After several years I updated my homepage and decided to remove the design of my old artist homepage. As I liked the design, I loaded up an image where you can see how it looked like. Well, it looked nice but was not very easy to maintain if I wanted to add new images…
Here’s the old layout:
The old version of the page remains online until I decide to remove it… it is located here: Old artist pages
Adobe Flash (formerly Macromedia Flash) is excellently suitable for either internet navigation sites or internet games although HTML5 now has gained a lot of functionality to do better. In 2002 I was freelancer and illustrated some games for marune.The Flash-games to the pictures presented here may be viewed on their pages.
For nearly every digital art I do, I use Adobe Photoshop. It is such a fascinating software. Although I own a graphic tablet, I mostly painted with the mouse ever since. I guess this will stop when I start using a touchscreen…
My old artist’s homepage was purely painted with Photoshop. But normally I do some sketches on paper, scan them and then use these as a starting point. Certainly I also use Photoshop for retouching and manipulating photos (see Photomanipulation).
In 2008 Pegasus Press released the book Malleus Monstrorum 2nd Edition, a monsters compendium for Cthulhu role playing game. There are several works I did combining pencil drawings, ink drawings, photomanipulations and digital drawings. The images had to look like they were actually real findings of Cthulhu monsters in historic books, on ancient plates etc. The book is really worth a look, though it is only available in german language.