Miniature Paintings…

Saw heaps of miniatures floating around on Facebook yesterday, thought I’d have a go myself. Had a great time painting these…
They’re available for sale (along with many others)on my ART FOT SALE website if anybody’s interested:

http://pocockillustrationartsale.weebly.com/

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Tarot Stuff…

I’m currently developing and working on a tarot deck. I’ve been planning to do one for years, here are the first few images…
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In case I haven’t mentioned it, (or you’ve not seen it already…) I have some arty bits and pieces for sale- line art, paintings and drawings. Feel free to have a browse and if anything catched your eye, let me know:

http://pocockillustrationartsale.weebly.com/

Art For Sale…

I’ve recently put a site together housing a few pieces of art, (sketches, line art, drawings, paintings etc) for sale. Feel free to have a browse and if anything takes your fancy, let me know. Here’s the link:

http://pocockillustrationartsale.weebly.com/

Back To Realism…

And I had a GREAT time painting this.
It’s been a while since I got out the acylics and painted anything this detailed. I miss it. Used to do it all the time. May do some more (chuckles).
This one’s currently up for sale on my ‘ART FOR SALE’ website, see here for the link:

http://pocockillustrationartsale.weebly.com/1/post/2014/03/art-for-sale.html

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A little Fae Bloke…

Sorry I haven’t been over here very much lately, I’ve been inundated with work on this book (which is now almost ready!!!) I’ll try my very best to get back into the swing of things soon.
In the meantime, here’s a doodle I made this morning…

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And some good news…. I’ll be making my presence known in the UK for the first time in many years (chuckles). I’ll have a stand at the AVALAN FAERY BALL AND FAYRE in Glastonbury on the 8th-9th March. If you’re around, come and say Hi!…

More mermaids…

Working on another mermaid for the ‘Fantasy Artroom’ book. Really enjoying this one. Using watercolours on Arches 300gsm hot pressed watercolour paper here…

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Watch Out Little Pony…

Sketching ideas for my #kickstarter book, ‘The Fantasy Artroom’ which incredibly, has only 44 hours to go…

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http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/832625400/the-fantasy-artroom

68 Hours To Go!

So, the #Kickstarter project ‘The Fantasy Artroom’ has funded and we’ve currently passed the first stretch goal, so those people who’ve made a pledge including a hard copy of the book will now also receive another #exclusive print…

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The Fantasy Artroom- Sample Pages….

I’m currently in the process of laying out ‘The Fantasy Artroom’, my successfully #funded #Kickstarter project:

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/832625400/the-fantasy-artroom

We still have ten days #funding to go and I thought it’d be appropriate to add a couple of interior pages so people can view them, find out what all the book is all about.

**Note** Backers of a hard copy of the book now receive an #exclusive print, (see previous post)…And if we hit the stretch goals, there’ll be another one, please feel free to pass the news on to anyone who you feel would be interested!

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10 Days Left To Go… Onto The Stretch Goals Now…

So the #Kickstarter has funded! ‘The Fantasy Artroom’ is going ahead and will see print in April nextyear. We still have ten days left to go and stretch goals to achieve. I’ll be offering exclusive signed and sketched #prints and the following image is also available as an #exclusive print to all backers of a hard copy of the #book…

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And here’s a link to my Kickstarter page:
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/832625400/the-fantasy-artroom

Stretch Goals…

So, we funded the Kickstarter, how cool is that! Still 12 days to go. Yesterday I posted the Stretch Goal rewards over at the site, check them out…

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/832625400/the-fantasy-artroom

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working on this one for the Kickstarter book- ‘The Fantasy Artroom’, Will be inking this shortly…

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Here’s a link to the project:

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/832625400/the-fantasy-artroom

80% Funded… 16 days to go!

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http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/832625400/the-fantasy-artroom

art (c) Aaron Pocock 2013.

43% Funded! Kickstarter well and truly underway…

Still a way to go, but getting there!

I currently have a #competition running over at my #facebook page for my ‘Fantasy Artroom’ project, I’m offering an original drawing (see attached) to anyone who posts or reposts the #kickstarter link to their wall. Every little helps. If you aren’t a FB friend, feel free to send a request through, I’d be very happy to see you there.

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Creating Artwork For the Kickstarter Project…

My fantasy art book ‘The Fantasy Artroom Vol.1′ is currently funding on Kickstarter, here’s the link:

I’m currently creating new art for the book. I’ve recorded a few steps as I’m working on it. here’s part one- the sketch.

The Fantasy Artroom KIckstarter Is On A Roll…

After a day, the pledges have begun rolling in…. If you’d like to be involved, please repost the links, pledge, share to your Facebook wall (etc), every little helps. The book is being developed for beginner to intermediate students who love fantasy art, but not limited to fantasy art. he techniques in the book will be useful across a whole range of genres and the mediums covered are pencil, pen and ink and watercolour.
Click on the video below to find out more.

Thanks, In Advance!

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THE FANTASY ARTROOM IS LIVE!!!

At last, I’ve been given the go-ahead with my Kickstarter project and I’m both excited and terrified. If you’d like to find out more about this project (a how to book for fantasy artists) Watch the video and pop over to Kickstarter, I’d appreciate any help you’d be willing to give.

KICKSTARTER….

Just a quick heads up…
My kickstarter ‘How To’ book goes live on the 15th November, If you’d like to find out what it’s all about, I’ll post the video here on that date, feel free to back it, repost the video, pass around details etc… I think this is going to be a good one!

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN…

I posted this on facebook earlier:

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and the fabulous Steve Ogden asked if he could ink it, I wasn’t expecting it to be coloured, and hour or so later, he’d turned it into this:

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For more of Steve’s work, have a look here:
http://www.steveogden.com

VALIANT

It’s taking it’s time, lots of commissioned stuff to do, but here’s a look at how the VALIANT project stands right now. I’m very much looking forward to getting back onto this properly at some point…

https://www.facebook.com/Valiantmouse

http://thevaliantone.com

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Unicorn.

Here’s (another) Unicorn drawing. I need as much help drawing horsies as I can get.
I’m currently busy with commissions and compiling ideas and things for my Kickstarter project, will post more about that soon.

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Scribbling With Crowquill Nibs…

It’s been a while since I had a play with Crowquills. For my traditional inking purposes I’ve been using inking pens or brushes for a few years. I recently bought a few Gillott mapping nibs. here’s a quick doodle I made yesterday with one.
the character is Fleetfoot, from my VALIANT comic:

http://thevaliantone.com

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Kickstarter Project?… Maybe.

Artists- Just an idea at this point… Who’d be interested in backing a Kickstarter Project? A set of professionally recorded demonstration videos encompassing my working processes everything from sketching through pen and ink, watercolour, acrylics… oils… Digital?

Painting Bran the Badger In Watercolour.

A short video demo, painting one of my VALIANT characters in watercolour…

Using winsor and newton paints, a wonderful hand made kolinsky sable brush-made by David Jackson (the BrushMan), and Canson 300gsm watercolour paper.

http://thevaliantone.com

Watercolour Doodlings…

Sorry I haven’t been posting much lately, I’ve been busy with commissioned projects. Here are a couple of VALIANT watercolour doodles I’ve worked on to warm up with.

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http://thevaliantone.com