home/webcomic-of-the-week-31/sunstone interview2 years ago in Personal More Like This
sunstone review XDgotta plug this one, this guy reviews webcomics, and in all honesty i never really thought sunstone would ever be reviewed there.sunstone review XD1 year ago in Personal More Like This
dunno, just always had a mental idea of a webcomic being something with it's own site XD
anyhooo, here is the video review i must say i had a few good laughs XD
Darth Maul + Blurppy interviewHere is an interview I did for Blurppy.com http://blurppy.com/2013/11/21/exclusive-artist-interview-andy-fairhurst-should-always-sit-in-the-backrow-of-the-movie-theater/Darth Maul + Blurppy interview2 years ago in Personal More Like This
How cool is this? Ray Park and my Darth Maul print! Big thanks to Mike S. Miller and Oly Pittman for setting this one up over in the US
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more updatesELLY IN A CORSET PEOPLE!!!more updates1 year ago in Personal More Like This
now that i have your attention .. ahem XD
i felt the need to brag!
i have finally completed last issue of wildfire, just yesterday, which is my first ever full art project that ever got published!!
so hopefully the updates here will be a little more frequent (that is until my next project XD)
and with more experience i will be able to manage my time a bit better, (and become faster and better at drawing.)
Currently whenever i finish a project i don't even take a break, i immediately switch to doing bloodstain, because i don't know how much time i will have until the next project (it could be 2 weeks or 2 days from one comic to the other)
so yeah XD no break for me XD
anyway just wanted to give you all a status report.
awesome!!!so much awesomeness!!awesome!!!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
really beautifull elly!
and wee more!!
Thank God there are people like you. by jeditoby Mistletoe by Anodesu
also YAY! look! a wallpaper^^
Wallpaper It's Aliveee! (1920x1080) by arkadeievitch
original inspirational drawings by my husband
his asisstants hips were nice... by nebezial the doctor will see you now.... by nebezial
I AM SO HAPPY!! thank you so much!! it makes my day every time someone sends me a link with a new drawing!! you people are amazing!! *__*
on a completly unrelated note, Elly cant draw to save her life XD
foreveer....and eeveeerrrforeveer....and eeveeerrr3 years ago in Personal More Like This
this is 25 layers of pun with a pun cherry on top
The Word of KurtzI was checking the "links" section of my website, just to make sure everything was still working as I hadn't actually clicked on anything there for a while, and I found myself on the PVP website.The Word of Kurtz4 years ago in Personal More Like This
"A while" was obviously "a few years". I barely recognised the strip!
Anyway; I'm not writing this to bitch about hating change (I'll save that and put it into Sequential Art), I'm writing this to relay a very good point the good Mr Kurtz made in the PVP blog:
"Everyone is kind of freaking out right now because of the Gary Friedrich case. Long story short, the guy who created Ghost Rider in 1972 sued Marvel, claiming that they never filed a copyright for his work and therefore he still owns Ghost Rider. Courts said "sit down before you fall down" and in addition slapped the guy with a $17,000 fine for selling tee shirts and posters featuring Mike Ploog Ghost Rider art at conventions.
People are considering this a warning salvo at artists who do sketches of Marvel and DC owned characters at
The Turtles TrailerI am absolutely delighted with it. It’s everything I hoped it would be: Terrible.The Turtles Trailer1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Had it looked GOOD, there would have been this nagging feeling that I’d be missing out on something if I stuck to my vow of never again watching another Michael Bay movie. I have fond childhood memories of the Turtles, so I may have weakened. But because it looks like, well, a Michael Bay movie, that feeling simply isn’t there. I have no desire, at all, to pay for or sit through that film.
Transformers 3 was the last chance I was willing to give. I thought “There’s no way it could actually be WORSE than Transformers 2. I’ll give it a shot”.
Somehow…. it was.
That was it. That was the breaking point. No more Bay. EVERYTHING he goes near is pure effluent, and all the evidence you need of how toxic a film Turtles is going to be is in that trailer.
Obviously, we don’t know what the plot is at this point, but it’s a
Anime Expo 2014 GUESTS! +Cosplay ScheduleHey everyone, AMAZING news!!!Anime Expo 2014 GUESTS! +Cosplay Schedule1 year ago in Personal More Like This
We will be Cosplay Senpai Guests at Anime Expo 2014 this year!!
Come visit us at our table in the Entertainment Hall (west hall.) Our table will be right across from the cosplay photo sets!!!
WE WILL BE THERE EVERYDAY!
We will be signing autographs, taking pictures, answering questions and selling prints!
IF YOU DONT SEE US THERE YOU CAN STILL SEE US ON THE LOBBY FLOOR!!
Check our COSPLAYS FOR AX:
Always someone that ruins it for the rest of us.3D printing is a fabulous technological advance, and anyone with a creative mind will be thrilled at the possibilities that could be just around the corner as a result of its development….Always someone that ruins it for the rest of us.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Or would be if some dick hadn't decided to use it to make a weapon: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-22421185
Yes, we're back on the gun-debate-thing. And this time the pro-gun crowd are pissing me off because they've set in motion a chain of events that will stifle the potentially fabulous ability to transfer what you create on your computer into the real world.
