Saturday, October 31, 2015

The scary days are almost gone, now it's time to get back to work.

Starting next year I have 3 new titles I am working on. In addition to that I will be shooting teasers for each book, some animated and some live action. There will also be an art exhibit associated with the release of the book. Most likely NYC for the first show, then possibly a US tour for the rest of it. Check back for more info.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

So, I thought I would start off Inktober with an idea to take a drawing that will evolve into a cover of one of my books. It's obviously set in the Prisoner of the Mind universe. But you'll have to wait and see where the finished version turns up. Anyway, here is my process. It all started with a doodle of a cityscape on the horizon. (see above) 

Here is the beginning of the futuristic cityscape that I am adding on to. At this phase of the drawing, I'm trying to figure out some depth to expand on the original drawing.

I am making the city come alive with people and vehicles all interacting with each other. I'm trying to get that busy NYC street feel.

I've got the basic layout done, now I'm fine tuning the people and vehicle details.

Let's get on with the inking part. I'm fleshing out the details and features of the people and buildings. My pencil is pretty loose on this one leaving a lot of room for interpretation with ink.

In addition to that drawing, I have done another of my main character Cole falling backward out of a window. I just finished inking this one too, and once the cityscape is completed (see below) I will put them both together in photoshop for the finished product.

Ok, here is the final ink of the cityscape with all of the people walking here and there. Flying cars fill the sky with busy intersections below.

Here is the composited black and white image.

This is the beginning of the color composition. There is a lot more to do here, so check back as I work on this one. I should have it finished up in a week or two.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Let's just start with today. This is how my day started, thrust in the middle of NYC TV magic.

It's simple really, just follow the signs. Wait, wha ...? I haven't had enough coffee to comprehend this yet.

Follow the yellow brick road.

Tell tale signs are straight ahead.

Oh, yes there it is.

I've had an amazing summer, I hope you have too. Over the next few weeks I will fill in all of the blanks from  my activities, to new Prisoner of the Mind issues and finally NYC Comic-con, and alot of good things to come. It seems that my auto-posts to my blog haven't been working so I will do it manually. They seemed to post fine to my Instagram and Twitter feed, but what can go wrong will go wrong. So hang in there and you'll see.

Friday, October 9, 2015

It's that magical time of year again, New York Comic Con 2015. It all starts with what comes in the mail.

A new subway opened up to get you there.

The madness has begun.

Too cool.

Giant freakin batman.


Awesome times 2.


Thor and friends.

Love this, so much amazing detail.

Close up of Hagrid.

This is part of the WETA display that is also awesome.

Crowds, crowds, crowds.

Halo sculptures.

Very coool helmet.

Weta life size Chappie.

Lord of the Rings.

Marvel signing panel . The line was around the block.


I'll leave you with this masterpiece.