1. When your life comes crashing down to breathing in and breathing out, it's hard to rise back up from that perspective. 2. "You think…
The SparkleWulf is done and his debut post will be on Wednesday! I had thought he was finished before this, but then I took him…
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Editing Highlighters, AWAY!
I use the word ‘snapped’ as my default angry speech verb.
I need to work on making sure dialog is tagged correctly in multi-person scenes.
Smartass comments about shotguns not fitting in the trunk of compact cars might possibly be taken seriously by someone and should probably be edited to indicate their snarkiness.
I have pacing issues… I think? (more…)
Mold: Thoroughbred Mare (G1)
Color: Metallic Green-Blue-Purple
Medium: Liquitex Artist’s Color Acrylics (Gesso, Yellow Oxide, Light Portrait Pink, Dioxazine Purple, Mars Black, Burnt Sienna) and FolkArt (668 Metallic Plum, 654 Metallic Amethyst, 670 Metallic Blue Pearl, 655 Metallic Aquamarine)
Status: Painted June 2013 and SOLD (Custom Order)
The Wolves We Are Sketch
Part of the push to create an eBook of The Wolves We Are is to create actual cover art that’s not just a simple photo-manip. (To be honest, I probably need to redo every story icon I have, but I’m starting small.)
I’m an artist, of sorts, but I’m not a designer– as you can tell from the simplicity of the Saturday Story Prompt collections covers. Unfortunately I can’t afford to hire a real one, especially for a free eBook, so for now I’m going to have to make do.
And that means keeping the art as basic as possible.
After a boatload of sketches I ended up deciding to use a stained glass motif of the Baron and his sevens sons as the main Baron’verse icon. It’s a pattern that should shrink well and 90% of the use will be as an icon instead of a bookcover. (more…)
This little gal sat on the workbench for a while after she was done because I couldn't think of a good name... thank goodness for…
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