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Making a better Mousetrap
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My Bio
Nick is a 30-something Illustrator and Concept Artist who inhabits a painted cave in the Low Country. He specializes in highly detailed characters, creatures and world building. "Why?" is his favourite question and "omnivorous" his favourite word.

Favourite Visual Artist
Alphonse Mucha, Anton Pieck, Karl Kopinski, Wayne Reynolds
Favourite Movies
The Two Towers, Princess Mononoke, the Last Samurai
Favourite TV Shows
The thick of it, doctor Who, Peaky Blinders
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Black keys, Jimi Hendrix, Daft Punk, La Roux,
Favourite Books
Shogun, a Game of Thrones, Peridot Street Station, Monstrous Regiment
Favourite Games
Final Fantasy X and Tactics, Uncharted, Okami, Horizon Zero Dawn
Tools of the Trade
Coffee
Other Interests
Evolution, Mythical Creatures, Pseudo Science

I have a blog, go read it!

I have a blog, go read it!

Hi deviant friends, I've realized I forgot to tell you about my new blog: Questlog. It chronicles my effort to fabricate an entire Dnd 5e adventure, complete with maps and illustrations and things (yes I CAN CONFIRM IT HAS THINGS!) what you doin' still reading this? go read my latest post a bout the creation of the evil (and also vile) Saltor!
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Browsing

Browsing

Dear Internet, I wish a google search for "alternate stream of revenue for an illustrator"  would turn up something good instead of wealthy Nigerian princes and pyramid schemes. I love my job, but sometimes I wish I had more time to dote on a project, you know. Polish it, cuddle it, spend a working day just pondering it while sipping a cup o tea. Yeah that would be great. Dreams must be made into reality, is my vision on things, so lets get to it! From the outside at least, projects like childeren's books and the novels that Brom releases seem like good ideas. Something I can finish by meself and then shop around for a publisher. I think g
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2011....

2011....

Dear 2011, I love you and hate you. Its been a rough couple of months. The company where i had my day job whent tits up, that is to say bankrupt. This is one of these moments i am thankful to be born in the Netherlands. The government payed all wages and such i was due, which basically meant i had a couple of months to find a new job. Nice especially with a 7 month old baby. the world is a strange place. two months ago: no day job, few painting jobs, owed loads of payment by clients now: swamped with work, clients paying, starting a new job next week and expecting an 'ooooge tax return strange indeed this week is gonna rock, little resp

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DGrallProfessional General Artist
Your work is cool asf man!!!
Stumbled on you in ImagineFX
MilkitalixHobbyist Digital Artist
Hi there :iconhithereplz:
mr-nickProfessional Digital Artist
Hi yourself! 

(im too lazy to figure out them emoji)
MilkitalixHobbyist Digital Artist
its :iconhithereplz :   .3.
MyBurningEyesProfessional Digital Artist
Hey there, i liked your art a lot so i've featured some of it here :)

Have a great day! :peace:
Sphinx6448Hobbyist Artist
Ilove your art. I'm new here and not very good at drawing myself but I know what I like when I see it and your art is great
pampukaHobbyist
duuuuude!! i love ur style!!! aaah ,wil have to check whole gallery when ill have more time. like, really... azmazing. the atmosphere in ur drawings ... <333 thx for share with us ur drawings!