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Website Make-Over by Steeel Media!

March 19, 2019

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So my website has had an awesome make-over by the awesome Steeel Media – professional web designer and hobbyist photographer. The theme is a bespoke WordPress Theme developed by Matt at Steeel Media himself. If you’re interested in getting some professional design for your website, drop Matt a line :). Thanks Matt!

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Digital Painting of a Blonde Girl on a Dark Blue Background

March 2, 2018

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I’ve been trying to power-up my painting skills with this digital painting of a blonde girl on a dark blue background.  Done in Clip Studio Paint.

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Project JKF-1: Holiday In Camulodunum Cover

October 14, 2017

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Here’s another book cover for my project with John K. Fulton. The short story is called Holiday In Camulodunum: Here’s my process:

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Tilted head study

September 20, 2017

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Painted this rhino in acrylics over several lunchtime sessions.

September 13, 2017

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Project JKF-1: Time For Tea Cover WIP 1

May 16, 2017

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I’m finally starting to get moving on the short story project with John Fulton. Here is an in progress update on the first book cover, I’m probably 50% of the way through it.  The colour block-ins are done, next come the details.

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Acrylic Painting 5: Learning How To Colour Over An Underpainting

April 15, 2017

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Here is my fifth acrylic painting and this time I was Learning How To Colour Over An Underpainting. I tried using a grisaille (grey monochrome) underpainting.  I then painted my colours over the top. This seemed to work quite well as the paints I am using were transparent enough to let the underpainting show through. I also had a go at…

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Acrylic Painting 4: Learning How To Mix Paint With A Robin Red Breast

March 29, 2017

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I was determined to learn how to get better at mixing paint so I found the following articles on the internet and read through them: http://munsell.com/color-blog/mixing-paint-colors-paul-foxton-part2/ https://artintegrity.wordpress.com/2008/03/20/11-your-art-stories-here/ http://willkempartschool.com/beginners-colour-mixing-acrylic-paint/ http://www.dummies.com/art-center/performing-arts/art-painting/acrylic-painting-for-dummies-cheat-sheet/What I learned from these articles is that you need to think about the following when you’re trying to mix paint to match a specific a specific colour: Value Hue Saturation Some…

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Box Modelling An Anthropomorphic Rabbit In Blender

March 3, 2017

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I’ve been 3D modelling an anthropomorphic rabbit for my project with John Fulton. Here are a few process screenshots: I learned a couple of nifty tricks in Blender doing this: Edge Slide:  This allows you to select an edge loop and slide it along the geometry without affecting the overall shape.  Here’s the Blender documentation on it:  https://docs.blender.org/manual/en/dev/modeling/meshes/editing/edges.html Rip:  This…

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Acrylic Painting 2: Labrador Puppy

February 19, 2017

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Here’s my second painting in acrylics, a labrador puppy. I heard that at Watts Atelier, they have their students paint monochromatically to begin with so I thought I’d give that a go.

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Forging A Figure Drawing Process https://t.co/j5xa9GZOis