Hey guys! Julian here. And have I got sketches for you! In the olden days, when I was on DeviantART all the time and emo was a serious thing, we used to post what we crudely called “sketchdumps” – essentially collages of sketches we’d done over the past week/weeks/month, but which weren’t “nice” enough to… Continue reading Weekly Update 4-9-18: Life Drawing, Book-Binding, and Even More Tarot Cards
Hey everyone! I’ve been puzzling over the ongoing issue of what watercolor to use for my in-progress Tarot deck project, and I’ve settled on yet another option. I’m not using watercolors. Yep, found an alternative. But it’s still what a lot of people call “watermedia” – like watercolor pencils or diluted inks, this option requires… Continue reading Weekly Update 3/26/18 – Arteza Brush Pens, The Wheel of Fortune, and a Speedpaint!
Hey guys! Julian here. It has been an exhausting month. Couple of months. Year? I don’t know. I’m pretty much too exhausted from anxiety to really calculate it! My (clinical) anxiety has been overwhelming lately and I’ve struggled to even go to work. BUT. Many good things are happening too. I had gotten badly distracted… Continue reading Weekly Update 3/6/18 – Anxiety, Distraction, and Missing Deadlines – but YES the comic is FINALLY available!
[Image: The Wishing Well card, #1, from my upcoming Starcatcher Oracle deck.] Hey y’all! My gosh, I have been BUSY. Life…work…conventions…and art and cards…*zones out more* So. First off: Yes, I missed had to reschedule my deadline for My Life On The Sidelines. It’s unfortunate, but I had to – I just could not work… Continue reading Weekly Update 2/20/18 | Completing My Life On The Sidelines Prologue, Designing an Oracle Deck, and Balancing Projects
[Pictured: Sketch of Redd from Sidekick Goes Super. Read on for more on that!] Hey y’all! I have some free time today, though it’s a Friday, so I figured I’d write up a post, though I’m really trying to post on Mondays regularly. I might not post this one til Monday, but we’ll see. 🙂 I’ve… Continue reading A non-Monday update?! MADNESS! | Upcoming Projects, 2018 Plans, and Comic Reveals!
Yes, I’m finally making a page for my upcoming Tarot deck – and I’ve named it! “Millennial Mystic” started out as a joke name for this Tarot deck, a comment on how I was embracing millennial styles and attitudes for the illustrations. I was also tuning into the magic and mysticism of millennial spirituality. But… Continue reading Announcing the Millennial Mystic Tarot!
Hey y’all! Big news… I am currently working on my first original Tarot deck! Yep, I’m finally doing a proper full Tarot deck. It’s going to be full color and fully illustrated, and will largely follow the Rider-Waite-Smith system. I’m drawing inspiration a lot from the Millennial generation – no, please don’t wince; we’re not… Continue reading Creating My First Tarot Deck!