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Category Archives: Art!

The Darkest Towers

May 2, 2018 | Art! | Permalink

Creepy gothic cathedrals. Ancient dark towers. Fantastical sky-piecing minarets. Some of these are among my older (and therefore cruder) works. Others are more recent. Quality notwithstanding, painting dark towers is among my favorite things to do, second only to drawing attractive women. Here… * For more, go here.

Why I Won’t Do Commissioned Art

April 25, 2018 | Art!, humor, Life | Permalink

“Can you paint a portrait of me, but as a sexy, armor-wearing warrior queen? And thirty lbs. lighter?” No. And you mean forty-five lbs. “Can you paint my dog? He’s really cute. Look how his tongue hangs out the left side of his mouth. I really want to capture him in a painting.” No. Your dog […]

Terrifying new cover art – Old Man of Tessera

April 24, 2018 | Art!, Books! | Permalink

A young man from the drowned village of Veni wanders along the sea until he comes to the city of Tessera. The Old Man takes him in and urges him to explore the ancient town, where nothing and no one are as they seem… Old Man of Tessera also appears in the spooky novella, The […]

Lilith’s Sanctuary

March 30, 2018 | Art! | Permalink

* Many of J Edward’s paintings are available as original canvasses. Discover his original pieces at his Etsy shop, ShadowArtFinds. 

New 3D Art – Hither the Wind

March 15, 2018 | Art! | Permalink

We started with this… * And ended with this… * Here’s another angle… * Hither the Wind – Tahina Morrison & J Edward Neill For more 3D art pieces like this, go here.

New Painting Progression – Dreaming of Vengeance

February 28, 2018 | Art! | Permalink

Dreaming of Vengeance Since birth, she’s been enslaved to the world’s cruelest warlords. But now, she dreams of vengeance… Please enjoy the progression from pencil sketch to completed painting: Originals Prints Instagram Facebook

2 Atlanta Art Shows you Need to See

February 22, 2018 | Art!, Life | Permalink

Hi there everyone. This summer, I’ll be featuring original paintings by myself and Tahina Morrison at two amazing events in Atlanta. These will be our first public art shows ever. We’ll be revealing several of our darkest, sexiest, and wildest pieces yet. The date you need to remember – July 13th Two art shows you should […]

New Painting – Spartan 301

February 10, 2018 | Art! | Permalink

‘Spartan 301’ The 301st soldier joins Leonidas for his war against the invaders. Her identity is a secret, but her ferocity is unmatched… Originals Prints Instagram Facebook

Are you an author in need of cover art? Look no further.

February 8, 2018 | Art!, Books!, Fantasy, Horror | Permalink

For the modern day self-published author, cover art can be an expensive investment. Artists routinely charge $300-$700 for custom-made art, which can cripple modest budgets and drive authors to empty out their bank accounts. And yet… Every book needs a good cover. To hook readers, it’s crucial. The old saying ‘Never judge a book by its cover’ doesn’t apply anymore. […]