My First Published Book Cover! Blackthorn: Spires of Mars

I’m very excited to announce that my first published book cover is now available!  Blackthorn: Spires of Mars is a sci-fi/fantasy novel by acclaimed British author, Ian Watson.  Blackthorn is a character created by Van Allen Plexico, and Ian has taken over the series since Van’s initial book – Spires of Mars is Book 3 • Read More »

Weekend Round-Up #5 – Paintings, Drawings & Podcasts! AND PAGE ONE OF MY FIRST COMIC AS A WRITER!!

Let’s jump right in with paintings!  First up, take a look at this nice little ocean home decor piece that I found…and then the Aquaman I added to it! ———————-PAINTINGS———————-   And I finished up another Link from Zelda painting!   ———————-DRAWINGS———————- Got a sketchvover done as well – one of my very favorite mutants • Read More »

Weekend Roundup #4 – Mohan Colors, Custom Covers, & Podcasts!

Let’s get caught up! ————————————————————————————- I was very excited to get multiple pieces back from my AWESOME digital colorist, Mohan!  Let’s take a look! Digitally Colored Art: Pete Venkman from Ghostbusters! Hellboy!   Sgt. Rock with his nemesis, Iron Major, looming!   Wolverine!  SNIKT!   Custom Covers: Baby Groot! Animated Thor!   ————————————————————————————- Podcasts: ————————————————————————————- • Read More »

Weekend Round-Up #3 – G.I. Joe Art, Podcasts, & More!

OK, so it’s been a little longer than a week…..more like a month, but I have been CRAZY busy over the last month, especially on the weekends.  Between my day job, family travels, and an art show, it has been pretty nuts!  But let’s get caught up!  Paintings first! ————————————————————————————- I finished this Cobra Commander • Read More »

Weekend Round-Up #2: Walking Dead & Podcasts

The majority of my art focus this week was continuing work on the Walking Dead montage commission I currently have – getting pretty close to being done! In the podcast world, I had 2 podcasts come out this week – both on the White Rocket Entertainment Network.  You can subscribe to the White Rocket Entertainment • Read More »

NEW DIRECTION: Weekly Round-Up #1

OK, I’m taking my blogspot into something of a new direction.  Since it’s much easier to keep up with my daily activities on Twitter (@yardsaleartist) & Facebook (@yardsaleartist), I’ve decided to use my websites (this one & for more weekly round-up purposes.  I’ll do my best to drop a “week in review” every weekend. • Read More »

Custom Cover Commissions: James Bond & Iron Man

Custom cover work must be in the air!  Here are two recently finished commissions.  First up is my favorite subject to draw, James Bond: ANd I got to play with some color on this Iron Man cover:  

Dr. No Commission & Podcast

Finished up a Dr. No pen & ink (with a little marker) for a client.  Interestingly enough, I got the client because he heard me discussing Dr. No on the Film and Water Podcast.  Funny how things work out!  Here’s the link to the podcast if you’re interested: PODCAST

We. Are. FUNDED!!!!!!!

We did it!  And in just FIVE DAYS!!!!!! A big THANK YOU to everyone who supported the effort!  Whether you donated or just spread the word, we are so appreciative of the support! We got fully crowdfunded for our NEW COMIC BOOK: “Cold Lightning” It is based on the excellent novella of the same name • Read More »

We have a GOFUNDME – Please Help If You Can!

Hey, folks!  The award-winning author, Van Allen Plexico, is taking his amazingly creative “Shattering” Universe of novels and making them into comics…and he’s hired me as his inker & cover artist!  We just need a little bit of start-up scratch to get the project off the ground.  If you have a little money to donate • Read More »