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"For a star to be born, there is one thing that must happen: a nebula must collapse.

So collapse.
Crumble.
This is not your destruction.

This is your birth."

- (via delicately-disappearing)

(Source: astrasperas, via justimprobable)

mattrhodesart:

Gray Mouser at the Bazaar of the Bizarre.

One of my favourite scenes from Fritz Leiber’s Swords and Deviltry. I wanted to take my time with an image, and the intriguing, claustrophobic bazaar seemed like the ideal challenge.Β 

EDIT: Here’s a bigger version

This time around, I made sure to save some process images.Β 

I started with simple two inch thumbnails until I found a composition I liked. Then I pencilled up the image at 11x17. Once the pencils were scanned, I did a β€œlighting sketch” to figure out some of the volumes and light sources. From there I did a clean line drawing (my favourite stage). Finally, I just spent some time moving around the image, cleaning up the values and adding little details.Β