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The awoken graphic novel

The awoken is a free online graphic novel I made in 2012 with the use of Daz3d, Jasc Paintshop, Blender and Fireworks. it was actually initially going to be an animated cgi movie but I made the graphic novel just experimenting with the alternative to using ink on paper. The awoken is a sub-plot set within an unpublished science fiction novel I am currently working on. I stopped work on this due to time and resource restraints, alas real life. I have posted this up here as I kind of enjoyed playing with the media and idea and hope you enjoy it too.
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About my upcoming novel

Well about the novel, It was orginally started 15 years ago, I have since started writing other novels but put them all on the back burner so that I could come back and focus on the original project. For the passed five years I have mainly focused on finishing this as my debut novel. I finished writing it in 2016 and have been busy editing it since then. It is inspired by my love for old noir detective stories written by the likes of Raymond Chandler, Mickey Spillane, Ian Flemming, Arthur Conan Doyle and oh so many many more authors. I have tried incorporate a modern twist to the genre by g...
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my back cover preview

my back cover preview
This is a little preview of my current back cover for my upcoming debut novel. The artwork is originally by me which I had done for the novel 15 years ago. The image will most likely be altered / added to slightly before publication. The original novel I began was called regret and desire. The image I created was ink on paper. I was glad to find a copy of that lately which I managed to use as all I had of it was a small banner I had made back then. along with that I did a small oil painting back then, it does not scan very well so I was glad to have found a copy of the ink version..
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