Hi, folks! If you’re in the Seattle area this weekend, stop by and see me at this year’s Emerald City Comic-Con! I’ll be drawing and selling my wares at the Washington State Convention Center,booth 709.
…work is still proceeding on the fox figure for Tr!ckster 2012! I’ve managed to catch up and do rough drawings of the figure, its clothing, accessories, and even the display stand. A new model is being worked on as I write this, so there’ll be new pictures to post next week!
PS - Since this is the case, I’m starting to think about package design. One thought is an old-fashioned tin (like you’d see for tea or talcum powder) or a clamshell/blister pack that looks like a bottle of snake-oil tonic. I’m just starting to think about what the artwork will look like…
Another giant has passed. As I’m sure he was to many others, Ralph McQuarrie was an enormous influence on me and my artwork (see above). Of course, it was primarily through his work on the Star Wars films, but there was much more to come, and we fans followed him throughout his career. He contributed to so many amazing characters, creatures, vehicles and worlds, all rendered in his own unique style. Throngs of us owe him a huge creative debt, and I can only hope that I’ve given half the joy with my work that Mr. McQuarrie gave to me. Rest in peace, sir.