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Ari's War Project

I've reached one of my deadlines for the first piece in Ari's War and I guess it's time to tell you more of what I am planning for this project.

I posted a rough outline of the story behind this project a while back on my website (www.sarasilkwood.com). The plan is to refine the story outline a bit and paint four illustrations from the story. During the whole process of developing the illustrations (which I've already started), I hope to have a bunch of sketches and miscellaneous development work to collect into a sketchbook that I can sell on Etsy. I'll also sell several different sized prints of the final artwork in the Etsy shop.

Meanwhile, I'll post every week on the blog, as well as Facebook, Google+, and Tumblr. I'll be share progress on the work as well as talk a little of the inspiration behind everything. There may or may not be snapshots of progress on Instagram as well.

I'll also be using the series as promo material to send to publishers (postcards, brochures, booklets, etc.).

The goal's to have all of the art and the sketchbook layer out by the beginning of April. I want to take some of the promo pieces to Kansas City with me for Spectrum Live.
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Some Preliminary Work for Ari's War
In lieu of a Christmas piece, I give you some prelim work from Ari's War .  Enjoy!  And a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Sara
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Aaaand Dragon Tamer . . . Might Be Done?
I just . . . don't know.  I can't get the colors right - or at least the way I want them - on the computer. Acrylic, watercolor and pencil on watercolor paper.
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Great wolf silhouette, Sara.
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New post on the blog!
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Some drawings I've been working on for Ari's War.  
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Dragon Tamer
Acrylic, watercolor and pencil on watercolor paper.
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Bear Attack is Finished!
"Bear Attack" Pencil and Ink on Paper.
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I felt like changing things up.   What do you think?
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Remember that piece . . . ?
So, that piece I posted way back in, what was it?  June?  Yeah.  I have been working on it.  So.  It's going to be the first piece in my black and white portion of my portfolio. I got some pieces of inspiration from SFAL2 back in May.  I jotted then all dow...
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