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Amethyst Shards Cover Reveal

Amethyst Shards Cover Reveal

This has been a long time coming but it’s finally here! The cover for Amethyst Shards. If you look closely, parts of it may seem familiar. That’s because it’s actually a blend of the other book covers. I wasn’t originally going to do this, but the idea came to me and it clicked. I originally had two other directions for Amethyst Shards’: Another fractal, like Emerald Haze. I even had fractal candidates set aside for this route. Physical art like...

Sticker Mule: King and Malcolm Zfnoc

Sticker Mule: King and Malcolm Zfnoc

The commissions of King in his action pose and Malcolm Zfnoc from Erika Hollice made into stickers from Sticker Mule. They look awesome. The photos really don’t do them justice. If you’re interested in trying Sticker Mule, you can use my referral link to get some credit:

Commissioned Art of King in an Action Pose!

Commissioned Art of King in an Action Pose!

Now that the Zfnoctewoohi family is done (for now), I was free to pursue other commission ideas. I wanted to have another core cast member done by Erika Hollice. This was narrowed down to either King or Cyclone and my Patrons voted for King! This was even though King already been done by another artist, Malgamma, late last year. It was a simple piece of him just chilling. And it was more of a cartoon-y style. This time, I was...

Commissioned Art of Malcolm Zfnoc!

Commissioned Art of Malcolm Zfnoc!

Behold, Malcolm Zfnoc! He was the reason I said Paewar Zfnoc was a ‘test’ of dark effects and Zfnoc looks. Because Malcolm Zfnoc is all that, effectively. He’s basically all black or close to it. It was definitely going to be a challenge to render into art form but, of course, Erika Hollice totally knocked it out of the park.

How to Stop Wildfire Sixth Anniversary

How to Stop Wildfire Sixth Anniversary

Honestly, this has been one funky year and I imagine for us all. Things were definitely accomplished last year, for sure, but at times it felt like spinning wheels in place while other things ran free. Progress was intense in some places and then hardly any in others. I am so glad for all of the things I’ve done media-wise like commissions and what not this past year, but… I wish Amethyst Shards had been done by now. That’s what...

Sticker Mule Duet: Lana Zfhi and Paewar Zfnoc

Sticker Mule Duet: Lana Zfhi and Paewar Zfnoc

Since Balon and Rayacha’s stickers turned out so great, I had to get Sticker Mule stickers of both Lana and Paewar when the opportunity arose. And it did and I seized it! As with Balon and Rayacha, Erika Hollice gave me transparent versions of their artwork. Their sticker forms look fantastic, super pleased as always! If you’re interested in trying Sticker Mule, you can use my referral link to get some credit: