The New Wildlife Art Ebook “On my Easel” ALMOST READY!
December 2, 2009 Leave a comment
Well as the title of this post says, the BRAND NEW ebook is almost ready, I think it will be online and ready to purchase in about 2 days!
Needless to say I have been working VERY hard on it!
This ebook started off as an idea of putting almost all of the demos I have done on my tutorial site / blogs / forum posts etc the last 8 + years, in one easy to read place as I thought it would be a great instructional tool and resource for wildlife artists and would be wildlife and animal artists, who wanted to see the stages I went through to take a painting from start to completion.
Sounded simple enough to me at the time, but when I began to gather all my demos, photos, text etc it became plainly obvious that this project was going to turn out to be MUCH larger than I expected. Which is great for the artists reading it, but not so great for me compiling it. ha…….
It got so large in fact that I have even had to split it up in to 2 Volumes!!!
Each volume will have approx 150+ photos showing my painting at various stages! and lots of text and description to go with them.
Anyone familiar with me and my work will know I can get a bit obsessive with details. Ha… so as you can imagine I have also updated most of the text that went with the demos, expanding on it a great deal, and also adding a tips section too.
I had the idea Of calling the E-books “On My Easel. Take a sneaky look over my shoulder as I paint”. Because that is really what they are, I have even included my previously sold tips on loading your brush to achieve fine lines and my basics of painting fur pages (2 pages), just so everyone can see exactly how I paint fur 🙂 and also my fur painting article from the Artists & Illustrators magazine! so you will now get to see that without even buying the magazine 🙂
I’m really happy with the way the books have turned out and they really bring you up to day with the methods I use to paint today!
I’m just putting the finishing touches to my website so that I can release volume 1 and it will be all ready to go 🙂
If anyone has any questions please just drop me an email- firstname.lastname@example.org or post on the blog
Volume 2 will hopefully be released 1-2 weeks after volume 1.