Monday, July 16, 2018

Gen Con 2018 - 50% OFF DRAWING SALE!

Gen Con is just fifteen days away and I am slowly but surely getting everything ready for the best four days in gaming, August 2-5 in Indianapolis. One of the big things I am doing this year at Gen Con is having a HUGE sale on my original drawings! It is time to thin the herd and I will be offering up select drawings both old and new, both large and small at 50% off. If the top of the drawing's page is marked with red then it is a discounted drawing. If you wanted to own some of my original art, then make sure you get to the Gen Con art show, I will be at table 7 along the outer edge of the Art Show. Hope to see you there!

Mighty stacks of drawings that may very soon be marked way way down!

The mighty marker of discounting.
If the drawing's bag has a red on it then it will be 50% off!

That is all for another exciting Monday on the blog, see you back here on Wednesday! Until then...

For more samples of my work or to contact me regarding my availability head over to my website: www.christopherburdett.com

Monday, July 9, 2018

The Seated Dead - The Grand Bazaar of Ethra VanDalia

I have for you a new piece from The Grand Bazaar of Ethra VanDalia! With all the monsters complete, it is now time to begin exploring the Grand Bazaar itself. The fourth stop is a visit to The Seated Dead. There are as many death practices as there are beings in The Grand Bazaar of Ethra VanDalia. Sometimes Death comes to a being while they are alone and some times a being will seek out Death when they are ready. No matter the details, when the time comes there are shires all around the Grand Bazaar to act as a resting place for those that have nowhere else to go...
The Seated Dead
16 x 20 - Pencil, ink, and acrylic paint on paper
Original - Currently not available
© 2018 Christopher Burdett

The Seated Dead - Drawing
16 x 20 - Pencil on paper
© 2018 Christopher Burdett

Due to the complexity of these larger full environment pieces I am now working on I have needed to do value studies to make sure I know where I am going and don't lose my way. Doing these value studies has been one of the best course of action on this project and have saved me a lot of headache. Here is the value study for
The Seated Dead...
The Seated Dead - Value study
Digital
© 2018 Christopher Burdett

Here are all of the monsters appearing in the first volume of The Grand Bazaar of Ethra VanDalia: Aberrant Stilter, Belled Kreep, Corrupted Knight, Dight-Kin, Eau-de-nil Elder, Ethra VanDalia, Footman, Gray Wanderer, Gullet, Humgruffin Mother, Irritated Girasol, Judicator, Kiplorbic Animal Dealer, Lammergeier Transport, Myopic Riflemen, Nimsbane Curse Victim, Ophiomornous Bureaucrat, Petrous Blacksmith, Quincaillerie, Rapacious Guttersnipe, Saint Marque, Smokestack, Thrice, Uncanny Scribe, Virulent Artificer, Woven Egg, Woven Shaper, Xandrell Tree, Yote Arms Dealer, and Zombic Spore.
 
As an added bonus I have for you some images of the line work and rendering process of this piece so that you can get a better idea of it taking shape...

The Seated Dead - Process © 2018 Christopher Burdett

That is all for another exciting Monday on the blog, see you back here on Wednesday! Until then...

For more samples of my work or to contact me regarding my availability head over to my website: www.christopherburdett.com