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Do you believe?


Paul Bonner

So, here we are again. Snow piling outside as the wind howls around the windows. Apparently the days are already lengthening, though seem to be doing their best to hide it. Everything has been very grey for a very long time. That time of year. In some of my previous ramblings I have tried to explain the - for want of a better word - techniques of my trade. If I tried again to unravel…

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Saruli Caretaker and Some Portrait Paintings


Howard Lyon

January 18, 2019 - I have a recent Magic: the Gathering card get released in the Ravnica Allegiance set. Cynthia Sheppard was the art director for the painting and it ended up as one of my favorite pieces I have done for Magic. I was happy with the movement, the imagery they asked me to develop and the palette I was able to explore. My sketches are often pretty rough. I like to explore a lot of options and keep the sketches shape and value driven as much as possible. While my concept sketch was digital, I also did a full pencil drawing before going to oils. Here is the finish oil painting below. So far people seem to really like the giant acorn... Here is a detail of the face as well. And a time-lapse of the painting…

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