President’s Day

It’s a national holiday here in the US, Zare will be back next week!  

Water Horse

When I set out to draw something in particular these days, I end up browsing Pinterest for reference pictures, and end up working off of one or two. I never used to work from pictures, but I’m finding it really helps me improve; learn how to draw new things, new angles. Also, searching for Mustangs…

Fire Horse

I have a new design up on Redbubble. Christmas week I just had a hankering to draw a horse–my favorite kind of horse to draw, the Arabian. Arabians and their daughter breed, the Thoroughbred, are high energy horses–often referred to as “hot” or more poetically “fiery.” There is a half Thoroughbred horse where I ride…

December, December

The holidays are upon us–with glitter, bows, lights and music. Having no wish to compete with the season, and desiring to get a good grip on the next section of the story, Zare will take a short break for the month of December. I may continue to post art, but the story will be going…

Tees for book fans

Remember this post? No, I didn’t make Zare shirts–not yet (too soon?). BUT…I finally made a tee shirt for the Attolia books! This is not the first tee shirt I’ve designed–college fencing club for the win!–but it’s the first one I’ve done by myself. Wow, digital clean up is a bear.  But the end result…

The prequel

  I never thought I would be telling Zare’s back story–but the story insisted on being told. What makes a princess into a mercenary? We’ll find out. When this is over, we’ll have to have a poll about which story new readers should start with: The River Rebellion or the Badlands Job. Right now I’d…