Post-SDCC Exclusives Drop.

by ncwinters on July 29, 2022

Wow, what a week. San Diego Comic Con wrapped as quite the surreal experience.

In addition to everyone in masks (very diligently, I might add), it both felt just like previous years, and also completely different. All in all, it was immensely successful, somehow my most successful convention to date! I was saved with the help of my friend Chris Koch manning the booth, taking orders, keeping me fed and caffeinated, and keeping me from overly lowballing my prices, as I’m wont to do from time to time. Some highlights of the convention include a personal email from Pee Wee Herman (Paul Reubens) and Adam Jones of the band Tool coming by the booth to talk art. Excited to see if it leads to a future Tool poster, fingers crossed!

With Adam Jones of Tool. Such a pleasure.

Thank you to everyone who came to the convention, took the time to chat, sent someone to pick up some work for them, and for the support in general. It’s humbling and reminds me just how lucky I am to be able to make art for a living, and it’s all thanks to all of you. Thank you as always.

I still have a handful of sold out posters, original paintings, rarities, hand embellished works, Magic: the Gathering artist proof cards and many B3TL sets left (nobody has got any of the 20 sets with the secret variant yet!). In addition, my printer sent me some surprise rare foils and exotic paper stocks for the Sigarda print, all in micro editions of only 2-5 each! Check the store for specifics. My remaining exclusives will be available for purchase tomorrow, July 30 at around 11AM in the online shop. As always, to get the exact drop time and therefore best chance to buy, be sure you’re subscribed to the newsletter in the sidebar.

On to the goods!

“Lifespace, Redux”
Pen/ink, ink wash, and acrylics, on hand-cut gicl´ee print on 100% cotton, varnished.
7? x 7? (2022)
$250
To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

“Mood Board”
Pen/ink, ink wash, and acrylics on paper, varnished.
12″ x 9″ (2022)

$900
To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

“Don’t Stop”
Pen/ink, ink wash, and acrylics on paper, varnished.
5.5″ x 3.5″ (2022)

$200
To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

“Skull Study: Decay”
Pen/ink, ink wash, and acrylics on paper, varnished.
6.5″ x 8.75″ (2022)

$350
To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

“Solidarity, Redux”
Pen/ink, ink wash, acrylics, on hand-cut gicl´ee print, varnished.
7″ x 7″ (2022)
$250
To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

“B3TL Study- Corrode”
Pen/ink, ink wash, and acrylics on paper, varnished.
6.5″ x 10″ (2022)

$400
To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

“Expansive Perspective”
Pen/ink, ink wash, and acrylics on paper, varnished.
5.5″ x 7″ (2022)

$300
To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

“Skull Study: Arcane”
Pen/ink, ink wash, and acrylics on paper, varnished.
7″ x 8.5″ (2022)

$350
To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

“SoulBreakr 2022 Redux”
Pen/ink, ink wash, and acrylics, on hand-cut gicl´ée print, varnished.

6″ x 6″ (2022)
$200
To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

‘Sigarda Champion of Light’ — “Warm” colorway
Based on art created for Magic: the Gathering.
Print size: 18″ x 24″ limited edition of 100.

Four color screenprint on Cougar 100# natural stock.
Printed by VG Kids.

Each print is hand signed & numbered. $50 each.
Strict limit of NO MORE THAN TWO PER PERSON/HOUSEHOLD.
To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

‘Sigarda Champion of Light’ — “Cool” colorway
Based on art created for Magic: the Gathering.
Print size: 18″ x 24″ limited edition of 60.
Four color screenprint on Cougar 100# natural stock.
Printed by VG Kids.

Each print is hand signed & numbered. $60 each.
Strict limit of NO MORE THAN ONE PER PERSON/HOUSEHOLD.
To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

Sigarda is also available in extremely limited quantities on various exotic stocks.
Strict limit of NO MORE THAN ONE OF EACH
PER PERSON/HOUSEHOLD.

“Grim Backwoods” (land card)
Official Artist Cards (the back of the card is blank) for Magic: the Gathering.
Card size: 2.5″ x 3.5″ Limited edition of 50.
Each card comes with a unique drawing on the back in black and gold ink.
No two drawings the exact same.
Each card is hand signed & numbered. $50 each.
Strict limit of NO MORE THAN TWO PER PERSON/HOUSEHOLD.

