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Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Oct 10 2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,115
Posted By tatiana
Re: New Covers for Harper Hall trilogy

I did a quick search of my old pb copy of Dragonsong when the artwork was originally shared on FB and couldn't find specific mention of firelizard forelegs, unfortunately. However, the book does...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Oct 10 2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,115
Posted By tatiana
Re: New Covers for Harper Hall trilogy

Here's a quote from the artist when I asked Eric about some of his thinking behind the firelizard redesigns:
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Oct 3 2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By tatiana
Re: New Covers for Harper Hall trilogy

Eric later posted some of his concept sketches for the project (can see via the FB link in the original post above), and she was wearing a tunic and trousers there. I'm not sure why he didn't have...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Oct 2 2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,115
Posted By tatiana
New Covers for Harper Hall trilogy

Just found out this morning that artist Eric Deschamps has created new illustrations for the Harper Hall trilogy which look geared more toward middle grade/younger YA readers. Yes, I noticed that...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Mar 16 2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,797
Posted By tatiana
Re: Dragonquest Fan Art by MMHudson

Nice fan art! But it's too bad she lifted actual text from the book.
(I came across this post on the forum today because of a couple of copyright discussions today over on FB.) :)

As it becomes...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Nov 22 2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,122
Posted By tatiana
Re: Screenwriter hired for Pern movie(s)

I would think it's due to that first trilogy out of the entire book series, "Dragonflight", being the most popular (and likely with the most sales outside of "White Dragon"), especially when also...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Nov 22 2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,122
Posted By tatiana
Re: Screenwriter hired for Pern movie(s)

I've followed her on FB, in case she posts any updates... :)

I did find this article shortly after Sarah Cornwell's debut novel was published which mentions a bit of her screenwriting:...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jul 30 2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 65,592
Posted By tatiana
Re: Well. they are making the movie.

I really enjoyed the LOTR adaptation, maybe because I'd never read the series more than once. The Hobbit adaptation, regardless of how much it is annoying to some of the fans of the book, seems to...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jul 30 2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 65,592
Posted By tatiana
Re: Well. they are making the movie.

Movie news update! :)



http://www.deadline.com/2014/07/warner-bros-new-franchise-play-dragonriders-of-pern-book-series/

...I would so LOVE to work on that project, creating concept art for...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 24 2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,279
Posted By tatiana
Re: Dragon's Perch

Thanks, Hans! :)
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 22 2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,279
Posted By tatiana
Dragon's Perch

While this illustration is not quite the firelizards of Pern, you could say I'll forever be inspired in some way by Anne's dragons when I paint fantasy. :)

My first dragon painting (Photoshop)...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Sep 30 2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,807
Posted By tatiana
Re: Hungarian Pern Books

Lovely! I do like the top one for Dragonflight -- nice cover illustration that would make me curious about the story. :)

- t
Forum: Café Archives Mar 4 2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,686
Posted By tatiana
Re: Happy Chinese New Year ... Year of the Dragon!

The baby dragon you're using as your avatar was originally created by Jan Oliehoek (oilcorner on DA), but he pulled it from his gallery because people kept stealing it... :)

Here's an article...
Forum: Café Archives Jul 27 2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,564
Posted By tatiana
New Favorite Dragon Quote :)

Just read an opinion article today that was in the Shelbyville Times-Gazette (I made a google alert in case of Anne McCaffrey and dragon news), and I think this is my new favorite quote. :)


...
Forum: All the Rest Apr 24 2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,959
Posted By tatiana
Re: Restoree: Sequel?

Just curious if you all had read the recent posting about "Restoree" supposedly being the McCaffrey book that should be made into a movie, rather than "Dragonflight". Maybe that would make a sequel...
Forum: Café Archives Apr 24 2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,286
Posted By tatiana
Re: Some Exciting News

Congrats, Sara, and good luck!

