Posts Tagged ‘illustration’

Heather Hudson Interview Part 3

This is the conclusion of a three-part interview with artist Heather Hudson. Tell us a little about working in the gaming industry. Things have changed in the tabletop fantasy game industry since I started illustrating for it back in the 90s, and I can’t say I’ve been very active there for the last few years, so…

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Heather Hudson Interview Part 2

This is the second of a three-part interview with artist Heather Hudson. The feature in its entirety can be seen throughout the month of March via the Featured Artist link.  © Heather Hudson Please tell us a bit about your general work process. I’ve been thinking about that a bit recently as I make the transition from…

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Heather Hudson Interview Part 1

This is the first of a three-part interview with artist Heather Hudson. The feature in its entirety can be seen throughout the month of March via the Featured Artist link.  © Heather Hudson Heather Hudson’s art is a delightfully surreal blend of the beautiful and the beastly, a world where fairies inhabit the light and Cthulhu…

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Pro Bono Work – A Cautionary Tale

This is something of a companion piece to my ramblings concerning Work For Hire, which is another trap that artists tend to fall into. This one concerns Pro Bono work, also known as “Working for free”. Now, I’m not going to tell you to never work for free, because there are plenty of projects that…

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Work for Hire – Just Say No

I think it’s safe to say that artists as a whole are generally considered a little “different”, and rightly so. We tend to fit the clichés of coloring outside the lines and thinking outside the box. We also tend to be gluttons for attention, we want our work to be seen and appreciated and are often…

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The Art of Fae Nouveau (Part 2)

This is the second part of an ongoing series of posts detailing a project of mine called Fae Noveau, my own (potentially harmless?) cocktail of three parts Mucha, two parts fairy art and one part fun with friends. In this installment I’ll be going through the process of getting from concept to finished art on…

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The Art of Fae Nouveau (Part 1)

Once upon a time there was a man named Alphonse Mucha. He was a Czech artist who came to Paris in 1887 to make his name in the art world. He in fact made it synonymous with an entire genre of art that defined the ambiance of the turn of that century. It’s an ambiance…

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Interview with Leyla Safa, Part Two

This is the conclusion of our two-part feature on the illustrator Leyla Safa. The interview can be found in it’s entirety through the month of March in the Featured Artist link to the right.   © Leyla Safa     What about your work do you enjoy most? Dislike most? I like the moments that I am…

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Interview with Leyla Safa, Part One

This is the first of a two-part feature on the illustrator Leyla Safa. The interview can be found  in it’s entirety through the month of March in the Featured Artist link to the right. © Leyla Safa     Leyla Safa’s art is imbued with a warmth and magic that is all her own. Through the…

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