Atanas Laskov

Zak's Dragonfly
Wings of Steel tells the tale of Zak and his flying machine with 51 manga illustrations. Zak is a talented engineer in service of the Mage Altos, but he suffers the oppression of the Inquisitors of Altos. The Mage himself views engineering as a dangerous craft, inhibiting the development of advanced technology.

Please buy the graphic novel because in this way you will be supporting my artwork. You can find it on Amazon worldwide. Thanks!

Messing With Paint

March 13, 2019 23:14 GMT

Shadow Of Me

March 12, 2019 21:49 GMT

City

February 20, 2019 23:58 GMT

It is the custom of the Samurai to always keep a sword close at hand, and be ready for battle, even to the extend of having a wooden sword or a sword without blade with him when he bathes. Likewise, it should be the custom of the artist to always have a pen or brush close at hand and be ready to paint.

Study

February 4, 2019 20:12 GMT

Jacobo Pontormo was a Florentine master who painted anxious figures. He anticipated expressionism but was out of his time and other painters considered him a weirdo. The last 10 years of his life he worked on a single painting and refused to show it to anyone.

His withdrawn personality was similar to Michelangelo but very different from Leonardo. Amongst the great masters Leonardo da Vinci was the most sociable.

Quick Watercolour

February 3, 2019 17:56 GMT

Abstracts

January 24, 2019 00:02 GMT

Libido is important but sometimes nightmares come from the dark, and fears inherited from the primitive jungle; They also are important.


Character Concept

December 31, 2018 18:33 GMT

Back in the 15th century, Albert Dürer visited Italy to study the human figure. He had to do that because people back home in Nuremberg were very prudish and he could never see them naked. This limited his study of human anatomy. Thus, it was necessary to go to Venice where he could see naked pictures (there was no Internet in the 15th century) and study the masters.

Dürer departed, but his friends cautioned him to never accept food or drink from the hands of the Italian painters. "They will try to poison you," his friends said, "to eliminate the competition!"

Portfolio Update December

December 16, 2018 13:16 GMT

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