Thanks for stopping by my blog. Here I post news on my latest projects including art for sketch card projects, comic cover work, convention appearances and film projects.

Monday, December 05, 2005

Lord of the Rings Sketch Cards

Topps have once again asked me to do a set of sketch cards for them, this time for Lord of the Rings Evolution! I have committed to doing 200 so far, but I may do more. I can't post any of my work just yet but I will as soon as Topps give me the ok!

Saturday, December 03, 2005

New Work

Here is some recent work I created completely in Photoshop.

Tuesday, April 26, 2005

Back from C3!

Just got back from Star Wars Celebration 3. Had a great time but man it was jam packed in there! I thought San Diego Comic Con was bad. Got to meet some of the other Topps sketch artists including Joe Corroney, Randy Martinez, Matt Busch, Sarah Wilkinson (Sarah's awesome), Cat Staggs, Cynthia Cummens, Justin Chung, Tommy Lee Edwards, plus many more. Thanks guys for being very supportive and all your encouraging words! I enjoyed talking to all of you.
George was there but the lines for him were way too long so I just skipped on that. On the other hand Rick McCallum candidly walked by in the hall and stopped to say hi to me and my friends! We shook hands and had our picture taken with him...a very cool moment.

Other news - though rather late news - my sketch cards for the Topps Revenge of the Sith set are out since April 2 and I'm already seeing a few on ebay. Really good feeling to see people are buying them. What's been even better is hearing from people saying they are a big fan of my work. Wow, that's feels really weird...
I will have some scans up soon showing my sketch cards, so anyone who's been waiting, don't worry they're coming!

An update on the Galactica book cover, it's been a while since I submitted my rough sketch for approval, so I called the publisher and well, the editor is currently on vacation...but I was told they are pretty sure it has been approved. I was getting worried for a while wondering if it was going to be approved at all. Anyway, I'm still excited about this project. I haven't had a Star Wars book cover/comic cover published yet but this is the next best thing for me. Wish me luck!

Tuesday, February 01, 2005

A bit more about me and my current projects...

Well you've probably already guessed I'm an artist. I work as a part time freelancer in role playing game products, book covers, trading cards, etc. I thought you'd be interested in hearing about some of my current projects. Following the sketch cards I completed for Topps publishing for their Star Wars Heritage set (see image in last post) they have asked me to do sketch cards for their Revenge of the Sith set coming out in April. I have been commissioned to do 200 cards which I just finished a week ago. A lot of work but fun! Unfortunately I can't post any just yet - not until I get an ok from the editor.

I am also working on a couple of painted pieces for Decipher cards for their 'Wars' series. These guys are serious about their product and I'm proud to be a part of it! But man, are there some talented artists working on this set. I have no choice but to raise the bar for myself.

Lastly, this is another project I'm pretty excited about - Ibooks publishing have commissioned me to do a book cover illustration for their next Battlestar Galactica novel. Not based on the new series...this one is a reprint of an old novel published during the original series based on the episode 'The Gun on Ice Planet Zero" (the one when they land on the snow planet, remember?) but the original title was called "The Cylon Death Machine" which is a much better title I think. So far all I've done is rough sketch for which I am waiting approval from Universal before I'm given the go ahead. It's been a couple of weeks since it's been submitted, hopefully everything is going okay!

Anyways January was definitely not a bad month for work. Can we keep this up??

Thursday, January 27, 2005

Here are some of my Star Wars Heritage cards for Topps Posted by Hello

Game Art for a computer games company in Europe Posted by Hello