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Sorcery 101 has a kickstarter and it’s almost half way to goal! There is still a long way to go so help it out

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This is a huge volume so it has a big end goal! The book will cover up to the chapter Fathers, making it 750 pages long and covering half of Sorcery 101 as a whole!

Daily Dresden Drawings – Summer Knight Unicorn

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The unicorn outside the Mother’s cottage is a thing that is hard to make clear in a sketch. Mostly because it’s all black, also because a lot of the more disturbing bits are details that are hard to convey in a quick sketch. It has scales instead of horse hair. Then the hair and tail are made of old cobwebs. It has no eyes and coven hoofs. It’s horn is two horns twisted together with a serrated edge. Harry compares it to a Clydesdale so I got some reference photos for the basically body type.

Sorcery 101 is now kickstarting a 750 page Omnibus. It is the first half of the whole series! 

Sorcery 101 Chapter 34 starts!

Sorcery 101 chapter 34 starts.

Sorcery 101 is now kickstarting a 750 page Omnibus. It is the first half of the whole series! 
Kel has a Patreon! If you’d like to see sketches extra click here! It will also help to get rid of ads on the site.

Daily Dresden Drawings – Summer Knight Cover

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I’m in the last week of drawing the characters as they first appear in Summer Knight. So here is what I decided would be the cover for when I put the downloadable PDF of all these sketched and their notes together: Toot and a few flickering light members of the Za Lord’s Guard enjoying some well deserved pizza.

Sorcery 101 is now kickstarting a 750 page Omnibus. It is the first half of the whole series! 

Sorcery 101 1238 is up!

Sorcery 101 page 1238 is up.

Sorcery 101 is now kickstarting a 750 page Omnibus. It is the first half of the whole series! 

Kel has a Patreon! If you’d like to see sketches extra click here! It will also help to get rid of ads on the site.

And here is my to do list.

  • Draw Broken (pencils 21/30 – inks 15/30 – colors 15/30)
  • Draw Taken (pencils 0/32- inks – colors)
  • Draw Nightmares (pencils 0/31 – inks – colors)
  • Draw What You Know… (letters 10/30 – pencils – inks – colors)
  • Draw Fall (letters 0/51 – pencils – inks – colors)

Daily Dresden Drawings – Summer Knight Lea

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So here is a link to the Grave Peril drawing I did of Lea. She hasn’t changed much so her is my old notes on her.

She is described as inhumanly beautiful, which honestly isn’t very helpful when you are trying draw. It’s like how H.P. Lovecraft monsters are beyond reason and cause madness. It’s a way of describing without telling you anything, because the writer is smart enough to know that is going to mean very different things to different people and letting them fill in the blank is much more effective. It’s a good writing tool, but it makes visuals harder to nail down. So for Lea’s inhuman beauty she is also described as cat like. So I looked at the Queen of the elves drawing in the Art of Discworld book and the elves in Dragon Age 2. In both cases their nose doesn’t indent. It just goes straight from the forehead to the bridge of the nose. I liked that because it is a small thing that makes them look more animal like. I also put her eye brows slightly higher than normal. Now for her dress, I looked up old Celtic dresses since Leanan sidhe is originally from Celtic myth. Those were mostly robes and tunics. But they didn’t really show off her chest enough like described in the book. So I gave her one of those dresses that just falls downward and isn’t taken in at any point. This way as she moves you would get hints and glimpses of her figure to sort of tease people. I also gave her no shoes because she probably doesn’t need them. Because of that her toes are a little more spread apart from not wearing shoes as often. Also, Lea isn’t wearing a bra for pretty much the same reason she’s not wearing shoes

So I kept all of that in mind for this version of Lea. However she isn’t in as much of a villain role in Summer Knight so I made her expressions softer. I altered her dress slightly, but kept it more or less the same. The robe with a knife on it was an pretty simple addition.

Sorcery 101 is now kickstarting a 750 page Omnibus. It is the first half of the whole series! 

Sorcery 101 1237 is up!

Sorcery 101 page 1237 is up.

Sorcery 101 is now kickstarting a 750 page Omnibus. It is the first half of the whole series! 

Kel has a Patreon! If you’d like to see sketches extra click here! It will also help to get rid of ads on the site.

And here is my to do list.

  • Draw Broken (pencils 21/30 – inks 15/30 – colors 15/30)
  • Draw Taken (pencils 0/32- inks – colors)
  • Draw Nightmares (pencils 0/31 – inks – colors)
  • Draw What You Know… (letters 10/30 – pencils – inks – colors)
  • Draw Fall (letters 0/51 – pencils – inks – colors)

Daily Dresden Drawings – Summer Knight Plantmonster

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The Plant Monster (I’m dyslexic so I’m not even gonna attempt to spell the other name.) is vaguely humanoid but is clear made of branches, pieces of wood, vines, dirt, leaves, and roots. I looked at pictures of Groot and swampthing for inspiration. I tried to make it clear he isn’t just a guy covered in vines. So while the limbs do bend I tried not to have them line up and bend in exactly the same place on each side. He is described as having branches make horns/antlers. He’s also see through in a few places so I made sure that vines and branches weren’t very neat and poked in a few places.

Sorcery 101 is now kickstarting a 750 page Omnibus. It is the first half of the whole series! 

Sorcery 101 1236 is up!

Sorcery 101 page 1236 is up.

Sorcery 101 is now kickstarting a 750 page Omnibus. It is the first half of the whole series! 

Kel has a Patreon! If you’d like to see sketches extra click here! It will also help to get rid of ads on the site.

Daily Dresden Drawings – Summer Knight Tigress

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So this technically isn’t Tigress’s first appearance but it is the first time we get her name. Her store employee disguise is pretty straight forward. She’s supposed to be completely average, wearing jeans, a t-shirt, and a smock. Her appearance gets interesting when she reveals herself in full ghoul look. Her face is has an enlongated jaw full of fangs. Description of her face are a mix of hyena, baboon, and human. Her shoulders hunch up and her forearms get longer. Her clothing stretches but doesn’t rip. However, given how long her finger talons end up I figured the feet had to bust through whatever shoes she was wearing.

Sorcery 101 is now kickstarting a 750 page Omnibus. It is the first half of the whole series!