Quest for XP

My path to grow as an artist, person and RPG producer. Creating a path where there was none.

There and back again a hobbit’s tale

On the Quest to XP, I added The Hobbit to my reading list. It may not be directly related to art, but it is fuel for the imagination. Of course The Hobbit ranks a solid 9 out of possible 10 in reads. I found it helped get me through the re-writing of The Bogey of … Continue reading »

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ALMOST awesome figures

In my on-going quest for XP, funded or not, I move forward with studies. I picked up the Kindle edition of Neil Fontaine’s “How to Draw Awesome Figures” (Link to the left). Was it worth my $5 or $6? Mostly. What I learned – Neil does a great job in the first half of this … Continue reading »

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The Quest for Experience

The Quest for Experience Adventuring Class: Artist The Mission: Over the course of a year, advance artistic skill to confidently return to the RPG, Fantasy and Sci-fi field at the ‘next level’ and in doing so, blaze a path of study for future artists to follow. In this we will advance the respect of the … Continue reading »

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Draw From Life

There are numerous accounts of artists throughout history and into the modern day that will say that nothing will improve an artist faster than drawing from life.  James Gurney is a realist painter / illustrator and he paints from life daily. Plein Air painting is one of his favorite pasttimes. James is famous for painting … Continue reading »

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