Illustrations from the month of June! As you can probably tell, the theme was Demons and I had just as much fun as I thought I was going to. If I could draw spooky demons every month for the rest of my life I would be a happy artist…
Each image has some element of trying to push myself and try new things. Painting, for one of them, as well as playing with animation in an illustration. The two more regular illustrations I tried to incorporate more detail than I usually do, particularly with the background of the final illustration for the month. It was more fun than I thought it would be, as I have a tendency to want to finish things as fast as possible and get frustrated at doing a lot of fiddly bits that aren’t the main focus. But I’m learning! And next month the theme is Angels, so I’m sure I’ll get to test out my colour palette beyond Everything Is A Variation on Black, Red and Muddy Neutrals.
In other news, I have an official commission price list for my cartoon/comic-style illustrations and paintings! It’s up at my newly-revamped sketchblog, so you can go to this link and see if there’s anything you’d like! (Caveat: I am away from the 7th to about the 14th with family things, so any messages in that time won’t get a reply until I’m back). Hit me up via my email, or Twitter, or Tumblr or Facebook and I will Draw You Things For Money.
Weekly illustrations for the month of May! Three out of four here, because one of them isn’t quite done yet as it’s a cool idea and I want to do more with it, so that’ll be out sometime later this month. I’m trying to push myself more with my weekly illustrations now – trying different techniques, practising with new brushes, trying to learn How The Heck Colour Works.
Next month’s theme is Demons and boy howdy am I excited because that is 110% My Jam.
Hey look, it’s that series that I make one thing a year for! Next in the Lordi Girls series is Evilyn, based on the song of the same name. I still love the concept of what I’m doing, but not so much the way I’m making them anymore. So this probably isn’t the last ever Lordi Girl that I’ll make but the next one’s probably going to look a little different. Maybe. We’ll see.
And here, finally finished, is the piece I meant to finish last week. So even though it took a while, I’m pretty happy with the outcome. My painting skills are slowly improving, and this is definitely the best thing I’ve painted so far in my opinion. I like my works to have a little bit of story in them, and this one certainly has that. In fact, this was probably indirectly influenced by the copious amounts of Stephen King that I’ve read in my life. Anyway, I hope you like it!