Card spotlight: The Star

Occult Ornithology- Now on Kickstarter At once a voice arose among      The bleak twigs overheadIn a full-hearted evensong      Of joy illimited;An aged thrush, frail, gaunt, and small,      In blast-beruffled plume,Had chosen thus to fling his soul      Upon the growing gloom.The Darkling Thrush, Thomas Hardy The next card spotlight is for the Seventeenth card in the major arcana, The Star, … Continue reading Card spotlight: The Star

Madonna

I really enjoyed the colour palette for my last piece Ritual, so I decided to try my hand on a follow up piece, this time titled Madonna. I'm fairly pleased with how she's come out, and had quite a lot of fun with the composition of the image and rendering the decorative elements. I feel … Continue reading Madonna

Octopus

While on a ferry to Ireland a couple of months ago I was inspired by the waves and landscape to digitally paint this image, featuring this quote by Alfred Lord TennysonBelow the thunders of the upper deep,Far, far beneath in the abysmal sea,His ancient, dreamless, uninvaded sleepThe Kraken sleepeth: faintest sunlights fleeAbout his shadowy sides; … Continue reading Octopus