Emerald Haze Afterword: Farrco

Emerald Haze Afterword: Farrco

This is an afterword dedicated to Farrco and his journey in Emerald Haze. There are allusions to spoilers, but nothing outright. This afterword is very different from the others, but it was what I needed to write.

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🗓 03 Jul 2020
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Commissioned Portrait of Hades, God of the Ambiguously Defined Underworld!

Commissioned Portrait of Hades, God of the Ambiguously Defined Underworld!

Hades is the fourth commission I’ve done and the fifth character to be done by Reiesu. Hades was the natural next choice. In a way, Hades was probably the easiest to articulate for me. I had a strong reference and idea for pose. Which was like how I was for the Humans too, actually…is that a coincidence? I think not! Well, anyway, the results, in the end, were awesome! First WIP Hades by Reiesu WIP Great start to Hades! It...

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🗓 17 Jun 2020
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Commissioned Portrait of Ramulein!

Commissioned Portrait of Ramulein!

After commissioning Reiesu for Marcus and Jessica and Nefertiti, the next character was High Chancellor Ramulein. This one was the hardest yet. I had/have a very, very fuzzy view of him. I knew…general things about what he looked like. Very general. Mostly the physical qualities of Sacon. Not…much else. For that reason and others, this was the longest back and forth. My…‘Resources’ So, before we get into WIPs, let’s talk about some of the resources I provided Reiesu. Beyond the...

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🗓 08 May 2020
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Book Art: Expansion Expression as the Scorpion

Book Art: Expansion Expression as the Scorpion

I’ve self-bound the first four books of the series. It was a fun, creative process in which I learned about book-binding and experimented with different mediums. After the first four were done, I took a pause…why…well, I was busy so that was part of it. But it was also because I was debating on how to experiment further with making creative, artistic copies of the Primordial Essences Saga books. They concern four iconic artifacts…four artifacts that I wanted to model...

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🗓 05 May 2020
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Commissioned Portrait of Nefertiti Magayak!

Commissioned Portrait of Nefertiti Magayak!

Since the commission of Marcus and Jessica went so well, I did another commission with the artist Reiesu. This character choice was none other than Princess Nefertiti Magayak of Magaya. I commissioned a portrait of her plus a colored background (flames!). This commission process was fundamentally different than with Marcus and Jessica’s commission because I had actually drawn Nefertiti a few times in the recent and long ago past…very few times. But I had more of an idea of what...

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🗓 26 Mar 2020
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Commissioned Artwork of Marcus and Jessica!

Commissioned Artwork of Marcus and Jessica!

So I finally decided to cross this bridge. As in, commissioning artwork by someone who can actually…do art. Not at all like my amateur attempts. My search for willing and able artists took me to Tumblr. I used searches such as ‘commissions open’ to find artists who were available and with styles that I thought could fit the world. I narrowed down the list and eventually reached out to Reiesu. Reiesu’s style was very distinct and I think captures the...

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🗓 12 Mar 2020
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Drawings via the Apple Pencil and Sketchbook

Drawings via the Apple Pencil and Sketchbook

So as I think I alluded to in previous posts here and on Patreon, I have an Apple Pencil as of late last year. I’ve been using it to draw on the free Sketchbook app. It’s been quite amazing so far. I’m still learning all of the features and brushes, but the results have been solid so far. I posted some them in the 2019 in Art post, but here they are to date (minus intense spoilers/Patreon icons): Balon -...

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🗓 25 Feb 2020
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Merch Store Opened!

Merch Store Opened!

After acquiring stock of merch in the form of Cyclone stickers and King Magnets, I’ve decided to open up a little Square Online Store. I believe I’ve set it up OK for this super…light-weight usage. I will need to change things if I get a ton of orders/weird ones, but this is just to start. Feedback much appreciated. Here’s the link to it (also in the top nav).

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🗓 23 Feb 2020
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Great/Important Angel Pronunciations

Great/Important Angel Pronunciations

Important Angel character name pronunciations. I need to draw the other Archangels…

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🗓 20 Jan 2020
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Sticker Mule Magnetic Milestone: King Fla'neiel

Sticker Mule Magnetic Milestone: King Fla'neiel

This is the third part in my Sticker Mule adventure. The third act twist comes as the latest products I have ordered are not stickers, but…magnets. Magnets of How to Stop Wildfire’s first character, the first introduced character ever in the series: King Fla’neiel! The artwork I did of King that was to be made as magnets was of his helmet in a sea of black with dual lightning bolts as the sides. More abstract than the stickers of Spellbinder...

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🗓 14 Jan 2020
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Pronunciations of the Races of Tyra Kolaq'blegae

Pronunciations of the Races of Tyra Kolaq'blegae

Finally! A video of me saying all of the race names of Tyra Kolaq’blegae (sans Humans) outloud. Fravier is a really weird one, yes, I know. As for the others, the inflection may change depending on context/my feelings.

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🗓 05 Jan 2020
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2019 in Art

2019 in Art

Starting the year off with my usual attempt at compiling my non-spoiler, relevant artwork done in 2019. 2019 was pretty back-heavy due to my late-year Apple Pencil purchase and a few months are light/missing due to the artwork being Containment Collapse spoilers. This also doesn’t include the pieces of art that went to the custom stickers of Cyclone and Spellbinder. January None. February None. March None. April None. May None. June Few missing due to spoilers for CC. Vale'roh'gah, rando...

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🗓 02 Jan 2020
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