Tag: in progress

Animal, 2017, In Progress Pics

August 11, 2017
Animal, 2017
Animal, 2017
Animal, 2017

I’m rather a fan of drawing my character Azra this way. I like drawing him looking almost dangerous but also a tad bit… sexy, in a way. This isn’t the first time I’ve drawn him with his tapetum lucidum or probably the last — a very animalistic trait of his that allows him to see in the dark.
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Squadmates, 2017, In Progress Pics

May 2, 2017
Squadmates, 2017

I’ve been traveling down the ol’ history hole lately with these drawings of characters in various World War II attire. It’s no secret that both original characters Azra and Falco spent time serving in the military during World War II, and in fact, Azra had been wounded during battle which then started his downward spiral with drug addiction. Ah, the lives of our characters and their backstories.

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Wounded, 2016, In Progress Pics

December 5, 2016
Wounded, 2016

Just wanted to share with you some of the in progress pictures I have for my work “Wounded”. This is less of an overall in progress chart and shows more of the steps I went through to finalize it. I thought by picture 3 I was done — but something felt off about it and I wasn’t sure what, so I sat on it for about a week before deciding to go back to it. I was glad I did! Adjusted a lot of things, added a lot of others, and overall made a stronger piece. After picture 3, you can see all the colors I tried out before finally settling on the final one.
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Hypnopompic Hallucination, 2016, In Progress Shots

April 26, 2016
Hypnopompic Hallucination, worked in a bit

Hypnopompic Hallucination Animated Gif

My original character Azra, as you probably know him through a lot of the personal works I’ve created, struggles with a lot of byproducts of PTSD (Including a lot of anxiety and a variety of other mental tics and symptoms). One of those is struggles is insomnia. It’s more of a reluctance thing. As with anyone who struggles with insomnia, he has trouble finding sleep when he wants it, and when he does it’s at seemingly random and/or unwanted times. On top of that, the sleep he does find is plagued with nightmares.
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Ungezähmt, 2016, In Progress Shots

March 23, 2016
Ungezahmt First Capture

Often times I think of characters of mine who so happen to fall into the category of “vampire” as more of wild beasts. They’re more like animals than anything; they act more as nocturnal carnivores rather than insatiable blood lusting beings. This may lend a lot to the idea that these characters dislike being called “vampire” or lumped in as such. They find the word says more about Dracula than it does about them.
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