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Grieverjoe (Jose Alvarez) is NOT a whiny emo as his name would suggest. He's an IT student with a love for art.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015


"You know... it wouldn't kill you to smile every now and again..."

Portrait for my wife's birthday, of one of her characters.
I tried to add a bit of grain to simulate a natural canvas texture, but I fear I might've gone a bit overboard. Here's a lighter version
Painter and Photoshop.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

The Skies Over Alexandria

 This was done as part of a collaboration between a group in DA and OCRemix. :) Keep your eyes peeled. I'll give you more info as I get it.

And here's a mini tutorial.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

FF9 - WIP 3

Getting there!
First time experimenting with strong colors and rim lighting, too. Fun!