Making connections with art and wiriting, my way. All under the pen name Lily Blaze. Art > Fiction > Screenwriting. Updates and excitement.
Rewards and updates for Lily art and writing. Includes updates about screenwriting, the Aurora Award nomination, and new current photos.
How many projects can Lily work on in 2019? New novel WIP, the wild world of screenwriting, and getting paid for art.
I love designing covers. The creative challenge is gratifying. At the same time, trying to choose a concept for cover art is hard work.
Cottonseeds KEC #3 Cover Art
Thanks to everyone who voted! We all seem to be in agreement for the next Cottonseeds cover art. [...]
Panel size and text flow getting you down? Read Episode 9 of the Independent Art Series for useful tips and designs. All about panel design.
Support Cottonseeds! In Episode 8 of the Independent Art Series, you can find out all the ways to support Cottonseeds, graphic novel.
Watch as I defy the basic laws of physics! Actully, I'm just showing a transition page in episode 7 of the independent art series.
What's your fav horror art? Paintings movies, TV shows, anything. Leave a comment or send a message. Episode 6 of the Independent Art Series.
We interrupt the Independent Art Series to talk about influences from art and music during an unbearable heatwave. Several artists named.
How I grow and improve as a visual artist. Admit your mistake and learn how to fix it the digital way. Episode 4, Independent Art Series.
Indepenent Series, episode 3, all about how I choose and design texture in the art. A step by step illustrated example using Photoshop only.
Layouts are a confusing and there are too many possibilities. Learn how I choose the best layout for myindependent art project.
Do you have your coffee/tea/fav alcohol/whatever nearby? Good. You're ready for the 1st episode in the Independent Art series.
I had a bad week. No, wait, let me start at the beginning. A very dark beginning. It was 2002. I was working two jobs, and started writing...
Next episode in the Cottonseeds Countdown, Page 16! Useful tricks and necessary evils I've found while creating the issue.
All about how I overcame depth perception in order to finalize an art page full of sudden changes in the depth perception despite disability.
The Cottonseeds Countdown continues with my big adventure with a detailed fight scene. Lights, camera.... action? I got it.
Graphic novel. Read a series of funny commentaries about the comic or graphic novel creative process. Idea, art, and more.
Lessons learned along the journey for tattoo, graphic novel, and comic art. Includes a description of the creative process and what not to do