Daz Sale

I’ve been thinking about doing a tutorial series on both fantasy art and book cover art, as I know that these times are tough for everyone. Authors without a lot of design knowledge and skills would be ill-advised to do their own covers, of course, but art to accompany freebies, shorts, promo material, etc., is …

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Patreon Thoughts

I started a Patreon under a different name because I was interested in doing something completely new in order to keep my art from becoming stale. As anyone who has ever made the change from just having fun with something to it being their only source of professional income knows, it’s wonderful to be able …

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Happy 2020

…and doesn’t that sound like a sci-fi date? I would have expected Bladerunner-esque cities by now, rather than our current world. I’ve been thinking about new projects for the coming year, one of them being my own tarot set. I’m kind of feeling like something that mixes Celtic mythology and the fae with the dystopian …

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Experiment: Custom Premades

I’m starting an experiment with predesigned book cover art that is somewhat customisable. I’ve tried this before, and ended up with people who wanted a full custom cover for the predesigned price, but I think it’s worth trying again. The problem with custom covers is that increasingly they are done with a design-by-committee approach, as …

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Whooooosh…

Yeah, I know it’s been ages. I started a stock photography site and a naughty-art-and-comics Patreon and both have taken an enormous amount of work. I’ve been backed up with an overbooked cover schedule, for which I have to apologise to everyone who has been so patient. So, a bit frazzled lately. Regarding writing, I’ve …

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Poem: This is Fine

When you drop everything you are carrying it seems to happen all at once, a sudden slide to a disastrous fall,broken things and mess In reality it’s been sliding all along& you just missed all the signs You hold onto everything you ownyour heart, your dreamsNot knowing that youare like the dog in the meme …

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