A Writer's Sketchbook - Pencil

Examining the Equipment


In high school I did much better in my 3D art classes than my 2D art class. I loved sculpting and constructing, but the materials were expensive and they always seemed to make a mess, and the results could not be stored in my binders or notes.

Liang Weeding her Garden


Without a proper digital tablet and pen, I found computer paint programs awkward and the results painfully simplistic. Until I entered the realm of 3D software, I relied on the primitive (and affordable!) pencils and pen.

Caught off Guard



Always the Last to Know


Asond and Tomah

Sketch - Pencil 1992

This was actually drawn sometime in the early 1990s when I was first plotting out Song of Asolde. The characters have evolved considerably since then.

Writing Quote
'When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up.'
-- C. S. Lewis
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