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Month August 2010

Advancement Pathways.

“On the other hand,” said Randa, “my uncle used to say, ‘All knowledge is one,’ and he may be right.  You may learn something from meteorology that will help you with your psychohistory.  Isn’t that possible?”  Seldon smiled weakly.  “A great many things are possible.”  And to himself he added: But not practical. – Prelude [...]

Plane 9 | Phase 39

With education as the backbone to my personal and professional life, the beginning of September continues (even to this day) to symbolize a new beginning for me.  Having moved into the ninth Plane (“Exodus”) in May, September 1st signifies the start of Phase 39 and a set of revised objectives for the months ahead: Painting [...]

Preview III: “Ink”

One final preview before official work begins: This is my first attempt of a sunset with clouds overhead.  While the illustration is not photo-realistic, I think the composition is good (foreground = land, middle ground = water, background = sunset and clouds).  I am also pleased with how the colors are working together.

Preview II: “Ink”

Yes, another preview – and perhaps a few more before the official site is launched. I’m starting to develop a decent workflow using the Cintiq and am really enjoying the process.  This illustration shows that a few brushes and a condensed palette can work well in developing a final composition.