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Cyclogre

This painting ended up being quite the experiment. I started off by mangling a manga portrait I had already completed …

Cyclogre Video

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Eagle

A straightforward rendering of an eagle, I started with pastels but it seemed to hold me back a little in the final …

Eagle Video

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Blackbird

I took a piece I had originally finished with the aim of turning it into something very weird using as much image …

Blackbird Video

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Daenerys Profile

I decided to go fast and loose with a think oil brush and I left this piece fairly unfinished, and of course it is …

Daenerys Profile Video

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Arya Horseface

A paint over of one of the first digital paintings I ever did with ArtRage, as can be seen there are a lot of subtle …

Darth Thanos

An obvious combination, I was asked by a work colleague to do my own version of Thanos, I had fun after I had rendered a …

Darth Thanos Video

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Groot Faces

I had an idea that to truly test the power of the new Warp tool from ArtRage I could take the original Groot portrait I …

Rabbit Sorcerer

The main inspiration for this painting was my weird squirrel dancing fur ball, I thought that I could push the colour …

Warping

My base for this experiment was a portrait of Daenerys and I took the opportunity here to try out the new ArtRage warp …

Xenocorn

Another one of my hybrid creatures from old paintings, taking the alien queen and then combing a unicorn to form …

Xenocorn Video

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Stormtrooper

Started off as a straight forward render of a reference but while developing it struck me as being a little dull so …

Stormtrooper Video

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Cockerel

I wanted this to be very close to the reference but with some extra texture applied. I used my favourite bear fur brush …

Cockerel Video

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Dad

A portrait I printed out and framed for my dads birthday. I wanted this of course to be very close to the reference but …

Dad Video

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Erso

I simple render from Rogue One but with the colours pushed towards the end with an overlay and a little lens flare …

Erso Video

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Space Fiend

I wanted to go very digital with this painting and create a metallic type monster, almost a zombie Megatron! This was …

Baby Groot

Started with soft pastels and then really looked to apply a bark like texture. A lot of textural experimentation here …

Baby Groot Video

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Thing

I decided to go all out on using the new ArtRage warp function by seeing what I could create while getting a feel for …

Thing Video

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Skeleton Rising

Taking some texture and then overlaying a face to get the sense of a horror face emerging from some lava pool of …

Alien Skull

Playing around with lots of digital tools at the start, including the gloop pen and watercolour and defining initially …

Alien Skull Video

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Axolotl Colour

I took my original axolotl painting and wanted to massively push the colour, so started with a high saturated overlay.

Darth Mockup

Taking an original Darth painting and then applying some highly saturated texture.

Demon Chicken

This was originally going to be a straight-forward animal portrait, but I thought I would like to add a twist by adding …

Demon Chicken Video

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Duckling

This time I decided to start off by tracing using pastel and then work from there. I focussed on the detail of the …

Duckling Video

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Eleven

I pushed the colours on this one to give a more illustrative look and colour dodged some rim lighting for effect. Using …

Eleven Video

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Fred

This was a painting I did for my dad’s birthday of his favourite cat, my aim was to go for a very much …

Lazy Alien

Playing around with some random contours and fills to get an idea of any kind of shapes and then developed the idea from …

Lazy Alien Video

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Leaf Lady

Similar to my dragon foliage piece of art I started with a picture of some flowers and with the palette knife and …

Mermaid in a Hottub

Based on a reference from my sisters hot tub, I had the idea of creating a mermaid just quietly lounging. I found a …

Mo

A commission for my mum for her aunty. I started with a little tracing and then applied quite a number of textures. The …

Stranger Things

Originally this painting started out as a straightforward reference based render of Joyce Byers from Stranger Things …

Stranger Things Video

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Xmas Squid

A painting for a Christmas card and I thought it would give me the opportunity to use the text and stencil tools in …

Zap

Started in a very digital fashion using a hard airbrush to define the basic contours and then playing around with text …

Zap Video

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Zombie Cow

Taking a cow reference from my parents and then applying the palette knife to tweak into a zombie character.

Alien Covenant

I had an idea to render a variation of an alien, namely the one in the film prometheus but to add something extra, my …

Alien Covenant Video

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Swiss Roll

Overlaying lots of my previous monster painting to try and create something original, lots of experimenting with texture …

Swiss Roll Video

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Jon Snow White Walker

Pushing my original Jon Snow portrait and combining with my White Walker portrait to see what Jon would look like if he …

Jon Snow White Walker Video

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Mr Robot

I wanted to apply a lightning techy type of luminous texture on the skin for this portrait. I started this portrait in …

Mr Robot Video

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Dragon Mum

Applying a face to my original palette knife based saturated dragon. This used to create a birthday card for my mum.

The Scream

Originally this portrait started out as a famous screaming scene from Game Of Thrones when the Mountain did what he …

The Scream Video

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Adoration

A huge experiment with texture and ArtRage brushes, I have no idea what this is but I did have a lot of fun!

Slug

A weird slug like creature really focussing on the sticker spray and pushing colour dodge.

Tree Dragon

Here I took a reference of some foliage and then layered and moved the image around to form a dragon / creature …

Tree Monster

Based on a reference photo of a scary looking tree at my parents and then pushing with a moon environment, there was …

Grumpy Card

A card I created for my dads birthday using just ArtRage.

Sunset

A simple landscape based on a reference photo I took at my parents. Mainly pastel based as it seems to give me a better …

Sunset Video

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Fly

I found a really good reference of a cloud and to have it sitting over a creature, I also found a raindrop sticker …

Orphan Black

Similar to my Mr Robot portrait I wanted to emphasize texture on the skin and to apply some blood type scars. I started …

Orphan Black Video

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Face

Based on a reference from Istebrak’s Portrait Studio which allows any light setup for a model. I liked the idea of …

Face Video

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Leaf Man

I wanted to create an original monster character with a very simple background and applying leaf textures, this is the …

Dropa Clanger

A commission for my mum’s workplace for a health and safety presentation she did for her work colleagues.

Macaroni Man

Based on an idea my mum had for a story and I decided to save some time by creating a new sticker spray brush based on a …

Soup Dragon

A commission for my mum off the back of my Clanger art.

Rey Awakens

A more complicated painting with a full torso protagonist with a landscape background, yes really out of my comfort zone …

Rey Awakens Video

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Evil Ostrich

This was an experiment, I had little idea of what I was going to achieve except some kind of creature. About half way …

Evil Ostrich Video

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Angus

A commission which I did for one of my dad’s friends and printed on canvas. The soft palette knife was used …

Minotaur

I had an idea to adapt some reference of a cow I took from my parents and to create a Minotaur type character.

Mad Face

Trying more experiments with the technique of starting from a black background and then using a harder airbrush to build …

Mad Face Video

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Helena

I am currently watching Orphan Black and created this very much pastel based portrait.

Apocalypse

Experimenting with the paint tube after watching a tutorial demonstrating how to create atmospheric clouds and then the …

Apocalypse Video

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Starfish Man

Something fun and made up based on playing around with the sticker spray. I thought I would use a digital art trick on …

Starfish Man Video

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Alien

My yearly portrait of an alien.

Fish

I started with a shape and then with a lot of colour formed some neon fish like creature.

Zombie Face

I wasn’t too happy with how this portrait was turning out so I overlaid an overlay layer of texture. In the end …

Clanger

This was a commission for my mum for her work. Went for a much more illustrative look and start off with the ink pen …