Journal Entries

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Imagined Realms Book 2: Earth and Sky

  I’ve just launched another kickstarter for my 2nd self-published art book, “Imagined Realms Book 2: Earth and Sky.” This book contains 18 new illustrations, all scifi themed and focused on space exploration, discovery, cybernetic and alien life, with some…
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Kickstarter for Imagined Realms: Book 1 launched

    I have launched a kickstarter campaign to fund the first issue of Imagined Realms, an annual art publication featuring positive and diverse representations of women in fantasy and science fiction. Each book will feature 10 exclusive and new illustrations created…
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Women Artists, and my award eligible art for 2013 – January 18, 2014

Since some people have asked, here are links to my Hugo Award eligible art for 2013. Part 1 Part 2 Secondly, this is a post I made a few months ago, but for those not following my tumblr or deviantart…
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2013 Hugo Award Nomination – March 31, 2013

It was announced yesterday that I’ve been nominated for a Hugo Award this year for Best Professional Artist! I never dreamt that I’d get a nomination this early in my career, and I want to thank everyone who believes in me and…
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Two New Projects! – March 12, 2013

I have two new projects to announce! Last year I was contacted by Simon & Schuster to do new covers for their upcoming five book boxed set of the beloved and award winning The Dark is Rising Sequence By Susan Cooper! I am incredibly…
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Illustration Tutorial – Feb 3, 2012

I made this in 2010 for a project that didn’t take off, but I wanted to make it a PDF and share it with you guys. Digital_Illustration_juliedillon It’s a little old and the image quality isn’t top notch, but there’s…
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Chesley Award – August 23, 2011

To my absolute surprise, I was nominated this year for two Chesley Awards. Even more to my surprise, I actually won one of them! I still can’t believe it. My Planetary Alignment piece (pictured below) won in the 2010 Best…
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Nautili Process – January 9, 2011

 I thought I’d start things off by going over the process on my latest illustration. I’ve had several people want to see more tutorials/works in progress from me, so that seems like a good way to go for now. For…
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