2014

Ferret

I wanted this creature to look sinister in a very creepy way and to almost have a spiders eyes, the fur brushes were …

Ferret Video

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Melisandre

I really struggled with this painting as I found the likeness really hard to come by and the facial colours quickly …

Hot Santa

I thought I would have a bit of fun with this one, combining a Game Of Thrones type dragon. To get the Santa facial …

Hot Santa Video

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Robonator

I hybrid of robocop and the terminator I always enjoy a mash up and also a disfigured face. The detail on this was fun …

Robonator Video

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Unicorn

This came from a suggestion by a work colleague, of course I started with a horse reference, and then just added on the …

Unicorn Video

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The Penguin

Just the oil brush on an almost full body portrait which is unusual for me and therefore I had to have the challenge of …

The Penguin Video

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Octodude

What would happen if an octopus played tennis? well this is the answer, as you can see I pulled quite a few references …

Elf

I was inspired to start this in the style of some manga focussing on some big eyes and a flat colour to the face and …

Elf Video

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Friendly Alien

I was playing around with this painting at the start, I knew I wanted to start off with something cute, so I focussed on …

Friendly Alien Video

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Tywin

A very straightforward portrait, although the pose with a hand fully visible was quite challenging. I focussed on quite …

Tywin Video

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Winter Forest

A landscape using mainly the oil brush!, I had fun with this one balancing the tones and contrast and just plain making …

Winter Forest Video

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Bad Rabbit

Another made up piece focussing on an exaggerated bone structure and making a little use again of the hair brush.

Smoke Zombie

Who doesn’t love a zombie, and also they are fun to do especially with ArtRage and the palette knife. There should …

Robin

My idea here was to pretty much go for a Christmas card type feel so I thinned down the oil brush and focussed on …

Gotham Catwoman

Starting this painting I employed a grid based technique to define the initial sketch and then put down some flat oil …

Kauto Star

Mainly the oil brush and very close to the original reference, I guess I didn’t want to change the likeness of an …

Kauto Star Video

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Tower Bridge

A landscape using as much palette knife as possible for a more abstract look, I was determined not to overwork this and …

Tower Bridge Video

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Alien Queen

I always like rendering an alien as the detail is so much fun to render. I am still trying to figure out how to use the …

Alien Queen Video

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Mum

A portrait of my mum of which I experimented a little with the tracing option of ArtRage to make my life easier as I …

Cloud Witch

Starting with a reference of my mum and then improvising the rest, I made a little use of a button stencil to define the …

Puppy

A pretty normal animal portrait using quite a thin type of oil brush and having lots of fun with the big dark cut eyes, …

Puppy Video

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Coombes

A commission for my sisters boyfriend, I spent quite a while on this one to get it right, lots of detail and of course …

Coombes Video

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Margaery Video

Using ArtRage on a Surface Pro to create some digital art!

Margery

Another attempt at a portrait using the oil brush and this time the wet palette knife to generate some blending. I …

Me Troll

This was my first self portrait!, or more precisely creating something a little odd based on a reference of myself. …

Harbour

The first landscape I have attempted in ArtRage, for this I thought I would focus more on the pastels. For this painting …

Harbour Video

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Darth Squareface

Trying something different this time by playing around with the grid feature to go for a more graphical design concept …

Darth Squareface Video

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Groot

I had the idea of throwing lots of textures at this one to see what would happen. My first idea was to grunge up as much …

Groot Video

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Panda

Went for a very illustrative look with simple colours and no blending, I basically took a panda reference and then tried …

Panda Video

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Skull Smoker

Using a reference of a skull and a cigar I produced this mash up. As you can see I made some good use of a hair brush. …

Jessica

I have started to watch True Blood, so some fan art is required methinks. I wanted a simple true to reference using …

Jessica Video

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JarJar

I found a good reference and then put my own spin including, of course, zombifying him! There should have been a video …

Vampire Bill

More of a three quarter view, this painting was quite faithful to the reference and I didn’t really want to push …

Vampire Bill Video

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Catelyn

This was an unexpected win in that I blocked in a lot of the facial colours in a very rudimentary way with no blending …

Unicron

I really wanted to render something from the world of Transformers and this was for an informal competition on the …

Derpy

A change in approach for this one by starting off with a sketch. This was just a made up creature and through the power …

Derpy Video

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The Hound

Mainly using the oil brush and the style of the reference and the fact that there was armour to render meant that the …

The Hound Video

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Robocop

Metallic sheen is always a fun thing to render and the oil brush and pen helps to define the sharp lines. I always have …

Robocop Video

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Sansa

Started with a pencil drawing and then tried and old style but filling in some flat colour with a dry oil brush and then …

The Mountain

Of course I am watching Game Of Thrones at the moment and I thought I would change up a standard facial portrait with a …

The Mountain Video

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Dragonfly

Unusually started with a sketch on a coloured background and then applied a marker for a clear set of colours. My idea …

Dragonfly Video

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Hungry Monster

Me just having fun and making something up, but with using a reference of a great white shark to define the mouth and a …

Minnie

This was a painting that I did for my dad of his cat and the first painting I printed on canvas. I have learnt that the …

Zombie

A massive level of experimentation using the palette knife to smear the paint around everywhere!

Salamander

I started this painting with a sketch based on the reference of an axolotl and then improvised. There should have been a …

Tyrion

The challenge of almost a profile, this time I decided on sketching with a white pencil on a black background and …

Tyrion Video

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Daenerys

One of the first pieces of digital art I ever did in artrage and although I was struggling with the likeness at times I …

Zombie Cat

Started with a reference of a ginger cat and then did what I love to do and that is to add a twist, namely to zombify …

Arya

Very much a pastel based piece of art and this out of all my ArtRage paintings so far has come out in a very similar …

Arya Video

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Gallery -> Old

Art I fooled around with as a young person

Darth

Another try at applying my pastel techniques to ArtRage and a throwback to a very old darth print I did when I was a …

Faith

Done on an ipad using an app called iPastel to get myself familiar with using digital art. I used a simple form of …

Yoda

One of my first ever pieces of digital art this time on an ipad with a dumb stylus and using an app called ipastel. This …

Dragon

Just about the first digital piece of art I ever did in ArtRage, and of course GoT was very popular and I thought this …