It's been a while since I posted and here I go with a bunch of stuff all at once. What can I say - these days I tend to work in spurts. Last summer I managed to write a novella which got published as an ebook (so stoked about that - working on the second). It was very exciting to work with an honest to goodness editor, and I am very happy with the results.
Since then I went on a tentacle drawing spree, most of which I have now posted here. I drew them freehand with pencil, then inked them with various fine pointed black felt/gel pens - I believe I bought out my local shops of their selections trying to find just the right ones. Then scanned
It's been a while, the last couple of months passed much too quickly. The worst part is not having had time to do much with art as it has all been work, work work. And the kind of frustrating work that doesn't seem to pay off at least not in the short run.
In the meantime, I did get a chance to spend a little time with people I love and met new to care about. I got to help someone in dire need, in the process got to foster a cute new cat. However I am now in a bit of a dilemma while dealing with the aftermath of the rescue but such is life. No good deed goes unpunished, as they say.
On more art related news, I entered one of my pieces, "Fl
Maybe because it's spring, or because I'm turning 49 in June (Crazy, I know!) or who knows why, but I'm cleaning out a lot of accumulated junk from nooks and crannies in my life - both figuratively and literally - these days. As part of that process I am re-discovering artwork that had been stored away for a number of years; some I had forgotten about all together (Neptune) and some I hadn't but the memories were not quite up to the real thing (Ophelia in Red).
It is an interesting exercise this archeological dig in one's own past. Both emotionally and intellectual taxing yet invigorating at once because I am reminded of how time has passed
We would love to have you on our website, illustratedartwork.com/We have competitions, facebook/site chat, education,and much more(will be doing a digital magazine tournament system.Hope to see you andyour great work. -MH
Thank you, I'll think about it. from browsing through I don't see any indication of Corel Draw or any Corel tutorials. I know it's not the most popular of programs but I cannot be the only person not into the Adobe stuff.