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.
It's a little old and the image quality isn't top notch, but there's lots of information there about how I approach brainstorming, composition, color, and storytelling. Some of you might be interested. :)
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 My Planetary Alignment piece (pictured below) won in the 2010 Best Unpublished Color category. I am completely blown away. I can't tell you how honored and humbled I am to even be mentioned in the same sentence as the other nominees and winners. My deepest thanks to everyone who has supported me over the years, to ASFA for nominating me, and for everyone who voted on my entry. I promise I'll work even harder and keep doing my best to contribute to the science fiction and fantasy community. :)
(Also, I will be switching this journal to Blogspot or Wordpress soon; Squarespace's native blog is clunky and makes commenting trickier than necessary).
I'll be showing a few pieces in a steampunk gallery show in Pomona, CA in March. The curator has a kickstarter page to help raise some funds, so check it out if you have a little money to spare it: The Brass Age: A Steampunk You can even get some great donation incentives from some of the participating artists, too.
Included in the show will be several of my existing pieces, as well as these new images, the first four in a series of steampunk animal specimens. :)