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
I’ve started (for fun) designing a bird inspired tarot deck, I only plan to do the major arcana at the moment and I’m making a heavily inspired by the Raider-Waite tarot deck, with my own interpretations in addition. The Fool- white stork The fool is the first card in the major arcana, often unnumbered but … Continue reading The Fool- bird tarot deck
Vampire Squid As a way to unwind while working on my next major comic project (Maleficarum with Frisson Comics) I’ve been making illustrations of my favourite cephalopod species. Paper Nautilus The style has been fun to practice with so far, and may become my 2020 animal zine depending on results! Any excuse to draw octopus, … Continue reading Cephalopedia
At the time of writing this post, I have 10 days left on my Kickstarter and am inching closer to my #4th stretch goal which is an exclusive Kickstarter bookmark, here is my design: The theme of this design is perfection in knowledge. I'm really happy with how it has turned out! The symbol at … Continue reading Bookmark design
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
Did a revamp of my deep sea shark Inktober from 2015 in Risograph I'm really happy with how the Risograph added colour and style to this old piece! I'm loving Risograph as a medium at the moment as I feel it gives my work a lot of texture and depth and also forces me to … Continue reading Deep Sea Sharks
We got a new Risograph printer in work this week which I've done some tests on I'm quite excited to do some more Risograph work in the future! I love the texture it gives to my work, it adds so much depth to the pieces.
I will potentially make these into wooden pins at a later date
"She sees arise The second time. From the sea, the earth, Completely green. The cascades fall, The eagle soars, From lofty mounts Pursues its prey."
I've been trying to experiment more with a flatter art style with my digital work. I was inspired to paint these wendigo illustrations, and I am fairly pleased with how they've turned out.