To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

“Sigarda, Champion of Light” (Legendary Creature – Angel card)
Official Artist Cards (the back of the card is blank) for Magic: the Gathering.
Card size: 2.5″ x 3.5″ Limited edition of 50.
Each card comes with a unique drawing on the back in black and gold ink.
No two drawings the exact same.
Each card is hand signed & numbered. $50 each.
Strict limit of NO MORE THAN TWO PER PERSON/HOUSEHOLD.

To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

“Sigarda, Champion of Light” (Legendary Creature – Angel card)
Holographic Foil Version
Official Artist Cards (the back of the card is blank) for Magic: the Gathering.
Printed on holographic foil.
Card size: 2.5″ x 3.5″ Limited edition of 35.
Each card comes with a unique drawing on the back in black and gold ink.
No two drawings the exact same.
Each card is hand signed & numbered. $75 each.
Strict limit of ONE PER PERSON/HOUSEHOLD.

To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

Unique black and gold illustration on the back of every card.
No two exactly alike.

Lepidoptera 14 “Sphinx” – main ‘Spring’ colorway
Print size: 10″ x 8″ limited edition of 160.
Sold as set with Lepidoptera 15: Main “Winter” colorway.
Archival giclée print on cold press natural cotton rag.
Printed by Dave Correia.

Each print is hand signed & numbered. 
$90 each set. (set of both Lep 14 ‘Sphinx’ and Lep 15 ‘Luna’)

Strict limit of NO MORE THAN TWO SETS PER PERSON/HOUSEHOLD.
To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

Hand Embellished Lepidoptera 14 “Sphinx” – main ‘Spring’ colorway
Print size: 10″ x 8″ (dimensions variable), edition of 4.
Uniquely hand painted/trimmed archival giclée print on cold press natural cotton rag.
No two exactly alike. Each print is hand signed & numbered. 
$250 each. 
Strict limit of NO MORE THAN ONE ‘HE’ OF EACH COLORWAY PER PERSON/HOUSEHOLD.
To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

PREMIUM Galactic’ Hand Embellished Lepidoptera 14 “Sphinx” – main ‘Spring’ colorway
Print size: 10″ x 8″ (dimensions variable), edition of 6.
Extensively hand painted in galactic theme/trimmed archival giclée print on cold press natural cotton rag.
No two exactly alike. Each print is hand signed & numbered. 
$400 each. 
Strict limit of NO MORE THAN ONE ‘HE’ OF EACH COLORWAY PER PERSON/HOUSEHOLD.
To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

Lepidoptera 14 “Sphinx” – variant ‘Winter’ colorway
Print size: 10″ x 8″ limited edition of 40.
Archival giclée print on cold press natural cotton rag.
Printed by Dave Correia.

Each print is hand signed & numbered. 
$60 each.

Strict limit of NO MORE THAN ONE PER PERSON/HOUSEHOLD.
To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

Hand Embellished (‘HE’) version (edition of only 4, not shown): $260 each. 
‘PREMIUM Galactic'(‘HE’) version (edition of only 6, not shown): $410 each.
Strict limit of NO MORE THAN ONE ‘HE’ OF EACH COLORWAY PER PERSON/HOUSEHOLD.
To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

Lepidoptera 15 “Luna” – main ‘Winter’ colorway
Print size: 10″ x 8″ limited edition of 160.
Sold as set with Lepidoptera 15: Main “Winter” colorway.
Archival giclée print on cold press natural cotton rag.
Printed by Dave Correia.

Each print is hand signed & numbered. 
$90 each set. (set of both Lep 14 ‘Sphinx’ and Lep 15 ‘Luna’)

Strict limit of NO MORE THAN TWO SETS PER PERSON/HOUSEHOLD.
To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

Hand Embellished (‘HE’) version (edition of only 4, not shown): $250 each. 
‘PREMIUM Galactic'(‘HE’) version (edition of only 6, shown above): $400 each.
Strict limit of NO MORE THAN ONE ‘HE’ OF EACH COLORWAY PER PERSON/HOUSEHOLD.
To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

Lepidoptera 15 “Luna” – variant ‘Spring’ colorway
Print size: 10″ x 8″ limited edition of 40.
Archival giclée print on cold press natural cotton rag.
Printed by Dave Correia.

Each print is hand signed & numbered. 
$60 each.

