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The Trader's Concubine sketch by Zephyri The Trader's Concubine sketch :iconzephyri:Zephyri 294 15 Opportunity by kerembeyit Opportunity :iconkerembeyit:kerembeyit 1,816 76 Aurite by AlMaNeGrA Aurite :iconalmanegra:AlMaNeGrA 779 67 DLecossu Castle by D--CO DLecossu Castle :icond--co:D--CO 1,185 40 Bookjacket080308 by CrankBot Bookjacket080308 :iconcrankbot:CrankBot 181 20 Imperial March ringtone by Waldemar-Kazak Imperial March ringtone :iconwaldemar-kazak:Waldemar-Kazak 1,285 57 Sea of the Dead by Jon-Foster Sea of the Dead :iconjon-foster:Jon-Foster 429 12 Illuminate my soul by FacundoDiaz Illuminate my soul :iconfacundodiaz:FacundoDiaz 2,957 297 14-07-12 by Sanchiko 14-07-12 :iconsanchiko:Sanchiko 759 46 The Trench by michaelkutsche The Trench :iconmichaelkutsche:michaelkutsche 3,025 341 Fable II spell concept by PeteAmachree Fable II spell concept :iconpeteamachree:PeteAmachree 958 74 Cyberpunk by neisbeis Cyberpunk :iconneisbeis:neisbeis 1,969 105 fantasy art by kanartist fantasy art :iconkanartist:kanartist 270 32 .. by hoooook .. :iconhoooook:hoooook 233 8 White Estrid by TARGETE White Estrid :icontargete:TARGETE 1,247 39


April issue of ImagineFx magazine saw another me lucky enough to have another two entires in the Q&A section on show.  I had time to cobble a vidcap together for each of these - and I use the word cobble advisedly.  I'm not your slick movie maker and you need to be prepared for a god deal of extraneous waffle, which reflects the way I tend to work anyhow.  May issue is already out on the shelves and one of the vidcaps has been released (or maybe it just escaped . . . ?) onto the the IFX Youtube channel.  It relates to the image shown here and is using ArtRage 3.55, in case any of you are interested or have a thing for waffle.

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Nick Harris
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United Kingdom
I've been knocking about the children's book publishing market as a full-time freelance illustrator since 1982, when I tunneled out of college. Switched from being a traditional watercolourist to digital about the turn of the century. Still learning and always will be.

Preferred software are ArtRage3 Studio Pro, Sketchbook Pro 2010 and Painter X. I still think in real media terms, and these are the closest to it I've found. The words old and fuddy-duddy definitely apply - dammit.

Some of my published work is listed here on Jacketflap -…

My website is here -
My agent is here -

Current Residence: UK
Operating System: Windows XP Pro & Windows 7 Home



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GabiWieczorek Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
original scenes & special humor. very cool.
simmons-art Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014
what you working on now Nick ;-)
Finndleton Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014
You work is just overflowing with charm, and telling so many stories. You should totally do a visual novel app or art for a game!
hakepe Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Just watched the Imagine FX Artrage watercolor tutorial, really good tips there on workflow issues I've beeng struggling with lately, even for people using other software to paint like Photoshop. Thank you very much :)
Nickillus Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for taking the time to let me know Hakepe.  Glad if it helped.  Love ArtRage software. 

Not for the watercolour so much as I'm using the the oil brush more, but there should be another couple of vidcaps for the Q&A section of the IFX mag coming in the month or so (issue 109 according to the commission).  Pretty waffley and not so instructional - talking more about the topic of the specific questions. Not allowed to say more at this stage until they're out unfortunately.
hakepe Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for the tip and for gathering the tutorial links to your DA site. Very helpfull :) Been trying to develop a solid illustration process from traditional scetching with a pencil to digital oil/watercolor. Still a work in progress but slowly moving forward.
daremaker Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2012
Your ImagineFX videos have been a huge help. Excellent gallery.
JasonBrock Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
:glomp: random glomps nick!!!

Miss talking w/ya buddy
GemFeathers Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow! One of my biggest art inspirations here on dA!
Your works have kept me up late at night as a child, with a torch under my blanket I use to spend hours looking at your fantasy pieces and hoping I could draw like you one day <:
Thank you for being such an inspiration! Keep up the amazing job, I look forward to seeing more from you 8D
Nickillus Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Many thanks for such a nice comment GemFeathers. A bit worrying to know I my contribution to a publishing project may have kept you awake at night - here's hoping that lost sleep did you no harm.

We all draw in different ways and that's what makes it so great. Variety everywhere you look and loads to love. Just keep at it and enjoy yourself - that's the key.

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