Tag Archives: Clip Studio Paint

Project JKF-1: The Bull In The Basement Book Cover

This book cover piece is for a John Fulton short story called “The Bull In The Basement”.

For this one I experimented with a major change in my workflow, namely, I skipped the line drawing phase and went straight into painting shapes.

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Project JKF-1: The Whisperer Cover

This book cover is for a short story called The Whisperer by John Fulton.

I tweaked my illustration workflow again here by putting more energy into doing more studies.  Each study focussing on one particular component of the illustration.

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Digital Painting of a Blonde Girl on a Dark Blue Background

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: Star Warrior II Book Cover

Here’s another book cover for my author friend John K. Fulton.  The title of this story is “Star Warrior II”.

For this piece, I wanted to make sure that I had a much stronger value contrast than in the last piece.

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Project JKF-1: The View From The Window Cover

This is another book cover for my project with John Fulton.  John’s short story is called “The View From The Window”.

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Project JKF-1: Holiday In Camulodunum Cover

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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Project JKF-1: Cold Black Heart Cover

I’ve just submitted the second piece for my collaboration with John Fulton.  The front cover for his story “Cold Black Heart”.

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Project JKF-1: Time For Tea Cover Submitted For Approval

I’ve completed the Time For Tea cover for John Fulton and emailed it to him for approval.  Hopefully the formatting etc … is correct.

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This piece took me a lot longer than anticipated but has allowed me to cobble together the beginnings of a workflow.

Next will be a greyscale painting for the interior of the story.

Project JKF-1: Time For Tea Cover WIP 2

Not being convinced about the composition, I’ve reworked this piece a bit by flipping it horizontally and also removing the teaspoon.

Also, the lighting is now darker and more yellow instead of orange.

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Project JKF-1: Time For Tea Cover WIP 1

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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