Having not posted in quite a while - this is just a quickie to get back in the saddle! I'm currently ploughing through an MA, and this has swallowed up a whole bunch of time. Well - that and Modern Warfare 2, which I'm currently in the process of weening myself from (I find that I now no longer blink between my optimal gaming hours of 10pm - midnight). Seriously - I'm like Pavlov's Dog. As soon as I hear the swishy swish noise of (games makers) Infinity Ward's logo ident... my eyes start to gush in anticipation of 'only staring' - in pure adrenal fixation - for the subsequent two hours.
You blink - you die.
So - I'm revving up for a new painting over the next couple of weeks, and this focus will provide just the distraction I need. As long as I resist the urge welling up inside to buy Mass Effect 2.
mUst Ressissst - urge........!!! .
This post features a couple of recently published pieces.... which is nice. Artists and Illustrators Magazine have published a 'how to' type article, written by yours truly in their Feb Issue (now off the shelf I think). It was a four page spread, and focused on producing a portrait. Many thanks to Steve Pill for the invite to do something. Next - a piece accepted by Spectrum 16. Run as a competition, the annual features the best in fantastic art from around the world. I'm stoked to have a piece accepted for this book - and kinda thrilled to have it on a page sandwiched between two images by the amazing Carlos Huante. Wow. Given the quality of Carlos's work, mine looks all the worse for it... but hey.... Carlos Huante everyone!!!!!!!
Sunday, February 7, 2010
Warming up to the New Year...
Posted by Robinson at 5:32 PM