The man behind it harps on about liberty being his motivation for doing it.
Liberty has to be tempered with responsibility, otherwise you just have anarchy. Using new technology to build a gun doesn't make you a champion for freedom, it makes you an attention seeking moron who gives the powers-that-be REASON to restrict it. They will now do everything the can to prevent the proliferation of the technology. They
'Nyan' this.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jv208tslzMU'Nyan' this.4 years ago in Personal More Like This
comixology sale... so this is a thing this weekendhttps://www.comixology.com/Stjepan-Sejic-Sale/page/6306?ref=c2l0ZS9pbmRleC9kZXNrdG9wL2xhcmdlQ2Fyb3VzZWwcomixology sale... so this is a thing this weekend4 months ago in Personal More Like This
for those who like their comics digitally, apparently there is a sale of the stuff i drew, and stuff i wrote and drew
aaand now i'm all like:
Darkstalkers Limited Edition Hardcover plus Bonus!Darkstalkers Limited Edition Hardcover plus Bonus!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Darkstalkers fans have even more to be happy about with this special early-bird bonus offer from the UDONStore.com!For the first 20 DarkStalkers Ultimate Editions you will get the rare DarkStalkers #1-6 Foil Set, a $120 VALUE for FREE. This bonus is just for the first 20 orders, after those are ordered it will be one random DarkStalkers Foil cover ($20 value). So be quick and get your order in ASAP for the this limited bonus, valued at more than the cost of the hardcover!
Don't forget, the limited edition hardcover of Darkstalkers: The Ultimate Edition also features these great exclusives:
- Hardcover binding, limited to only 300 copies!
- Exclusive new "Midnight Bliss" cover art by Omar
BrushesThis is somehow a continuation of the previous journal with a listing of tutorials I use.Brushes4 years ago in Personal More Like This
People ask me about what brushes do I use even more often than about me making tutorials. Unfortunately here I might help only Photoshop users as I've never used SAI or GIMP and my Corel Painter worked so unbelievably slow on my machine that recently I've simply uninstalled it.
To be honest, the brush I use most often is a simple round brush with tablet pressure controlling the opacity.
With that baby I paint almost everything starting from under-painting and ending on medium details. Yet, there are all sorts of different brushes I use for other things - hair, texturing, backgrounds, foliage and so on. Here are a few sets I have installed. I do not use every single brush from them and I've deleted most of them right after installation... sometimes leaving as much as 1-5 brushes from a set of 30. You can get rid of unwanted brushes by either using the preset manager in the brush menu panel or by cl
Last chicken in Sainsbury's“Dirty Bird”, a fried chicken vendor in Wales, has been forced to defend its choice in logo:Last chicken in Sainsbury's1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Some rather prudish individuals have complained that it looks a mite dubious, while the owner of Dirty Bird has insisted that people are seeing what they want to see, and not what was intended.
It is claimed that the logo is simply the lower case initials of the company placed back to back in order to form the neck and wings of a cockerel.
Seeing one of Dirty Bird’s recent promotional images, however; one might be given cause to doubt their professed innocence.
And people ask why I like living on this spiteful little island
Patreon SketchbookAfter much fretting over the potential ramifications of making use of the Patreon service, I have decided: f**k it. I'm going ahead with my plans.Patreon Sketchbook6 months ago in Personal More Like This
Might be a mistake, but I'll cross that bridge when I come to it.....and then jump off to make a daring river-escape should things go south.
Assuming I haven't ballsed anything up (I'm new to using Patreon), my page can now be found here: https://www.patreon.com/jollyjack
Content is much the same as you'd find in the "Beasts and Babes sketchbooks" that have appeared in the Apsara Portfolio previously, so if you've no interest in that kind of material, save your time and coin and don't bother with it.
I'll be adding a new sketch roughly every day, along with sneak peeks at new Apsara comics that I'm working on.
Nothing will be 100% exclusive to Patreon, it will just show up there first. Eventually all content will become available via the channels I usually use, so don't get in a twist if you don't want to use that service.
RPGs need to find a new angle.I’ve been skimming through previews of Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt.RPGs need to find a new angle.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I am so bored with the standard aesthetic of RPGs.
Swords, sorcery, European environments.
I’m sure that my weariness of these visuals stems from the fact I live in England, and that I grew up playing amid the ruins that scatter the borderlands of the North East. Ancient mounds, the remnants of Hadrian’s wall, fallen abbeys and frontier fortifications; because I see all that in REAL LIFE, I have no desire to wander digital versions.
Fable 2 and 3 are exceptions. Those are clearly fantasy versions of England, but they nod to different periods in history. 16th and 17th century rather than 11th and 12th. Flintlocks over chainmail. It adds something new.
