RELEASE: Dragon Builder Dollmaker

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I’m thrilled to finally announce the alpha release of my custom dollmaker game, Dragon Builder! This tool lets you customize a dragon with different wings, colors, horns, markings, and tons of other parts. There are limited parts in many categories right now at release, but more components are being added regularly!…

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Spotlight on Furcadia

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For the better part of my entire 2000’s, I was absolutely, utterly, and completely obsessed with a furry graphical social game called Furcadia.   Furcadia isn’t really a “game” – there’s no stats, no goals, no HP or leveling, no win or loss conditions.…

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Favorite Neopets Petpets

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I took a look at my favorite pet site designs, including Neopets, a while back. However, the pets themselves are often only a small fraction of the delicious graphical content to absorb in any one of these games. Neopets started the tradition of letting your pets… have pets.…

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Free Online Color Palette Tools

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Let’s talk about color! I don’t have a lot of color intuition, and as an artist, I tend to work in black-and-white first without much consideration for colors. I definitely rely on setting a palette to help guide myself. Here are my favorite free, web-based tools for creating color palettes for my art and designs.…

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Favorite Gen 4 Pokémon

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Continuing my highlighting of favorite Pokémon from Generation 3, let’s take a look at my favorite Pokémon designs from Generation 4, Diamond/Pearl/Platinum.  Cricketune I love that this dapper little bug simultaneously looks like a musical instrument and an orchestra conductor.…

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Reinvigorating Classic Monsters

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I, for one, am not pleased with the modern focus on pop-culture and cartoon characters and raunchy jokes as Halloween costumes. Celtic Samhain, from which many modern Halloween traditions and the date are derived, marked the initiation into the “darker half” of the year – when the fae folk (NOT the Tinkerbell variety) and spirits have more power.…

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Webcomic Launch – Fear of Flying

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Today marks the launch of my webcomic project, Fear of Flying! To put it REALLY simply, Fear of Flying is about people who turn into dragons and then fight ghosts, werewolves, the government, social injustice, and crippling social anxiety. Come check out the prologue, see if you like the style, it’s more of an illustrated story than a true comic.…

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