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Writing Without Fear – To Make Your Story Work Sometimes You Have To Discard Everything

Hero Ted 2.0Hero Ted has got an upgrade, with a smoother style and clean lines I have finally arrived at a character I feel that works, fits my art style and I am comfortable drawing to reboot the Hero Ted comic the second Teddy Bear Tales book that I will be creating as artist and writer. Continue reading

Writing Without Fear – Write Your Story No Matter The Character You Choose

Nick and Tristan the Teddy Bear at VA Comic ConWelcome to my third Writing Without Fear article, this is my exploration of the world of writing, of creating and building your own characters, and telling your own stories.

Today’s commentary and exploration of writing was prompted by this article ‘The 3 Reasons Why Indies Should Never Use Superheroes‘ that was knocking around my Facebook feed at the start of the week. Continue reading

The Anatomy Of A Composite Drawing – The Princess Archer & Companions

The Princess Archer by Nick DavisThe Princess Archer story is one of my original Once Upon a Time Adventures called The Wonder Tales, it is the story of a Princess called Gwendolyn who is flung by magic to the Land of the Sun and her journey back to her home – the Ninth Kingdom. On this quest she is joined by Kurt the Wolf Boy, cursed by Baba Yaga to be Werewolf, or Wolf, but never a boy, a nervous faire creature Will O’Wisp and their guide Tobisum the Inch High Samurai. You can read their adventures at The Wonder Tales. Continue reading

How I Picked Up A Pencil And Began The Climb Out Of Depression

Captain America Bear by Nick Davis

Captain America Bear by Nick Davis

Miss America Bunny by Nick Davis

Miss America Bunny by Nick Davis

Let’s start this post with some good news – I am now a Certified Grumbacher Acrylic Instructor which means sometime in the near future I will be teaching art and the use of Acrylic’s at a Michael’s Craft Store near you. I started the journey to become an instructor for a very specific reason, I wanted to pass on what art has done for me and how it helped me. Continue reading

My 2018 Trip Around The Sun, Been A Wild Ride

Surviving A Trip Around The SunWell, as the final days of 2018 click away, it is time for my annual look back at my 2018 trip around the sun. What a year this has been. For many of us it has been a rough experience and 2019 already looks like it isn’t promising all that much. However, I am getting ahead of myself, so, lets turn back the clock and travel back in time in the retrospective hot tub time machine. Continue reading