Down the Dark Path Home of author and artist, J Edward Neill

Tyrants of the Dead – The Complete Collection

March 6, 2019 | Art!, Books!, Fantasy | Permalink

In a far and ancient land, Emperor Chakran dreams of conquest. His desire to resurrect the evil, world-ending Ur casts a dark shadow across an unsuspecting world. But as his army butchers its way across the realm, leaving only a vast, storm-riddled graveyard in its wake, a small band of warriors rises up to oppose […]

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.

2 New Asian Inspired Paintings

July 16, 2017 | Art! | Permalink

I suppose I’ve always been fascinated by Asian style art. Trees. Landscapes. Buildings. Dragons. …all so different from Western work. I tried to let it inspire me while painting a duo of large acrylic canvasses. Did I succeed? You be the judge… Tower of Souls was sort of an accidental painting. I painted a deep […]

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 […]