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Mermaid by the0phrastus
Mermaid
Drawing mermaids today. I haven’t used Sketchbook Pro in a while, and once you get the UI controls down it’s pretty damn good, especially the pencils, very natural feel. I think I like Art Rage better for thicker smoother ink lines, but the feel of the pencil tools in SBP is the best. www.SaltwaterWitch.com
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Saltwater Witch Comic Pages cover-intro by the0phrastus
Saltwater Witch Comic Pages cover-intro
Some comic pages from Saltwater Witch--cover, intro page, and first two pages.

Saltwater Witch:
www.saltwaterwitch.com/switch

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Curse Of Chalion closeups and crops by the0phrastus
Curse Of Chalion closeups and crops
Some crops and closeups from my Curse of Chalion fan painting, most of it in Art Rage, showing some of that natural paint and brush feel of the app. I do a lot with the regular oil brush and the palette knife. It really is fun to use.

SaltwaterWitch.com
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Curse Of Chalion by the0phrastus
Curse Of Chalion
I painted some fan art for Lois McMaster Bujold's The Curse of Chalion (One of my all-time favorite fantasy novels). I spent a couple hours this afternoon painting Cazaril, surrounded by his protectors--Iselle and Betriz. I couldn't leave out one of Fonsa's crows. I'm in the middle of a re-read after +Mike Reeves-McMillan  mentioned the book earlier this week. If you haven't read The Curse of Chalion or Paladin of Souls, then you're really missing out. While you're at it, get into Lois Bujold's Vorkosigan books too!

SaltwaterWitch:
www.saltwaterwitch.com
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Mermaid Captain and her Friend by the0phrastus
Mermaid Captain and her Friend
Warm-up sketching with a mermaid hanging out with her cetacean friend. I haven't used Art Rage in a while, and forgot how fun and easy it is to use. She's also taken the dress shirt from some ship's captain--probably best we don't get the details on that.

SaltwaterWitch.com
www.SaltwaterWitch.com
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Chris Howard
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United States
I'm a fairly creative guy with a pen and a paint brush, author of Seaborn (Juno Books), Salvage (Masque, 2013), Nanowhere, and a shelf-full of other books. My short stories have appeared in a bunch of magazines and anthologies, including “Lost Dogs and Fireplace Archeology” in Fantasy Magazine, and ‘Tear Apart Worlds” in Pen-Ultimate. My story “Hammers and Snails” was a Robert A. Heinlein Centennial Short Fiction Contest winner. I write and illustrate the comic, Saltwater Witch. My ink work and digital illos have appeared in Shimmer, BuzzyMag, various RPGs, and on the pages and covers of books, blogs, and other interesting places. Last year I painted a 9 x 12 foot Steampunk Map of New York for a cafe in Brooklyn.

Find out everything at www.SaltwaterWitch.com www.SaltwaterWitch.com

Tumblr: the0phrastus.tumblr.com/
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Twitter: twitter.com/the0phrastus
Pinterest: pinterest.com/the0phrastus/

Current Residence: North Hampton
Favourite genre of music: alt,rock,punk, electronic
Operating System: OSX on my MacBook where I do a lot of my digital work, but I also Windows (XP, 7), Linux (Fedora, Ubuntu)
MP3 player of choice: iPad, iPhone
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Two new pages up for SaltwaterWitch Comic 16!

This set features the start of an intense discussion between Kassandra and her grandmother--Kallixene. Even with Ephoros at her back, Kassandra's on thin ice, not certain about which direction to go with her new-found family.

Here's the latest Saltwater Witch Newsletter:
us5.campaign-archive1.com/?u=1…

Or go direct!
www.saltwaterwitch.com
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  • Mood: Content
  • Listening to: Agent Ribbons
  • Reading: The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
  • Watching: Cosmos
  • Drinking: Coffee

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:icondaniellydan1:
DaniellyDan1 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome gallery!
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the0phrastus Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2015
Thank you!
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MoodyBlue Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:)   Thx dear Chris!   :+fav:

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CURSE YOU!
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MensjeDeZeemeermin Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2015
May the love and laughter of friends, family, and others dear warm you through the coldest winter and refresh you through the hottest summer.  May wisdom come easily and bring joy with it, and may knowledge be a gift given and passed joyfully on. May you have of fame and food precisely as much as you wish, and of the kind that pleases and strengthens.  May you find wonderful, enthralling works of language, sight and sound around you always.  May laughter be your shared gift, a smile your constant ornament, and may you grow in wisdom, skill, recognition and prosperity in this year that starts with this... HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
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the0phrastus Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2015
Thank you so much!
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manymasksmanyfaces Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Happy birthday!
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the0phrastus Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2015
Thank you!
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manymasksmanyfaces Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
You're welcome ^^
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RogerioGuimaraes Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2015
Thank you for the favorite :)
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Andaelentari Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
thanks for faving! :hug:
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