On Art and Writing

Feels like it’s been forever since I’ve written anything for this site. And not for a lack of ideas! I have a growing list of topics I’d like to talk about, including a long overdue review of The Abomination Vault (which will probably wait for me to re-read the book from my new POV of a year-old Darksiders fan), my thoughts on Darksiders III (which I only finished recently, after a playthrough that dragged out for months), and a series of posts with parts of my Darksiders verse that might never get explicit coverage in my stories. But I’m not doing any of that today, am I. I’m here to write about writing instead of actually writing — be it fiction or something from that list of planned posts — because I’ve hit something of a block, and it’s got a lot to do with my not-so-recent-anymore obsession with art.

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I now do traditional art too


After much hesitation, I decided to post some of my traditional artwork, which I started with last month. I mostly redraw random pretty photos from the web, in watercolor, more recently oil, and most recently acrylic.

This is my very first watercolor, and it’s still one of my favorites!

My first watercolor painting 🌞


Strife: No point asking you to stay safe, is there?
War: N


Detail from a full-figure drawing I did back in June. The rest of it has some annoying mistakes (not that this part doesn’t…) and I mean to redo the whole thing eventually. But I like War’s hair here, and his solemn expression. Don’t know why I waited so long to post this.