The Claws of a Bugbear

Monsters of the Shattered World Podcast, Season 2

In the début season of Monsters of the Shattered World, an imaginative fantasy podcast that features the story of an adventuring party produced by Brent Newhall, I was commissioned to illustrate two out of the five episodes that were made. The second season, however, I was tasked with completing all seven episodes of the podcasts. Here are some of the illustrations I drew for season two. To listen to each episode, click on the link above to download them for free at Troll in the Corner, or obtain them from iTunes here. Click here to view artwork from the first episode of the first season.

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My Interview at Epic Level Artistry

I gave an interview to Tristan Tarwater of Epic Level Artistry at the Troll in the Corner site. Here is an excerpt: Do you find yourself more drawn to drawing locations or people? Do you have them fleshed out before you bring pencil to paper (to use an old idiom) or do the ideas and the image kind of grow side by side? Thanks to a lot of practice, I’ve done a lot of characters, but I also do a lot of creatures, gear, vehicles, robots as well as scenes. Sometimes I plan it out. Sometimes it just comes to life on paper – or screen – naturally without a lot of thought. More so of the latter when there’s capybara blood mixed with kumquat juice. Click here to read the whole thing!

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Sahuagin attack at Teluk Batik?

Some Sordid Sampling of Sahuagin

I’ve illustrated this piece for a new Troll in the Corner podcast series entitled “Monsters of the Shattered World”, written by Brent Newhall and edited by Quinn Conklin. Their first podcast portrays an adventuring party’s encounter with a shoal of Sahuagins. The artwork is mostly ink work supplemented by digital stars. Why digital? Because my toothbrush has yet to be trashed, salvaged and reused as white paint sprayer. Download Troll in the Corner’s Monsters of the Shattered World #1: The Sea Devils. Check out the bigger image here on DeviantArt.

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This should be in a library

Encounters ~ Plots ~ Places: Barlax

A new commission for Ben Gerber’s Encounters ~ Plots ~ Places Kickstarter project is a book. Well, I draw a book. You can’t find this book at Barnes and Nobles because of its unearthly, eldritch and trickster nature. So you can probably search for it at Amazon.com. Barlax From the Kickstarter update page descibes this sapient book: A magical tome that assists in translating just about any language in existence. It also has its own wicked sense of humor and considers practical jokes to be wonderful things!

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The ultimate sockpuppet RPG for kids

Play Argyle and Crew With Your Kids!

Argyle and Crews: Adventure in the Land of Skcos is a simple and fun role-playing game produced by Benjamin Gerber which is designed to be played with very young children… using sock puppets! I contributed three pieces of art for this project, including line art for the cover. The ultimate sockpuppet RPG for kids The game is released under the Creative Common License. Purchase Argyle & Crew at: DriveThruRPG Lulu.com or you could legally Torrent it using the following torrent file: AndCtorrent (right click and save this file) At the very least, you don’t have to throw your old socks away!

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