Strict limit of NO MORE THAN ONE PER PERSON/HOUSEHOLD.
To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

Hand Embellished (‘HE’) version (edition of only 4, not shown): $260 each. 
‘PREMIUM Galactic'(‘HE’) version (edition of only 6, not shown): $410 each.
Strict limit of NO MORE THAN ONE ‘HE’ OF EACH COLORWAY PER PERSON/HOUSEHOLD.
To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

B3TL Series One
Set of four individual prints, clockwise from top left:
“Scroll,” “Scarab,” “Skull,” and “Stick.”
Print size: 5″ x 7″ limited edition of 150 sets.
Archival giclée prints on cold press natural cotton rag.
Printed by Dave Correia.

Each print is hand signed & numbered. 
$100 per set.
Limit three sets per person.

Hand Embellished B3TL Series One
Dimensions variable, approx: 5″ x 7″ limited edition of 10 sets.
Uniquely hand painted/trimmed archival giclée prints on cold press natural cotton rag.

No two exactly alike. Each print is hand signed & numbered in matching sets. 
$250 per set.
Strict limit of NO MORE THAN ONE ‘HE’ SET PER PERSON/HOUSEHOLD.

Still so surreal!

*NCW*

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San Diego Comic-Con 2022: It’s Back!

by ncwinters on July 19, 2022

It’s a mad dash and I’m running behind, what else is new?

San Diego Comic-Con has returned in person after a two year break. It runs this week, July 21 to July 24. I’ll be exhibiting and slinging art in the usual spot again this year at Booth 4619 in the Fantasy Illustrators section in Lobby G. Preview night (available to 4 day pass holders ONLY) is Wednesday, July 20, at 6PM. This is the special “preview” to the official opening and is generally known to be the best time to get the super exclusives.

This year I have several new offerings that will debut exclusively at SDCC. For those not attending, I will be holding back some of the new items to sell in my online shop after the convention, along with as any unsold items. I’ll mention that release date later. But SDCC is still going to be the best bet for access, so get your poster buddies ready!

I’m spacing the allotment of my art for sale over the entire four days of the convention, but it will be weighted heavier towards the beginning and slow down as the show progresses. I’ll have a good portion of my drop available on Preview Night though, so to get your best shot at the super rares and exclusives try to get there as early as possible.

First off, I’m debuting the next set of Lepidoptera: Lep 14 “Luna” and Lep 15 “Sphinx.” They come in the regular matching sets of two as usual, and also feature a variant colorway in more limited amounts, sold individually. I will also once again have a small amount of hand embellished versions available for $250 each. For some of them, I got carried away and they went from “hand embellished” to essentially “full blown painting.” These will be denoted as Premium Hand Embellished, and available for $400 each.

Hand Embellished version – $250 each.
Limit one per person.

Premium Hand Embellished – over-the-top galactic version – $400 each.
Limit one per person.

I forgot to mention in the chaos of the year that I designed two cards for Magic: the Gathering: Grim Backwoods (land) and Sigarda, Champion of Light (legendary creature). This was a true bucket list project, and I’m excited to have my artist proofs available at the convention. The artist proofs differ from regular cards by having blank backs. Every card will have a unique random sketch on the back and will be hand signed and numbered. Sigarda comes in both a regular and a more limited holographic foil version.

I also have a brand new set of bugs (insects have become a bit of a theme) entitled “B3TL” (pronounced “beetle”). B3TL is a new collectible set of four 5″ x 7″ giclee prints on watercolor paper (the same paper as Lepidoptera) in a limited edition of 150 sets. Twenty lucky buyers will also receive one of four different B3TLs in a variant colorway, limited to only five total of each. They’re blind-packed, so you won’t know until you open them. Limit three packs per person. Hand embellished sets also available, though no rares included in the hand embellished sets.

B3TL Series One– set of four 5″ x 7″ prints. $100 per set.
Limit three sets per person.

Hand Embellished set $250 each.
Limit one set per person.

I will also be debuting a new screenprint from the Sigarda art I created for Magic: the Gathering. The poster will be available in two colorways, each print hand signed and numbered.

There will be far more small originals available than what is listed below, keep an eye on my Instagram and Facebook page/stories for updates on new originals as they get completed. And of course, check by the booth often as I’ll most likely be painting live much of the time.