I never bothered to finish Skyrim, but I’ve played Fallout 3 and New Vegas a dozen times, because the latter games are, to British eyes, a more exotic world. They are just as strange and foreign to me as a land l
Bell$ and Whi$tle$You remember when mobile phones used to just do one thing: be a phone? Then they could text. Then they could take photos. Then they could connect to the internet.Bell$ and Whi$tle$2 years ago in Personal More Like This
People pay hundreds for the latest iPhone, which does a ton of things on top of being a phone, and which is why I DON'T OWN ONE!
I carry a phone because I might need to make a call.
Don't think that I'm some sort of Luddite that takes offence at all the bells and whistles they bolt onto the little boxes. I'm not. I just have no use for them, and so, I don't want to pay for them.
I can go into my local phone emporium and pick up a device that is a phone and only a phone for £19.99 (or even less!). No camera, no internet access, just a crappy little green screen that displays a number.
It's a phone, nothing more.
Which brings me to the next generation of consoles.
As far back as I have desired them, they have cost around the £100 – £200 mark at launch, even when they started doing things they didn't need to, like play DVDs/Blue
Bomango ze Tango!I'm going to get ahead of this right now and say that this might not be a riveting read for folks. Bad advertising, I know, but I feel it's necessary to preface this by being realistic. I'm not uber-famous, my characters aren't known far and wide, and for Pete's sake, I don't even have a proper webcomic or series to speak of. But, I've been asked numerous questions enough that it might be useful to have a FAQ essay of sorts to clear the air a bit.Bomango ze Tango!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
So here goes...a history of "Bomango", as best I can recall...
ORIGIN! (in real life)(image circa way the hell back when i was still spelling it GoGo BoManGo)
"Bomango" (as it's come to be known) came about maybe around 2004 or thereabouts...shoot, maybe 2003, which makes it a decade old already...sheesh. Anyway, the earliest drawings of "Gogo" were sketchbook illustrations of a big-eyed girl in a long jacket. Not anime-style big eyes, mind you...big, droopy, heavily-lined eyes, wi
Skyrim, Steve Universe, and Anita SarkeesianSkyrim ComicsSkyrim, Steve Universe, and Anita Sarkeesian2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I’ve been doodling some jokes about my experiences with Skyrim. I’m sure the answer I’ll get is an emphatic “yes” but I wanted to ask all the same. Should I post those? Right now they’re just pencil sketches and I don’t know if any of them are worth slaving over to completion... I’m open to suggestions or advice.
Are there any other sandbox style games like Skyrim? I mean, in that I don’t need to do the main quest to have fun. That the world is huge and I can do whatever I want. And that doesn’t revolve around scarface worshipping in an urban location. I’m trying to catch up on a lot of the games I missed initially. Not sure what I should be checking out, but if you’ve read my Skyrim journals you’ll know how I play and what I like. Just no GTA crap.
This show weirds me out. Is it just me, or are the Crystal Ge
DC puss out.While at my local comic-book emporium, I had a quick leaf through Harley Quinn #0 to check out the winning page from DC’s recent talent search.DC puss out.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
It didn’t do much to dampen the disdain I harbour for the big-name comic companies.
For a start, I’m not sure how that page was selected as the cream of the crop. Bravo to the artist for being selected, sure, but there were far more dynamic, lively examples I saw posted here on DA, and I'm genuinely surprised that none of them were chosen. The page selected feels just as stiff, stagnant, sterile and devoid of life as much of the other stuff DC discharges onto the shelves (which might have been why they ran with it).
The main gripe I have, though, is that they changed the final panel.
For those that (somehow) missed the whoo-haa that the whole talent search kicked off: the script DC provided to their would-be artists called for illustrations depicting the titular Harley trying to off herself in a series of absurd ways: holding
ravine reviews pouring in :)so issue 1 is finally coming out this Wednesday and the reviews are pouring inravine reviews pouring in :)3 years ago in Personal More Like This
aaand they seem to like it XD
buut for a democratic balance, i did find one that pretty much reviews it as worst comic aver XD
this is a very good thing. hype needs to be kept in check.
ultimately tho , like any other story, ravine is what you bring with you into it.
if you enter as a cynic, refusing to suspend your disbelief, it will be a pile of ass. same can be said for pret
'Why Are We Even Talking About This?'I get that phrase a lot, that and "over react much?" whenever I bring up ANY issue, be it from a video game, politics, or whatever. There seems to be a lot of people who just don't wanna talk about anything at all, and would much rather these discussions just not exist so they can get on with their lives.'Why Are We Even Talking About This?'2 years ago in Personal More Like This
You'll be unsurprised to learn that I don't agree with that wisdom. In my books, if you don't do anything, nothing is going to happen. If there's an injustice in the world somewhere and you stay silent, that injustice isn't going to fix itself. It will just keep happening. That, my friends, is complacency.
Then of course there are those people who don't believe that the world will ever change, therefor there's no reason to try, and actively try to stop anyone who dares to stand up for something. I can't begin to describe how annoying that mindset is to me. It's almost sadistic in it's very nature, by actively trying to stop people from making the world a better place by being dismissi