Just an FYI, as I was clicking around your site, the "home" and your logo are currently connecting to incorrect URL's every other page except for the home page...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Apr 24 2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,642
Posted By tatiana
Re: Art: Dragon Rising (non-Pern)

Thank you Rianne, mara and vyon! :)
Forum: Exhibit Hall Apr 19 2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,642
Posted By tatiana
Re: Art: Dragon Rising (non-Pern)

Thanks, Lady Maelin! :)
Forum: Exhibit Hall Apr 18 2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,642
Posted By tatiana
Re: Art: Dragon Rising (non-Pern)

@Samsara, Hans, jube and Golden Talisath -- thank you for your kind words!

I have been trying to find my own dragon "style", and this has been the closest so far, I think. I did have my own...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Apr 16 2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,642
Posted By tatiana
Re: Art: Dragon Rising (non-Pern)

Thank you, Kevia! :)
Forum: Exhibit Hall Apr 16 2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,642
Posted By tatiana
Re: Art: Dragon Rising (non-Pern)

Thanks, Mawra!

A wolf with wings? Griffins, dragons, Pegasus, angels...but I haven't had a request or project for that one before so I'd have to say no, or at least not yet. But you never know...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Apr 16 2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,642
Posted By tatiana
Art: Dragon Rising (non-Pern)

http://tygriffin.brinkster.net/images/FB_twooten_dragonrising.jpg

This is a digital illustration that I did late last year, primarily as a self-promotional piece for my trip to IlluxCon 3. This...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Apr 14 2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 65,592
Posted By tatiana
Re: Well. they are making the movie.

You didn't like the Peter Jackson movies of the LOTR?
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Apr 13 2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,603
Posted By tatiana
Re: Etymology of the Word 'Weyr' ?

I know, I know... :P
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Apr 13 2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,154
Posted By tatiana
Re: What role would you play on Pern?

Even though my skills and experiences IRL are mostly on the creative side, I'd rather be a Dragonrider if given the opportunity. That's why I read most of the Pern books after all: to be with the...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Apr 13 2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,603
Posted By tatiana
Re: Etymology of the Word 'Weyr' ?

I read another online discussion elsewhere about this (from 2007), that postulated "weyr" was derived from the german word "wehr" and that was defined as a military term for a defensible location,...
Forum: Café Archives Apr 13 2011, 12:36 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,535
Posted By tatiana
Re: Dragonrider film?

Just an FYI in case anyone here isn't already subscribed to the other older thread about the prospective Pern movie... :)

http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=76374
and...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Apr 12 2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 65,592
Posted By tatiana
New Announcement?

More news...maybe?

In this case, the new information, I think, is that someone is now officially doing the screenplay adaptation from the book, "Dragonflight", to the movie.



From...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jul 21 2010, 10:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,156
Posted By tatiana
Article: Writer Meg Cabot on Dragonrider series

Just ran across this article today, and thought you all might appreciate it. I just posted the parts from the article with author Meg Cabot's very appreciative comments about her first time to read...
Forum: Café Archives Mar 16 2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,871
Posted By tatiana
Re: 3, 2, 1 - Contract!

That's awesome! I can't wait to see them on the bookstore shelves so I can buy them and get lost in them for a few days...

:)
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 11 2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,230
Posted By tatiana
Re: D'nic and Troth

Nicely done, Lady Maelin! The fur collar and the knitted sweater are very well rendered, too -- you must have spent a lot of time on that. :good:

If anything, I could only wish that your dragons...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Jan 30 2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,274
Posted By tatiana
Re: Temeraire: Book 5 by Naomi Novik

I haven't read the last book, Victory of Eagles, although I have it on my "to get" list.

I just read over on wikipedia that there are going to be nine books in this series...sigh.

Just...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Jan 30 2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,166
Posted By tatiana
Re: C.J. Cherryh

Some of her books I really like because of the strong character development as well as the plausible science (or different kind of take on fantasy), others are a bit too rambling for me or just don't...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 30 2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,670
Posted By tatiana
Re: Menolly Climbing

r2005: Thanks! It's only been fairly recently after years of practice that I've finally been able to pull those images I see in my head and put them to paper (or computer screen, heh).
Hans: Thanks!...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 30 2009, 01:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,670
Posted By tatiana
Menolly Climbing

Got another Pern concept to share. :)

I came up with the idea after some thinking about this week's Illustration Friday word, "climbing". BTW, I also posted the initial sketch I did over on my...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 28 2009, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,490
Posted By tatiana
Re: A Touch of Electricity

Dragongirl: thanks! You're welcome to print out a copy to show your family if you need to. :)
mawra: thanks!
P'ter: LOL
unicorntig: thanks -- my cat, Mina, who is a fluffy long-hair somewhat...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 19 2009, 11:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,490
Posted By tatiana
Re: A Touch of Electricity

Unicorntig, Hans, Kevia: thanks!



