Monday, January 30, 2012

Emerald City Comicon 2012

The Artist Alley table assignments for Emerald City Comicon were recently announced. Vinod and I will be sitting at table C-02. You can download a PDF of the show floor at the convention website.

Emerald City Comicon will take place at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle from March 30th through April 1st. I'll have copies of The Explorer's Guide to Drawing Fantasy Creatures, posters, prints, and sketchbooks for sale. If you're attending, please stop by to say hello!

Monday, January 16, 2012

Contest: Win a Copy of The Shadows that Rush Past

In November, I posted the cover art to the recently released book The Shadows that Rush Past, a collection of scary Inuit folk tales for children with interior illustrations by Larry MacDougall and me. The publisher, Inhabit Media, is an Inuit owned publisher in Nunavut focused on stories from Inuit mythology and folklore. The books are currently available in Canada. Inhabit Media will soon begin releasing their books in the United States.

In honor of the book's recent publication, I'm holding a contest to give away a copy of The Shadows That Rush Past. 

What is your favorite creature from mythology or folklore? Leave your answer in the comments to be eligible for a chance to win a copy of the book AND a sketch of your favorite creature. The winner will be chosen at random on February 29th.

Please pass this info on to whomever you think might be interested in Inhabit Media's books!

Update: The Shadows that Rush Past will be released in the United States this March!

Saturday, January 7, 2012

More Creature Sketches

I apologize for the lack of posts recently. I've been trying to shake a bad cold for the past few weeks. I haven't forgotten about part two of my Explorer's Guide to Making a Cover process post. In the meantime, here are some little sketches from the past several months.