August 14, 2015
OUTLIERS premium
Superhuman effort isn’t worth a damn unless it achieves results – Sir Ernest Shackleton Graphite +  Faber PITT pens: XS, S and B + Digital This is a poster commission I have been working on in my spare time. The artwork is for a book called Outliers, which contains stories about a group of people with […]
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July 5, 2015
AGAINST THE GREEN TIDE! premium
Is there such thing as too many goblins? Graphite +  Faber PITT pens: XS, S and B + Digital Doesn’t the time fly when you’re having fun? I have throughly enjoyed colouring this piece. I could have kept tweaking things forever but it is time to move on. Overall, I’m quite happy with the style […]
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June 29, 2015
IS THERE SUCH THING AS TOO MANY GOBLINS? premium
If the tanks succeed, then victory follows – Heinz Guderian Graphite +  Faber PITT pens: XS, S and B + Digital This illustration, portraying a grizzled templar fighting a bunch of goblins, is part of a personal project I’m working on at the moment. I sketched and inked the drawing on the LEUCHTTURM1917 sketchbook, which I’m loving […]
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May 26, 2015
MEANWHILE, IN THE REALM OF COLOUR… FALLEN THALANTEA premium
The main function of color should be to serve expression – Henri Matisse Ink (Faber-Castell PITT artist pens) + Digital I finally got around to paint the sketch I did for Fallen Thalantea a few days ago. It took me a lot longer than expected: I had to scan the drawing in parts and stitch them […]
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May 17, 2015
ARCHETYPES premium
A hero ventures forth from the world of common day into a region of supernatural wonder Ink (Faber-Castell PITT artist pens) on a LEUCHTTURM1917 (A4 with extra strong paper) You can find a bigger image clicking here I have been spending some time working on some concepts for Fallen Thalantea, a project I’m involved with. […]
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May 3, 2015
PORTRAIT PRACTICE: TYRION premium
A Lannister always pays his debts Graphite and charcoal pencils on a Stillman & Birn sketchbook – 150 gsm ivory, vellum surface. This is my 3rd portrait ever. I’m quite happy with the likeness, there are a lot of things to improve (I need to do a serious study of eyes and lips) but I’m […]
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April 26, 2015
WHERE IS MY MIND? premium
Animals were hiding behind the rocks; Except the little fish Beautiful Sunday morning, and I decided to keep practising drawing portraits. Well, that was the plan. But as soon as I opened one of my new sketchbooks, a LEUCHTTURM1917 (A4 with extra strong paper), boom! This image came to my head from nowhere. So, humming “Where is […]
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April 13, 2015
SUNDAY AFTERNOON SKETCH PRACTICE: MIKE EHRMANTRAUT premium
Shut the fuck up and let me die in peace Sunday afternoon practice. Graphite and charcoal pencils. I always said I’m not portrait artist. But as I enjoyed doing the Leonard Nimoy tribute, I thought to try and do another portrait just for fun. This time is one of my favourite characters from any series: Mike […]
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April 6, 2015
ADAPTING YOUR STYLE BUT KEEPING YOUR SOUL premium
Be water, my friend I have been experimenting drawing some characters on different styles for a project I’m involved with. The key thing for me is to be able to transfer your soul -your identity- across styles. I think it is quite important for an illustrator to be malleable, adapting your style to fit a project […]
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March 2, 2015
LEONARD NIMOY premium
Live long and prosper On his last post on twitter Leonard Nimoy wrote: “A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory.” It is always sad to see people that inspired us to pass away. But that inspiration, that influence, however, will never die. It will pass on taking different […]
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February 1, 2015
EXPLORING TECHNIQUES premium
Leaving the comfort zone… This is the first time I’ve used markers. I feel so comfortable drawing with pens and pencils that I have neglected so many other media. Disgraceful, I know! Thankfully, I’ve been watching lately some of my favourite artists doing their craft on Youtube and Facebook – who needs a TV huh! […]
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January 25, 2015
SKETCH: PORTRAIT OF AN ELECTRIC SHEEP DREAMER premium
When machines learn to feel, who decides what is human… Sketch using a ball-point pen (good old Bic), just to loosen up the line. I think I’m going to dedicate this particular drawing to the very talented writer, K. Ceres Wright. She keeps posting illustrations on FB of these gorgeous warrior women… and I felt enticed […]
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