Lots of bugs this year! Several small originals in various sizes.
3″ x 5″ to 4″ x 6″ (shown above) $200-$300 each.

Larger pieces will also be available.
“Mood Board” 9″ x 12″ $900.

And finally, it wouldn’t be a convention without hard-to-find gems. I’ll have some sold-out gig posters from Primus, Dave Matthews Band, Metallica, 311 and more. Also, look for some elusive art prints including Fading Away, Liminal, and recent sold out Lepidoptera.

Sold out Primus Broadmoor variant foil, and others!

See you at the CON!

*NCW*

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Always great to make a new poster for Dave Matthews Band, I’m really happy with how this one turned out.

The goal for this poster was a focus on a natural scene and a single individual moment. In this case, featuring the white-tailed deer odocoileus virginianus, the official state “wildlife animal” of Wisconsin (the official state animal is the American badger taxidea taxus). I wanted to capture the point at which the viewer’s eyes lock on those of the deer, in its natural habit, and push an element of the supernatural in this brief interlude. I’m pleased with the result.

Dave Matthews Band – July 3, 2022
at the Alpine Valley Music Theatre in East Troy, WI
Main sold out show edition – was only available at venue.

There has been overwhelming support for this poster, probably the most for any gig poster of mine to date! My artist variant copies come in two colorways: “Nocturne” in moody blues, and “Midnight” in deep purples. Both print colorways feature two metallic inks: metallic silver in the border and metallic gold for the type. The prints come available on Cougar natural paper stock as well as holographic rainbow foil. The posters were printed by Lady Lazarus out of Houston, who have once again done an excellent job.

The posters go on sale in my online shop this coming Wednesday, July 13 at a random time. As always, be sure to be signed up to my newsletter to get the exact drop time. Thanks as always for your support, please give me a few weeks to get these shipped out as I’m also working feverishly to prep for San Diego Comic-Con, which comes in less than two weeks! Keep your eyes peeled for the next newsletter with full info on that front. Additionally, for those who are fans of this poster but not necessarily the band, an art print is in the works, stay tuned for that a little later down the road.

On to the posters!

Dave Matthews Band- 7.3.2022 at Alpine Music Theatre
Artist Variant: “Nocturne” version
Print size: 18″ x 24″ limited edition of 110.

Eight color screenprint on Cougar 100# natural stock.
Printed by Lady Lazarus.

Each print is hand signed & numbered. $55 each.
Hand Embellished (HE) version (edition of 5, not shown): $250 each.
STRICT LIMIT OF NO MORE THAN ONE REGULAR, ONE HE AND ONE FOIL OF EACH COLORWAY PER PERSON/ORDER/HOUSEHOLD.
To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

“Nocturne” version on Holographic Rainbow Foil
Print size: 18″ x 24″ limited edition of 70.

Seven color screenprint on holographic rainbow foil.
Printed by Lady Lazarus.

Each print is hand signed & numbered. $135 each.
STRICT LIMIT OF NO MORE THAN ONE REGULAR, ONE HE AND ONE FOIL OF EACH COLORWAY PER PERSON/ORDER/HOUSEHOLD.
To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

Artist Variant: “Midnight” version
Print size: 18″ x 24″ limited edition of 70.

Eight color screenprint on Cougar 100# natural stock.
Printed by Lady Lazarus.

Each print is hand signed & numbered. $65 each.
Hand Embellished (HE) version (edition of 5, not shown): $250 each.
STRICT LIMIT OF NO MORE THAN ONE REGULAR, ONE HE AND ONE FOIL OF EACH COLORWAY PER PERSON/ORDER/HOUSEHOLD.
To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

“Midnight” version on Holographic Rainbow Foil
Print size: 18″ x 24″ limited edition of 50.

Eight color screenprint on holographic rainbow foil.
Printed by Lady Lazarus.

Each print is hand signed & numbered. $150 each.
STRICT LIMIT OF NO MORE THAN ONE REGULAR, ONE HE AND ONE FOIL OF EACH COLORWAY PER PERSON/ORDER/HOUSEHOLD.
To purchase this or other available artwork, please swing by the store.

detail views.

Just a reminder that Comic-Con is back! I’ll be exhibiting again in the usual spot, booth #4619 in the Fantasy Illustrator’s section, just off Artist’s Alley in Lobby G. Look for a full info dump in the next several days!

*NCW*

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