After taking first place in an (admittedly somewhat niche) art competition on the Oldhammer Forum with my entry “Characters of Chaos“, the sculptor Sjoerd Trouwee contacted me to commission a drawing for his project ‘Nominus Malus’. Sjoerd has sculpted a series of eight miniatures,… Continue Reading “Nominus Malus”
Over the past year work and study have kept me busy, and I haven’t had much time for creative hobbies. Recently though I’ve been motivated to draw again – it takes somewhat less time to set up than miniature painting, and I’ve been inspired… Continue Reading “Characters of Chaos”
After a long hiatus I’ve finally finished another drawing for the Majeena sequence. The illustration depicts the character ‘Carer Hades’, who is described as a sort of ethereal, faceless, spider-like creature, found in the depths of a mountain stronghold: A slithery figure cloaked in… Continue Reading “He hung on the ceiling like a loose web”
Work-in-progress as Jos ponders how to paint the Citadel of Chaos.
I’ve been working on this drawing for a long time – on and off, about a decade and a half. I suppose I probably did the pencil sketch around the time I first read H. P. Lovecraft’s short stories, and that the BBC documentary… Continue Reading “A shadow under Innsmouth”
Shin High Terror. The very name strikes fear into the shins of men. About a year ago, three friends and I gathered in my lounge and on Skype to try a game of D&D. This blog is the story of my quest to represent the… Continue Reading “There’s something deadly in the undergrowth”