New works

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In between pictures I’ve been taking the chance to research artists and illustrators that I may not have come across before ‘ John Bauer’ being one of those. It’s been a good exercise as I’ve managed to produce a few pictures influenced by what I’ve come across lately and I’ll update the gallery with one or two of them pretty soon. I’d definately recommend a visit to http://bauer.artpassions.net/ to see some fantastic illustration of yesteryear and a great source of inspiration.

In other news! I am again very fortunate to have another couple of QA’s in this months Imaginefx magazine. Grab it from your newsagent now!

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Expressive Fantasy

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Sorry for the lack of posts recently but I’ve been away on my holidays. I thought I’d give a mention regarding my QA in septembers ImagineFX magazine (issue 60). It was a great opportunity to use one of my more expressive artrage pieces for the question to be answered. It’s a style I’ve been moving towards due to how natural it feels when painting, I was reasonably pleased with the expressive qualities of paint stroke I got out of artrage, and especially the research I’ve made into John Bauer.

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Free Tubes Update
Some people have mentioned that they are having a problem downloading my free-tubes. All I can recommend is that you try downloading a few times to get a non-corrupt file. I don’t know why it is happening, but my web hosting is free and therefore not entirely within my control or accountability. Sorry to those of you who have encountered this problem, I will try and find an alternatively download host for the files in the near future.