Scaling The Dream: A Plan For Future Storytelling

Here We Are At The End Of The BeginningOver the last five years I have seen my website AltWorld Studios grow and change, along the way I set lofty targets of getting multiple books published, and pretty much failed to met each and every one of them. Thankfully I’ve been very lucky that I have been supported in my indie publishing goal by my family. And a lot of the technical skills needed in publishing, such as web design, graphic design, illustration and the ability to write, are skills I have on various levels of competence. It is time though, to scale back and focus my efforts. Continue reading

Drawing Outside Your Comfortzone – With A Mini-Season Of Unconditional Hugs

Unconditional Hugs - A Teddy Bear And His Boy Adventure Cartoon StripIf you’ve been following along with my ‘Drawing Outside Your Comfortzone‘ articles you would know I’ve been transitioning to Digital Drawing. Over the Christmas period that became a full transition as I was given the opportunity to work with the Apple App – Procreate, with the tools to get the most out of this surprising powerful piece of software. Continue reading

The 2017 Art Of Alt World Studios

The Teddyverse Pantheon is now in full effect - Mr. Button, Artie, Hero Ted, Jessie, Red, Hue, Bluey, Cuddly Cthulhu, Wunder Bunny, Tristan, Jet, Fernando, Archer, Wilma, Duo, Dhoort, Crazy, Forrest & Scout and Horace, with Roboted in the background.As years go, 2017, wasn’t a huge art productive year, in total I created over 88 individual pieces, most of them shown in the Gallery after the jump. Not everything is show, I did create a couple of comic book sketch covers, but I don’t have a digital record of them. 2017 marks another evolution in my drawing style as I finally get comfortable drawing my Teddy Bear Heroes in a style that works, and adds the dynamic action I was looking for. So, although my production of art was down this year, my style has grown significantly.
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The Teddyverse Has Finally Assembled

The Teddyverse Pantheon is now in full effect - Mr. Button, Artie, Hero Ted, Jessie, Red, Hue, Bluey, Cuddly Cthulhu, Wunder Bunny, Tristan, Jet, Fernando, Archer, Wilma, Duo, Dhoort, Crazy, Forrest & Scout and Horace, with Roboted in the background.

The last few days I’ve been assembling all the Teddy Bear Tale characters in one place, and the Teddyverse has grown a lot in the last year, as new stories are written and heroes arise. Lets take a look at who is who after the jump.

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Drawing Outside Your Comfortzone: Turning Towards Digital Art

Duo - Adventure is where you find it

The New Characters For The Teddy Bear Verse – Duo (coming digitally summer 2018)

Welcome to a new installment of ‘Drawing Outside Your Comfortzone’ over the last couple of years I have taken you all on a journey with me, as I attempt to evolve and improve my drawing style by tackling subjects, or ideas outside my normal comfortzone. The results have been mixed, but with each jump my skills have got a little sharper and I learned a new technique, or incorporated part of a drawing style. Well, in this installment I start the journey towards, putting away paper, pen and inktense pencils and look towards turning to Digital Art.

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