Author: Ankaris

Spectrum Exhibit, Society of Illustrators

Howdy Folks!

Thought I’d share this pic taken by the guys hanging the Spectrum Exhibit at the Society of Illustrators. My painting Sky Burial #2 is back there waiting to be hung. Many thanks to Irene Gallo for posting this on FB and to Evan Shipard for alerting me to it.

In a few days I will actually be able to update this post with my own pictures from the artists reception. Can’t wait!

Many thanks to the photographer!

Paintings ready for hanging at the Society of Illustrators ©Society of Illustrators

 

To be updated…

As promised here is a picture of Sky Burial #2 hanging at the base of the stairs on the lower level of the Society of Illustrators. I shot this after my return from Illuxcon, not on the night of the artists reception… explains the lack of people!

If you ever get to NY, you must drop in and see what they have on their walls.

 

Sky Burial #3

Howdy Folks!

Here is my latest and last painting I finished before Illuxcon. I’m writing this a week out from flying to the US for the show so I should have this hanging on the wall directly in front of me by the time you read this. I wanted to hold this one back until Illuxcon opened.

This is the latest in the series and another large-ish sized canvas. A little more intimate than the others with a closer look at some characters in that world.

I started this one almost three years ago in rough form so I’m glad it’s finally come out.

Enjoy!

 

Sky Burial #3 . 60″ x 23″ . Oil on linen

 

Detail 1

 

Detail 2

 

Detail 3

 

Detail 4

 

Detail 5

Maze Runner Concept Art

Howdy Gladers!

This post is for you all you Maze fans who may like to see the concept art which @wesball posted on Twitter this week. Here are the two images I created with some small pencil roughs that I did to explore the compositions. I have also re posted the original pencil sketch I did for the poster idea.

Enjoy!

 

First pencil sketch of the Maze I did in 2012.
Concept Sketch for first concept painting
First concept painting for Maze Runner
Concept Sketch for second concept painting
Second concept painting for Maze Runner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fine Art Prints . Ankaris Series

Howdy Folks!

Just letting you all know that fine art prints are now finally available of four of my Ankaris Series paintings.

They are:

Sky Burial #1, Sky Burial #2, Levitation, Rendezvous.

The series is limited to 250, signed and numbered.

Image size: 650mm x 250mm, (25.5″ x 10″), Paper size: 720mm x 320mm (28.3″ x 12.6″)

 

New Price USD$95 inc shipping.

 

Head over to my Print Page for more images and info.

 

Enjoy and thanks!

 

Levitation Fine Art Print
All of the prints laid out.

 

Levitation

Howdy Folks,

Here is the scan of my latest science fiction painting, Levitation. This is the final version of the painting that started life as a small watercolour thumbnail way back in 2001!

The actual painting is currently being framed and will soon be heading to Illuxcon along with eleven other paintings.

Here is the final with some detailed images.

Check out this post for a look at past variations of the painting. There are aspects of each that I like but no one version has it all.. so who knows, there may be another version yet to come.

For those interested, there will also be limited edition prints of this painting available very soon.

Enjoy!

Levitation . 46″ x 18″ . Oil on Linen
Detail 1
Detail 2

 

New Science Fiction Painting . Rendezvous

Howdy folks!

A new painting from my Ankaris Project to share, fresh from scanning and the latest ready to be framed and shipped off to Illuxcon.

There will be limited edition prints of this painting available soon on both paper and canvas so stay tuned.

For those interested, I get my paintings scanned by the guys at Cie-Elle Digital Imaging who use a Cruse Scanner. Their scanning and printing quality is fantastic so check them out if you live in Sydney.

 

Enjoy!

 

Rendezvous . 40″ x 16″ . (102cm x 40.6cm) . Oil on linen
Rendezvous Detail 1
Rendezvous . Detail 2

Detail 2 gives you a good idea of how awesome the scan is!

Rendezvous . Detail 3

 

 

 

Spectrum Exhibition at the Society of Illustrators

Howdy Folks!

Quick update to announce the addition of my painting Sky Burial #2 into the Spectrum Exhibition being shown at the Society of Illustrators, New York from the 3rd Sept through to 18th October.

I will be flying into NY on my way to Illuxcon7 just in time for the Artist Reception on the 12th Sept.

Many thanks to Irene Gallo, Greg Manchess, Arnie and Cathy Fenner for selecting my work, it is a great honor.   :-))

 

In the meantime, it’s back to painting for Illuxcon.. and here is another painting hot off the brush!

Enjoy

Rendezvous, 40″ x 16″, Oil on Linen