Broken Monsters – Lauren Beukes

Title: Broken MonstersAuthor: Lauren BeukesPublished by: HarperCollinsPublication date: 31 July 2014Genre: Thriller/HorrorPages: 528Format: HardbackSource: Bury Library Buy the Book – Amazon This is the first book that I have checked out of the library and been able to finish without having to renew it two or three times, which in itself should speak volumes. Normally I get part…

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Descent of Angels – Mitchel Scanlon

Title: Descent of AngelsAuthor: Mitchel ScanlonPublished by: Black LibraryPublication date:  29 Sept. 2007Genre: Science Fiction/WarPages:  416Format: PaperbackSource: Personal Collection Buy the book – Amazon “The planet of Caliban exists much as it has for thousands of years – the knightly orders protect the common people, fighting back the beasts that lurk in the depths of the seemingly endless forests. Young…

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The Bookstore – Deborah Meyler

Title: The Bookstore Author: Deborah Meyler Published by: Gallery Books. Publication date: Aug 20th 2013 Genre: General Fiction Pages: 352 Format: Paperback Source: Bury Library Buy the Book: Amazon. Blurb/Synopsis Ardent and Idealistic, Esme Garland has arrived in Manhattan with a scholarship to study art history at Columbia University. When she falls in love with New York blue-blood Mitchell van Leuven,…

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I never thought I’d go this far

It’s been really nice to relax and do some artwork this evening – shut out everything else and just create something for myself.I took this from sketch to completion tonight without interruption and it felt glorious. I am going to be using Skaejre as my avatar for Art Quest when I finally get cracking with…

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No Dominion – Charlie Huston

Originally posted on Eternal Bookcase:
Title: No DominionAuthor: Charlie HustonPublished by: OrbitPublication date: 5th July. 2007Genre: Science Fiction/Urban FantasyPages: 256Format: PaperbackSource: Personal Collection Buy the book – Amazon I gave an introduction to Joe Pitt in my review for Already Dead so for the sake of not repeating myself on the intricate details of the lead character in No…

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No Dominion – Charlie Huston

Title: No DominionAuthor: Charlie HustonPublished by: OrbitPublication date: 5th July. 2007Genre: Science Fiction/Urban FantasyPages: 256Format: PaperbackSource: Personal Collection Buy the book – Amazon Blurb/Synopsis New York’s favourite rogue detective, Joe Pitt, is about to find himself caught in a nasty power struggle between competing Vampyre clans. Down to his last few bags of blood and behind on rent, Joe…

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A quick refresh

As mentioned in my previous post, I’m changing my main character from Jenn to Skaejre. This means that I needed to put in a bit more work in designing Skaejre and making her visual signature a bit more comfortable to recreate – I’ve been drawing Jenn for so long that drawing her has become second…

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Drago: On Mountains we Stand – Todd Noy

Title: Drago: On Mountains we Stand Author: Todd Noy Published by: The Noy Estate Publication date: 1991? Genre: Sports Pages: 87 Format: Paperback Source: Personal Collection Get the book here – I think you can get a copy somehow by messaging the facebook page? I don’t know, my copy was given to me by a friend. Where do you even…

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Anthropomorphic Update

I realize that I’ve not been updating as much as I have previously – not for any particular reason other than the feeling that I’ve not had anything overly relevant to say. A lot of the focus of this blog has turned towards the Warhammer/Wargaming side of my interests – and I then get concerned…

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Commissions: Busts

These are a few busts from a couple of weeks ago – All great fun to do and all for different clients. At the moment my husband is away in the US with work, so time has been a bit limited when it comes to drawing and updating the blogs. I also hit a bit…

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