Preparing Book Covers for Print

Are you about to take your first steps into creating and printing a book cover? Or perhaps you’ve already created covers for ebooks and want to transition to printed media? I’ve put together some practical advice to help you get the best results from your printed designs. This article assumes you are using Photoshop for your cover creation, but the basic concepts will hold true for whatever software you decide to use.

Looking Backwards and Forwards

Well, it’s been a bit of an odd year for me, art-wise. I’ve seen the digital art I’ve been doing almost daily for the last 10+ years fade, to be replaced by a weird desire to make bags… I started making dice bags with embroidered designs on them early this year, for no other reason…

Website Relaunch

Well, it’s been at least 2 years, so it was probably time to overhaul the website again! I’ve gone for an amalgamation of my blog site and my old website and will be adding new content over the coming weeks. 🙂 In the meantime, click on the links at the top of the page to…

Kettering Comic-Con

The first ever Kettering Comic-Con is coming up on 11th and 12th February 2017, and I’ll be taking my artwork along as 3D Fantasy Art. It looks set to be a blinder of a weekend – more details below and at the link here. Come along if you’re in the area! Special Guests: Chris Rankin –…

Swansea Comics & Gaming Convention May 28th

The Swansea Comic and Gaming Convention is hosted by Dark Blade Creations, Swansea Comics Collective and The Gamers’ Emporium. I will have a table selling my artwork. Pop by and say hi if you’re in the area.

Sittingbourne Sci-Fi Event

Swale Arts Forum is organising a Sci-fi extravaganza at Sittingbourne on May 14th. Click here for more details. I will have a table at the event, selling my artwork. Pop by and say hi if you’re in the area!

The Grumpy Goblin Gaming Shop & Cafe Grand Opening!

The Grumpy Goblin game store and cafe opens this Saturday 6th February in Ramsgate, Kent. From the Thanet Gazette: “The opening day on February 6 will be a celebration of all things geek with authors, cosplayers and artists on hand to share what they do, offer signings and selfies or to talk about what it’s like…