Down the Dark Path Books, Paintings, and delicious darkness from J Edward Neill

Painting with Darkness – Part XIV

March 25, 2017 | Art! | Permalink

Lately I’ve moved away from standard acrylic, oil, and ink paintings. …and into pencils, charcoal, and graphite. Away from trees, dark towers, and spooky cityscapes. …and into beautiful women. And so, Painting with Darkness Part 14 is all about a little (actually it’s huge) graphite canvas I’m calling Mother of Midnight. Here’s a few progression […]

The Hecatomb – An Extensive Loss of Life

March 23, 2017 | Books!, Horror | Permalink

Hecatomb – ‘heka’tom/ (noun) – An extensive loss of life for some cause. or… The name of my terrifying new novella, NOW available. In a drowned village, on a dark shore, in a city of white stones, an ancient evil stalks. It has no name, no face, and no desire but to see the death […]

The best looking video games ever

March 17, 2017 | Video Games! | Permalink

Ever daydream of being somewhere other than wherever you are? Well? Maybe you fantasize about slumming at a beachside tiki bar? Maybe you daydream of sitting in the backyard on a warm night, soaking up a pitcher of sweet tea? Or mayyybe sometimes you dream of nestling on a couch with all the lights off, controller in hand, television ablaze with an […]

Tiny Painting – Callista

March 12, 2017 | Art! | Permalink

My latest fix has been painting portraits of beautiful girls. Some are friends. Others…well… I enjoy the challenge of capturing certain expressions, especially the look in a serious woman’s eyes. So… Recently I sketched, inked, and watercolored a girl appearing in my latest novel Darkness Between the Stars (and its upcoming sequel Shadow of Forever.) […]

New Painting – Firebirth

March 8, 2017 | Art! | Permalink

I rarely paint composition pieces. Actually…this is my first one. Introducing ‘Firebirth’ – a little painting about a dragon, an egg, and a burning forest… Firebirth – 16″ x 20″ – Watercolors and acrylics on canvas If you like this painting, you might also like these. More fires to come… J Edward Neill

New Painting – The Hecatomb

March 3, 2017 | Art! | Permalink

Not exactly forever ago, I wrote a novella. I called it The Hecatomb. To support it, I decided to paint my own cover art. I’d done cover art before, but usually only for smaller, cleaner, non-fiction books. Here it is: It’s ok…I guess. I’ve never truly been satisfied with it. It lacked the sharpness I desired. I left […]