Hour of Devastation

ello everyone! It’s time for another Magic: The Gathering art dump for Hour of Devastation, which was just released yesterday. I didn’t have as many illustrations in Hour of Devastation and I wasn’t completely happy with the illustrations I produced. I was on a concept push when I worked on these illustrations, so maybe that’s …

Hall of Heroes – Concept Push

izards of the Coast has become my second home. I just returned from another three-week concept push at WotC in Renton, WA. I think this marks my fifteenth concept push, although, three of them were for Dungeons & Dragons. One time I did an emergency concept push that only lasted for two days, but I’m …

Amonkhet

[pix_dropcap]W[/pix_dropcap]ith the prerelease just around the corner, all of my Amonkhet cards have now been previewed. I have a total of seven cards (eight illustrations) in the set, although technically Gideon, Martial Paragon is part of the Planeswalker Deck and not the main set. You can take a look at Gideon, Martial Paragon and Grasping …

Amonkhet Preview Season

[pix_dropcap]P[/pix_dropcap]review season for Amonkhet is upon us! So far two of my illustrations for Amonkhet have been previewed. For the latest previews, take a look at magicspoiler.com. Gideon, Martial Paragon The first is Gideon, Martial Paragon. From my understanding, he will only be in the Planeswalker Deck and not in the main set. When the …

Abyssal Specter

[pix_dropcap]D[/pix_dropcap]aarken here with some new art. I believe I only have one new painting in Modern Masters 2017, which is funny because I wasn’t even aware that I was creating an illustration for it. How can that be? Sometimes art is used for other sets or sometimes an art description might be lumped together with another …

Everyone is a Critic

[pix_dropcap]T[/pix_dropcap]he digital age has given way to opinions and criticism from virtually everyone, many of which are either unsolicited or malicious. The internet has given people a veil of anonymity through which they don’t have to look the person in the eye or deal with the consequences. Like mob mentality, the glowing computer screen has …

Volo’s Guide to Monsters – Concepts

[pix_dropcap]A[/pix_dropcap] few months ago I posted some of my Yuan-ti concepts I created for Volo’s Guide to Monsters. We were given permission to post the rest of the concepts we created during the 3-week long concept push where I was joined by Chris Rahn and Tyler Jacobson. I guess you could refer to us as “Team Academy” …

Gumroad Charity

[pix_dropcap]F[/pix_dropcap]or the month of January I will be donating 100% of my Gumroad sales to Point Foundation and Doctors Without Borders. If anyone wants to match my final donation, you will be eligible to receive a swag bag from me which will contain some signed Magic: The Gathering proofs and original sketches. Your matched donation …