Everyday 005 – Portrait of a Woman

As with yesterday’s companion piece for this drawing, Portrait of a Man, the aim was to give this woman a demeanor and gaze that is clearly intelligent but not influenced by human emotion. The inspiration for it was a reaction against popular fiction in which androids are indistinguishable from humans, such as replicants in Blade…

Everyday 004 – Portrait of a Man

There’s a popular theme in fiction to portray artificial lifeforms as being so much like humans that they are fundamentally the same. An obvious example of this is┬áDo Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? / Blade Runner, which depicts replicants as being nearly indistinguishable from humans, to the point where replicants even worry about their own…

Everyday 003 – Wraiths

I have a deep love for Satan as a fictional character. Satan, in his most iconic form as a great horned demon, fits perfectly within the realm of medieval fantasy in my mind, and the idea of him as a leader of legions of undead and myriad imps and devils is something that’s enjoyable for…

Everyday 001 – Lost

Goblins never die in noble ways. They always seem to meet their demise through trickery, foolishness, or simple bad luck. So it was with this poor fellow, who encountered his fate deep below ground after straying from his troop to inspect a spoon resting on the fractured stone pathway of the tunnel. (Possibly a spoon…

Underground (Ink)

As I mentioned in my post on the pencil version of this drawing, I was still rusty working on this one (it was one of the few drawings I’d done on paper in many years), and that extended to the inking phase. Things got a little rough in spots and there are clearly some indecisive…

Cyber Demon (Ink)

As I mentioned in the pencil art version of this drawing, I really wanted to create an interesting shape for this figure that could be a compelling and identifiable silhouette. I was looking forward to doing the ink because I knew it would help the figure push against the negative space around it, and I’m mostly…