Shayla’s new story

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A new book’s arrived to my drawing desk, one more Rainbow Pals story. Crazy and colorful, like all stories by Shayla. The Pals are going to celebrate¬† Halloween. Yes, a bit early for this, but I’m rather glad we have started now. Won’t be easy. Many characters, many actions, many locations. As a matter of fact these little guys are into new madness in new place on each page. This is only first spread and I already feel a bit tired.

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Witchcraft for Beginners

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This is my first free time drawing in 2018, because there was simply no free time before. I have once drawn a girl practising spells on her cat in ink. This was for Inktober, a year or two ago. The idea somehow stayed with me. This time I have tried gouache paints.

Snowman Paul Plays Chess

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Snowman Paul and his young friends are getting relaxed after their last trip to the Winter Olympics. Me to! I have made no trip like this, I hate winter sports, but I was finishing this book in really Olympic style. This is last page, and the rest is here: www.amazon.com/dp/B079KP8JFM/

New Olympic book

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I have finished painting a week ago, and it’s already published as an e-book! Brand new Snowman Paul story. Snowman is getting ready for Winter Olympics again. No doubt winter sports are of great interest to snowmen.

Moominvalley

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This is going to be Christmas present for a great fan of Moomins. My usual set: watercolor, gouache and color pencils.

The Queen’s Ice Puzzle

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This is Andersen illustration for Nicky. Watercolor, black ink and white gouache.

Puss In Boots

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This is a test: what can be done with ink and gouache together. Ink comes in two kinds: bottled and Kuretake markers.

Thief of Always: The Wall of Mist

One more illustration to this audiobook. Not so extravagant like previous one, but I liked drawing this monster!xxmonster26x18

Thief of Always

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“Thief of Always” is horror book for kids, I’ve been listening to audio version this week. It resembles a bit Pinokio’s adventure in happy holiday country. The little girl you can see in this picture will turn into a fish soon. This fan art piece was made just for fun of smearing paints on smooth surface; I have found another piece of coated carton.