The Colors of Ackbeer! Thanks to Steve Hamaker, cartoonist and award-winning colorist, plus all-around great guy, Admiral Ackbeer now looks super-spiffy! Here’s my original version: Color theory has never been my thing. Coloring has never been my thing. The colorists I work with are like alchemists, to me. Magical alchemists. Possibly with fairy wings. Riding unicorns, […]
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Maor Inktober! Plus: Munchkin Postcards! What would a pumpkin drink? Early-morning warm-up sketch! Daughter, Age 5, loves drawing with me, early in the mornings. I find this Daddy/Daughter Drawing Time one of the most delightful times of my day. Here’s what she drew, this morning, at the same time, by my side – Obi-Wan and Anakin on Tatooine: In […]
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Inktober Day 1: Morning warm-up sketch. Gilly as Batgirl. I made couple of small mistakes on this one (FAKE GEEK GUY!), but that’s why they call it a warm-up sketch! I wanted to try and capture sheer joy on Gilly’s face. Adding the grimacing gargoyle-like Duck-of-Doomish thing below here was an idea at the end. What’s Inktober? It’s […]
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Munchkin TREASURE HUNT: art notes Last year, I was given the list of new projects I’d be illustrating for Steve Jackson Games. Immediately, I noticed something unusual. Note: when I say “something unusual,” this was not the normal kind of “unusual” Munchkin thing I’ve grown to expect from Steve and Andrew. You know – the “draw a Munchkin hiding […]
60 Miles via Duck! So, last Sunday, this happened: I did in fact bike 60 miles (and survive) with a duck on my head, and plush tentacles wrapped around my body like the loving embrace of a Great Old One. And you guys got together to raise an astonishing $13,500 for the CSA Fairshare coalition. (Overall, the […]