Morgan Malott

Illustrator, painter, conceptual artist, and forever-student.
Finished?

Finished?

Having a grand ol’ time messing around in Photoshop! Still not quite sure where this is going.

Having a grand ol’ time messing around in Photoshop! Still not quite sure where this is going.

Working on a portrait of my “red lady” character. I might just leave it as is, but I really haven’t decided yet. Will wait for fresh eyes in the morning!

Working on a portrait of my “red lady” character. I might just leave it as is, but I really haven’t decided yet. Will wait for fresh eyes in the morning!

Figure painting from a live model again! I haven’t touched my oils in months, so this was a pleasure for me.

Figure painting from a live model again! I haven’t touched my oils in months, so this was a pleasure for me.

How paintings start - with sketches and ideas!
Good opportunity to try out my new ArtSnacks, too. I love this marker.

How paintings start - with sketches and ideas!

Good opportunity to try out my new ArtSnacks, too. I love this marker.

Base/creature concept for a headshot commission.

Base/creature concept for a headshot commission.

Sketchbook warm-ups, round 2. 
All hail the Zetterbeard. So much swag.

Sketchbook warm-ups, round 2.

All hail the Zetterbeard. So much swag.

Warm-up sketchbook page - ballpoint pen and ArtSnacks materials from this past month.

Warm-up sketchbook page - ballpoint pen and ArtSnacks materials from this past month.

Be bold, brave, and blatant. Draw it or don’t, and be confident. Just study stuff, be fascinated in things, and don’t be afraid to get a little fanatic about the things that interest you. Dig deep, it’s a big universe. Oh yeah, and be sure to get a lot of sleep, too.

— Tom Rhodes on being a character designer.

Brodeur of the NJ Devils. Prisma marker and gel pen on Bristol.

Brodeur of the NJ Devils. Prisma marker and gel pen on Bristol.