Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Cast for The Gardener

Francis, Hermann, Deborah, and Amber
Ecatine, Serpenby, Gow, and Adelwolfe

These are quick drawings of how I imagined the characters from The Gardener, a play within the story The Peddler of Lavalaira by my sister Anna. It's about four siblings (top) who are trapped in a bargain with a witch and her sons (bottom).

Saturday, February 2, 2019

2019 so far -- terrible!


I've been wanting to do a looking forward and back at the old year and the new post since the year began. But so far, 2019 has been unexpectedly and time-consumingly terrible!

The livelihoods of multiple people close to me have been jeopardized (no, not by the government shutdown), and the current crisis in the earthly structure of the Catholic Church is beginning to be felt at every level. Most of the hierarchy must either have no idea how much harm they're doing, or doing harm is actually what they intend. I may say much more in the near future, but right now, if you are Christian, please please pray for Fr. Vaughn Treco.

The above picture is my sampling of art for each month throughout 2018, and in April, June, and August, it includes peeks of something never before seen: my upcoming webcomic Paper Doll Veronika! I hope to get it going live this year, along with several other projects and collaborations. Hopefully the rest of the year won't be as harsh as January, except toward Modernist clergy!

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Christmas compound lens


Got one of those bug eye lens toys in a Christmas cracker, put it over the lens of my cell phone camera and pointed it at the Christmas tree!

Jesus, the Ransomer of man,
Created ere the light began,
Didst from the sovereign Father spring,
His power and glory equaling.

The Father's Light and Splendor Thou,
Their endless hope to Thee that bow,
Accept the prayers and praise today
That through the world Thy servants pay.

Merry Christmas!

Friday, December 21, 2018

The great owl


Working on concepts for the upcoming Bovodar and the Bears graphic novel; I thought this owl looked really cool.

Friday, December 14, 2018

Statement

This is an art blog, but I do sometimes talk about the Catholic Faith. It being the truth of reality, I must recognize it in all I do and strive to express it in my art, toward the glory of God.

The Catholic Church is in turmoil presently. Revelations of the extent of sodomite activity in the clergy, the proliferation of the Kasperite heresy, and the continuation of the Modernist heresy are all scandalizing the faithful. Many contradictory statements made by putative Pope Francis, some of them heretical, do untold damage.

I am not here stating my opinion on the validity of Pope Benedict XVI's resignation, but I am stating the following, which is a certainty:

If you believe Pope Benedict XVI's resignation to be valid, you should refer to him as Joseph Ratzinger.

Saturday, December 8, 2018

My favorite things

Here's an old drawing, done when I was three years of age:

My mother wrote what I told her.

Still fairly accurate. Happy Feast of the Immaculate Conception!

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Like a lark who is learning to pray

Sophia Institute Press has come out with a new edition of Around the Year with the VonTrapp Family by Maria von Trapp, on whom The Sound of Music was based. It features design elements and cover illustration drawn by me!


I based that little house there on the main facade of the real Trapp estate.