Ooh La La — Max goes to Paris!

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It’s always exciting to see The Tapestry translated into another language and to see foreign editions with alternate covers. Most recently, The Tapestry’s first book was translated into French where the series is called “The Golden Tapestry” and the first volume is titled “Rowan Academy” Here’s a peek at the cover, which I think is very lovely. The only question […]

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Mysterious David Menlo

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As I’ve been working on character studies for various illustrations, it occurred to me that we needed one for the mysterious, mercurial David Menlo. Here is our favorite one-handed Sorcerer looking intently at something unnameable while holding an antique thurible (a device for burning incense and used in many holy — or unholy! — ceremonies…. We’ll be spending lots of […]

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Max is all grown up!

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Still working on illustrations and recently did this character study of Max for one of the interior plates. We haven’t scene an entire drawing of Max like this in quite some time and thus it was fun to do. I’m working on one of David at the moment (as part of another, larger drawing) and will post it shortly. The […]

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Working on Plates

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Working in pen and ink requires a commitment – after all, there’s no erasing a mistake on the final art and it’s always been important to me that I have a finished piece of art (as opposed to simply a computer file). It’s truly a headache to have to start all over due to a silly mistake or not having […]

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Drawing, Drawing, Drawing…

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I’m still working away on drawings for The Maelstrom. Here’s a fun concept sketch for a baddie we’ll be meeting in the story…. Lots of fun to experiment with something in the Steampunk realm (what else would result when Prusias controls the Workshop?!?)

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