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Behind the Scenes: Gustav Gloom Cover Illustration Process ( book #6)

Hi Everyone and Happy October! Thanks for stopping by to visit today’s blog featuring the cover process for Gustav Gloom and the Castle of Fear, book 6 in the series by Adam-Troy Castro / Grosset & Dunlap / Penguin Random House. The book was released…

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Behind the Scenes: Gustav Gloom (book #6)

  Hi Everyone! Thanks for checking out my blog today! With the upcoming release of Gustav Gloom and the Castle of Fear (book #6), the final book in the series, I wanted to share some behind the scenes of the illustration work I did for…

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Private Art Lessons Delaware

Greetings friends! Many of you know that I am an illustrator and also a painter, but you may not know I also instruct art, and have for the past ten years. I currently instruct classes for various ages at Center for the Creative Arts located…

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Gustav Gloom and the Inn of Shadows Cover Process

Hi Everyone! Today’s blog features the illustration process for the Gustav Gloom and the Inn of Shadows book cover. This is the 5th book in this fantastic series written by Adam-Troy Castro, published through Grosset and Dunlap / PenguinĀ  Random House. Many times, we pick…

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Oddball Art Hall

Oddball Art Hall is a monthly art event, started in September 2014, hosted by myself, and Pat Higgins at the Oddity Bar in Wilmington, Delaware. Always the 3rd Thursday of each month. (Day may be changing soon, check the page for updates!) Ages 21 +…

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Illustration Process

I often receive questions about the illustration and painting process, both which I will address separately in various blogs. I hope this blog on illustration will help to answer some of your questions and take some of the mystery away, while also showcasing the lengthly…

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Michael Hussar Painting Workshop NYC

I have such a passion for realism and drawing/painting from life when possible, and as an art instructor, constantly stressing the importance of life drawing/painting. There is no substitute to understanding light and color than from life observation. Many times people are surprised that because…

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