Aether Revolt

[pix_dropcap]I[/pix_dropcap]t’s preview season again for the upcoming Magic: The Gathering set Aether Revolt, due to hit stores January 20th, 2017. So far two of my cards have been previewed: Yahenni’s Expertise and Scrap Trawler. I believe I have a total of five cards in Aether Revolt. Originally Solemn Simulacrum was going to be Aether Revolt, …

Kaladesh

[pix_dropcap]A[/pix_dropcap]ll of my cards for Kaladesh have now been previewed! I have a total of 6 cards in Kaladesh and I think I’ll have 4 in Aether Revolt? I’ll have to check. Working on Kaladesh was a huge change from Innistrad, not just the content, but also the lighting and color palette. Kaladesh is all …

Crash & Burn

[pix_dropcap]W[/pix_dropcap]ell, my first Kickstarter was a spectacular failure. I only ended up raising $4,446 out of my $15,000 goal. If you don’t know how Kickstarter works, it’s an all or nothing platform. If you don’t hit your goal, you don’t receive any money. After the first week I saw that my Kickstarter wasn’t going anywhere, …

Kaladesh Previews from PAX

[pix_dropcap]I[/pix_dropcap]f you’ve been following Magic: The Gathering at PAX, then you’ve probably seen a few of my concepts and illustrations for the upcoming set Kaladesh. Back in 2014 I was brought in as part of a team to help concept the world of Kaladesh for Origins. I believe during that original push it was just …

Khorne Pit Fight

[pix_dropcap]I[/pix_dropcap]t was recently announced that my Khorne painting will be on the cover of the September 2016 issue of White Dwarf magazine! I used to look through White Dwarf when I was a kid, so it’s crazy to think that one of my paintings will be on the cover. You might have noticed that my …

Daarken Newsletter

[pix_dropcap]H[/pix_dropcap]ey everyone! Starting next month I will be creating a monthly newsletter! What will the newsletter contain you ask? Good question! The newsletter will of course contain recent news, but it will also contain new art, premium content, behind-the-scenes images, industry information, special offers, and more! Premium content is a new idea I want to …

Kickstarter Launched!

[pix_dropcap]M[/pix_dropcap]y Playmat & Print Kickstarter launched today! You can choose from six different playmats and prints, which include Bloodstained Mire, Bloodghast, Bridge from Below, Soul of New Phyrexia, Praetor’s Counsel, and Birthing Pod. Both Bridge from Below and Praetor’s Counsel will be Kickstarter exclusives. Hopefully this will only be my first playmat Kickstarter. I know there …

Playmat & Print Kickstarter

[pix_dropcap]O[/pix_dropcap]n August 15th, 2016 I will launch my first playmat Kickstarter! There will be six different playmats to choose from: Birthing Pod, Soul of New Phyrexia, Bridge from Below, Praetor’s Counsel, Bloodghast, and Bloodstained Mire. Praetor’s Counsel and Bridge from Below will be a Kickstarter exclusive playmats. I will also be offering 11×17 prints of the …

Eldritch Moon

[pix_dropcap]T[/pix_dropcap]ime for some new art! The rest of my Eldritch Moon cards have been previewed, so I can finally show the high-res versions. I’ve noticed that my illustrations for Shadows over Innistrad and Eldritch Moon printed extremely dark and very contrasty. I’ve been doing illustrations for Magic: The Gathering for probably 10 years now but I …