Sunday, November 28, 2010


Well the snow's gone but it was around just long enough for me to get all excited and draw some frost giants and barbarians while listening to the new Blind Guardian album on repeat.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Two largely unrelated things

I am getting better after being rather sick and have taken to pacing my apartment between drawings and reciting The Jabberwocky. Apparently a Vorpal Sword is actually big scissors. Nyquil's great. And another attempt at the Watchmaker's Apprentice. It was originally much darker but because there wasn't a distinct light source it turned muddy so I toned that all down because I like the drawing much better than my shoddy tonal render.

T'was brillig...

Monday, November 15, 2010

The Doctor's Wife

Well I dunno. I went back and forth and back and forth on this over the last couple days. I wanted some subtle colouration but it looked better heavily oversaturated and essentially monochromatic. Initially I was hoping it could come out more subdued and sombre as opposed to somewhat... I don't know. Saturated. Well it is what it is. I might revisit this with a couple different illustrations later. November seems like it will be a very Clockwork Quartet month. Now if only there were going to be a few more songs coming along in the near future to feed on...

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

About Bloody Time!

Yeah I know. Boring blog. Sorry about that. Hallowe'en, Hallowe'en costume, Hallowe'en magic show, Burlesque hosting duties and Voltron mean I've had very little time for extra curricular activities because of all the... err... other extracurricular activities. Anyways. So here's a big page of some drawings from the last while and some photos of me performing spooky magic, in my Mad Scientist costume (Dr. Aleister Grisbane rises again!) and a promo photo that I had taken for what I'm hoping will materlialize into a show next year.

I have no decent photos of the Satan costume I'm afraid but I refuse to put the damn thing into storage until I get one good shot of it so... hopefully in the next while I'll be able to reclaim my couch. That thing is BIIIIG!

Credit for the promotional photograph goes to my good friend Mark Ingram and the picture of The Doctor was taken by Jeff... I'm afraid I don't know his last name but he's a fine fellow if ever I did meet one.

OH and also here's a little thing I'd like to develop further based on Clockwork Quartet's song "The Doctor's Wife" It needs more colour work to take it out of the straight tonal phase and I keep going back and forth on exactly how graphic I want it to get. Originally it was going to be very flat and shape based like the Watchmaker's Apprentice illustration from some time ago. We'll see if this goes that way or becomes its own thing.

PS I wish it to be known that I did NOT hang the lumpy bumpy cobwebs on the Railway stage.