Artist Blogs

"Invasion" fan comic - Luxum model

As most of you know, I've been hacking away at an "Invasion"-era fan comic. I've been having a difficult time drawing Luxum just right - her angles and perspective keep throwing me. So I decided to make a maquette model of her I can use as reference...because, you know, I'm thorough like that. That, and I really wanted to have a 12" model of her in my room. Ha!

Anyway, I'm including the original design I came up with, in addition to the model. I'll post more photos as the piece progresses. Hope y'all enjoy!

Jun 11, 2011 by: Mazzic in: Work In Progress

EU Cities

I decided to create on some digital Expanded Universe cities, for my portfolio.

Here are some of the illustrations I've done so far!

Ataria City, Spira
Due to it's large temperate zone, lack of dangerous fauna, and close proximity to the other Core Worlds, Spira was a popular tourist destination and resort world.

Jun 7, 2011 by: Mazzic in: Work In Progress

Cover WIP for "Meevo"

Here's the work-in-progress for the cover of "Meevo", a science fiction novella for Kindle written by David Leyman.

Yet to be finalized!

Jun 7, 2011 by: Hisham in: Non-Star Wars Art
A Queen of Naboo, requested by princesstabetha. I am greatly enjoying this.
Teenage Sasha
New Request from Xanamiar. Reprisal of an old picture (blog here), Sasha is now a teenager and has been sent back in time... I'll load two pics up - one shows the etchings I want to have on her wetsuit. These mimic the various Polynesian traditional tattoos, especially Tongan and the Samoan Malu (women's thigh thigh tattoos). Since surfing originated in the Pacific I thought this would be a nice, but subtle, nod. The other pic is with the etching removed so you can see what her stance is without them. ~ M
Triss n Kieran
New Request from Trisskar:
The crew of SWAG got hit with a nothing storm! WIP of my contribution to this month's theme - All's Quiet on the Swaggish Front. GET ON BOARD PEEPS! This will eventually have more characters crammed in it. So far there's Asok, Drig, Nibs the SWAG monkey and Casca lurking in the back. I've rough-sketched Judas, Tusserk and Mercy. If you want to be in this picture, SPEAK UP and I will mash you in somewhere!
Thought it was time to post a "what I've been up to" kind of blog. Non-SWAG-related art and whatnot. I've been drawing up some Adventure Time fan art, in the form of my own original characters! I drew a vaguely surreal/nouveau piece for my mom on mother's day... And the big project, which I am calling Mobius... hopefully this will wind up in a (self) publishable state after I do enough pages to tell the story.
Sara Kalenath Ordo
New request from Kalenath: Genetically enhanced to be a super soldier from even before she was born, she is one step removed from madness. So her family, which is a lot of people now INCLUDING my Bladeborn, are trying very hard to keep her sane now.
Nath and Ka'rta
New Comic cover for LC! "So, the new idea for the request deals with Ka'rta and Nath. It is another comic book cover with Ka'rta on one side facing away and Nath facing the other direction but they are holding hands. It will be the 25th issue of the Nath Tarncrest comic. The emotion on their faces must reflect the love but pain in their relationship. The background must match their internal struggle. Darker shade on Ka'rta's side and lightens up as it crosses over to Nath's side of the panel. "