November 11, 2014
Crescent Moon 2010 – Walkthrough

Here is the walkthrough I created for Digital Artist Magazine – Imagine Publishing, back in 2010.

June 18, 2014
The Thief – Making of steps

While painting the Thief, I saved progress shots so I am now showing you the process from sketch to final in this short video presentation. I am still not able to record the real time painting process because my Camtasia is unreliable and crashes on me all the time. Just don’t have patience to deal […]

May 13, 2014
Art Licensing Representation

I just stumbled upon this very informative blog by Joan Beiriger, in which she gathered a collection of valuable info, if you are in the market of finding an art representation.  Like any other freelancers, our time is divided between many tasks and duties.  Not only do we have to keep our portfolio current and […]

April 2, 2014
Watermill – Final

Ah, after a long, laborious endeavor, this painting is finally done. It would have been done awhile ago but knowing myself too well, I kept adding more and more, working details to “death”.  I really should train harder to stray away from overworking things.  In any case, I can close this page out and work […]

March 19, 2014
Watermill – color rough (WIP)

Here is the color rough I decided to work from.  Just one look at this color version and I can see many, many problems I will have to fix in further painting. But, it should be fun non less! I am actually pleased with the warm color palette and I think in the final stages […]

March 17, 2014
Watermill – sketch (WIP)

The winter has been going on way too long.  Not that I have anything to complain about, living in the tropics.  Spring, however has so much significance in the way of beginnings; nature flourishes and awakens and animals come out of their hibernation.  We shed winter coats and heavy clothing and feel more liberated and […]

June 20, 2013
Apple = Lemon = Oh my!

I feel compelled to write this entry, as after 3 months of uncertainty and frustration, I feel the end is near. I refrain from writing negative thoughts, however, I wanted my experience to be useful to someone else out there who might be going through the same/similar experience. If you check the Urban Dictionary and […]

January 4, 2013
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Reverence – The preparation process

I was comissioned to create an illustration for a jigsaw puzzle that would work as one piece and 3 independent pieces as well. Following the last years footnotes of “Silent Whispers” with the same intent, I thought to myself: “All right, that is really not a big deal”, but when I started to put some […]

October 26, 2012
Freelance Business – Articles to read

If you are freelance illustrator/designer and you kept working stedily for years, you are more than likely a business person. Not only you do creative work, but you also have to do everything else required to make the business run smoothly. I will designate this space of my blog to post interesting and highly educational […]

June 10, 2012
Is boredom a birth to creativity?

Surely creativity and the lack there of has been the standard question to most every interview. Where do you find your inspiration? What inspires you? and so on… Personally, I have answered that question numerous times and more I was asked, the more I pondered about it. I always thought creative people are never bored, because […]