Some faery doodles for a little handbound book project I’m working on, and the covers (printed before I even started the insides).
Thorn faery doodle, which may or may not end up in my next artist’s book project.
Basilosaurus makes a fine sea serpent if you give him scales and extra fins.
Some more monsters “reconstructed” from fossil remains. This time, a cyclops with a mammoth skull and a giant with a mastodon skull. Soon I’ll be ready to start assembling the book.
Ancient mammal skulls reconstructed as dragons. Part of the illustrations for a mini-comic in progress.
Each of the illustrations I posted yesterday will have a translucent overlay in the finished mini-comic (or zine, or something). These are the first two. Ceratopsians turned into gryphons.
Some prehistoric beastie drawings for a mini-comic I’m working on. Some of them aren’t as accurate as I’d like, because I didn’t have great references.
Draca ignis, the Lesser Chinese Fire Dragon.
One of a series of faux natural history illustrations for an upcoming book project. Pen and ink and watercolour on watercolour paper. © 2013.
Sometimes, instead of natural history, I like to play with unnatural history, or maybe faux natural history. I’m working on a book of dragons that I’ll post bits of now and then, but in the meantime, here’s a jacaklope. I think there may also be a little jackalope book in my future…