Yeah, I think "cat-like creature" pretty much explains my intent. :bouncy:
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 17 2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,490
Posted By tatiana
A Touch of Electricity

This is a small illustration I did a couple of months ago for one of the weekly Illustration Friday (http://illustrationfriday.com/) challenges. It's one of a few dragon-related pieces I'll be...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 15 2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,612
Posted By tatiana
Re: Harper Hall CD from Opland-Freeman is Finished!

Did you receive a different kind of mail packaging other than a plain white envelope that held the CD? Or did you mean the CD booklet with the Menolly illustration originally used for the PB cover...
Forum: Café Archives Jan 12 2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,913
Posted By tatiana
Re: Sunset's Gold

Mine came in on Saturday Jan 10, and my last name starts with "W" -- I mentioned that I'd received it on the thread over here:
http://forums.srellim.org/showthread.php?t=6101
"Harper Hall CD from...
Forum: All the Rest Jan 10 2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,311
Posted By tatiana
Re: Favorite Romance?

I haven't read the Anne McCaffrey romance books in years, but I'm pretty sure I'd have to say my favorite was probably "Mark of Merlin" ...especially since I named my half-German Shepherd dog...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 10 2009, 05:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,612
Posted By tatiana
Re: Harper Hall CD from Opland-Freeman is Finished!

Sweet! My "Sunset's Gold" CD has just arrived! My fingers are still cold and stiff from the walk back from the postbox as I'm typing this! :)

I thought, "Who the heck do I know in Alaska?" when...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 6 2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,916
Posted By tatiana
Re: Concept Art of Pern

Thanks, Dragongirl! :blush:

No problems with showing them to your friend -- I wouldn't have posted them online anywhere if I didn't want to share them. :)
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 4 2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,916
Posted By tatiana
Re: Concept Art of Pern

Sorry, no, not yet! I'm still in the middle of re-focusing my portfolio to be more illustration focused rather than graphic design (and all of the other stuff I've done to keep creatively busy) so I...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Dec 31 2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,916
Posted By tatiana
Re: Concept Art of Pern

The art I've posted are all sketches that I did from late November to mid-December....which would have been some time after DragonCon. Believe it or not, I haven't done any other Pern art since high...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Dec 31 2008, 06:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,916
Posted By tatiana
Re: Concept Art of Pern

Thanks jube, r2005, Hans, Lady Maelin, Cavatica, and Becky -- I appreciate all the kind comments! :blush:



I've actually never been to DragonCon, although I've thought about it a time or two;...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Dec 28 2008, 11:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,916
Posted By tatiana
Re: Concept Art of Pern

Thanks Cheryl and kevia!

Hey Priscilla, I'm exactly the opposite -- I am more likely to have a picture or image in my head than the correct (or best) words to describe a scene or character. In...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Dec 28 2008, 08:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,916
Posted By tatiana
Re: Concept Art of Pern

Thanks! I actually re-read "Dragonsong", too after I did the sketches to make sure I had the elements placed in the correct places. I was surprised how much I actually remembered from reading the...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Dec 28 2008, 08:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,916
Posted By tatiana
Re: Concept Art of Pern

Thanks!

The sketches are done with a col-erase blue pencil on plain old printer paper (it's cheap and always at hand); the color versions are painted in Photoshop 7 after scanning in the pencil...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Dec 28 2008, 05:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,916
Posted By tatiana
Concept Art of Pern

These are some quick environment sketches and a couple of the color versions that I did of Pern for one of the EOW art challenges on conceptart.org just before Christmas. These are not polished...
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