I am now the proud owner of an Intuos tablet! No more Bamboo Craft or buggy driver issues for me (hopefully)! With the Intuos drawing curved lines is much smoother, which I love. I’m also enjoying the heightened pressure sensitivity, because it was lacking in the Bamboo Craft. Now I can spend less time fixing grainy lines and more time on other parts of the drawing process. Lesson learned: when you have better tools, you produce better art.
Now that I have new hardware, here is what I’ve been working on- she’s a type of Japanese shrine maiden called a miko. I got the idea for her when I was sitting passenger on a trip through New Mexico. Not sure how I was inspired to draw a Japanese character when going through New Mexico, but whatever. Maybe it was something I ate. Eventually I’ll use this piece for a character icon in an upcoming card game project. I’ll update with a new post as soon as I’m done with drawing her. Until then, thanks for reading!
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It’s been awhile! The past two months I’ve been helping Last Minute Games create icons for their card game Megalomania. It’s a super-villain themed card game with a wicked sense of humor- and it’s really fun too! Definitely a must if you’re going to have a group over for a party.
It’s being funded is through Kickstarter, and last time I checked Last Minute Games has made about $2,200 out of it’s $10,000 goal. I think they can achieve their goal by December 1st, but donating to their campaign is not something you want to put off- especially when you have the opportunity to get one of their awesome T-shirts at the $50 level! (designed by my fellow designer friend Cara Curley!) All donations are welcome at any level, but if you can’t donate at least spread the word!
Megalomania Kickstarter Campaign
In non-Megalomania news, I’ll be posting a new blog update every other Saturday (with some surprises thrown in between). Expect the next post to roll around November 14th!
And also, Happy Halloween!
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