Welcome to STONEWURKS. I am a Art Director specializing in Fantasy and Sci-Fi Art.

Thanks for stopping by my website. Here you'll find a mix of various projects iv'e worked on, as well as some personal projects. If you would like to contact me you can reach me at stoneperales@cox.net

Necromancer Apprentice/Blood Mage

Necromancer Apprentice

Necromancer Apprentice

A character I designed and illustrated recently for Black Tower Studios.

Here is some of the description I added…

“Apprentice Lore – Before one can become a true necromancer they must master the arts of blood magic. Though the acquisition of this knowledge may be deemed elementary to the dark arts of necromancy, if the study of it is continued it can be just as powerful and offer unique privileges. While not offering the promise of immortality, blood magic can for a time grant the wielder tremendous power and even the ability to change fate”

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Frost Giant

This is my own take on Frost Giants. This is a Frost Giant Dragon Priest. Often when i work on a character I will create a backstory to help the team im on and whoever else might be working on it to better understand my designs. I have full stories like this for every single character I make, though I…

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German Soldier Study

This soldier is armed with the G36 assault rifle/AG36 grenade launcher and is wearing a new modular vest. This is a study that I did of a real soldier. He is part of a series of sketches and paintings I am working on of special ops of the world. I am also particularly interested in finding ways to speed up…

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Italian Col Moschin operator

This illustration is part of a batch of studies themed around international elite forces and swat units of the world. I used a photo I found in a foreign special forces magazine. I am also trying to create a new rapid illustration technique for myself to work with. Sketched in pencil, colored in painter.   Here is a copy of…

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Chaotic TCG: Skopolon

This creature has the ability to see anything that is currently going on in the world when you summon him.   I painted him from top view in the temple that he is summoned, and his left had is revealing events in another part of Perim. Photoshop CS2, approximately 12hrs.

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Chaotic TCG: Ghost Elixir

This is Chaotic Trading Card Game art from set 3.3. I actually painted the entire hand before starting in on the invisibility effect. I also tried to emphasize reptilian qualities in the configuration of the scales, as well as using lizard nails. I occasionally referenced crocodile scales to help me with the scale shapes. I painted this image in Photoshop…

Chaotic TCG: Elemental Orchid

Chaotic TCG: Water Orchid

This is a special orchid that grows in an elemental valley. It can only be cut using magic, and is made entirely of water. I found it really tricky to do, and I painted each layer of petals seperately then composited them and painted thier refractions one at a time till the distortion effect was achieved.

Belt of the Phoenix

Chaotic TCG: Belt of the Phoenix

With this belt the wearer can control a phoenix to come to their aid in combat.   Painting a red belt on a reddish character was difficult, so i tried to play up the variations of warm shades like terracotta, oranges, browns, etc. and used just a tiny bit of cool gray on the phoenix. Green hues worked well to…