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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 Internal Illustration

Here’s the internal greyscale illustration for John Fulton‘s short story “Cold Black Heart”:

Here are some in process shots:

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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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Box Modelling An Anthropomorphic Rabbit In Blender

I’ve been 3D modelling an anthropomorphic rabbit for my project with John Fulton.

Here are a few process screenshots:

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I learned a couple of nifty tricks in Blender doing this:

  1. 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
  2. Rip:  This allows you to rip a mesh along  seam, sounds easy to do but without this feature you would have to duplicate vertices and edges.  Here’s the Blender documentation for it:  https://docs.blender.org/manual/en/dev/modeling/meshes/editing/vertices.html