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N2: Numbers and Narrative - logo designed by jayel Draco

Numbers and Narrative

November 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Numbers and Narrative – Podcast Website designed by Jayel Draco. Hey everybody, Just a quick note to let you all know about the slick new website I just finished building for Numbers and Narrative: numbersandnarrative.com. They’re a really interesting and entertaining weekly podcast with a book on the way possibly leading to a series of books from what I hear (but you didn’t [...Continue Reading...]
Neal Adams - Blood

Neal Adams Blood at Continuity Studios

September 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

We’ve been hard at work over at Neal Adams Continuity Studios both redoing the website employing the latest in web design technology, as well as animating “Neal Adams – Blood – Motion Comic”using a powerful combination of photoshop, after effects, maya, final cut, and some kick-ass vector warping/morphing plugins. So far we’ve taken Neal Adams Blood comic [...Continue Reading...]
Rooftop Screamers - Talk About It

“Rooftop Screamers – Talk About It”

August 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Have you seen the music video that I animated for the Rooftop Screamers? “Rooftop Screamers – Talk About It” written by Mike Collins, produced by Rob Daiker, Music Video animated by Jayel Draco, Art. Enjoy! There is also a link to download the song if you’d like. http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/rooftopscreamers Mike is donating 50% of the proceeds to Rescue From The Hart. They [...Continue Reading...]
“Evasive Maneuvers” by Jayel Draco

Toshi Salvino as: Toh’Xee – Trexsitti Scout

April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Toshi Salvino the Dollfille came over to model for me and this is what we did Check out this video tutorial featuring music by Jack Shell – The Soundweaver, that I put together for Toshi Salvino’s awesome makeup effects. You can see her transforming into one of my tribal fae scouts from the Work in progress Children of Gaia by Jayel Draco and Christopher Covelli coming soon from [...Continue Reading...]

Illustrations for Publications

November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Howdy y’all, just wanted to drop you a quick update about something new I’ve added to the mix of projects that I’ll be working on. I’ve teamed up with the talented writer Lynsey G on quite a few projects already including PACK and Tracy Queen. Lynsey, in addition to several exciting projects as well as keeping her own periodical website lynseyg.com also writes articles for [...Continue Reading...]
Tracy Queen & Dickie Doublefinger's smart phone conversation

Interview about Tracy Queen published in Luna Luna Magazine

June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tracy Queen & Dickie Doublefinger’s smart phone conversation It’s my pleasure to share with you the interview with Tracy Queen writer and myself did with Luna Luna magazine’s Editor in Chief Lisa Marie Basile. We cover our inspirations, creative process, intent with working on the project and more! Here’s a little teaser snippet from the article: Get ready for [...Continue Reading...]
Kelly Shibari - Tracy Queen Cameo - by Jayel Draco

getting down to update on Tracy Queen

February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

So, there’s been a lot going on behind the scenes for yours truly, Jayel Draco. I’ve been getting down to working steadily on a secret lengthy animation project over at Neal Adams Continuity Studios 9-5. At night and during the weekends I’ve been getting down to working on several projects including the Graphic Novel/Trade paperback Tracy Queen! For those of you who don’t [...Continue Reading...]
Lau Lau of the Ucoravurakesh - by Jayel Draco

Lau-Lau Ucoravurakesh Priestess

January 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lau-Lau Ucoravurakesh Priestess by JayelDraco on deviantART Faethropology™ – FEYthrəˈpäləjē –Noun The study of Faekind, in particular. The comparative study of Fae societies and cultures and their development. ABOUT The Ucoravurakesh™ are a race of Fae similar enough in outward appearance to the average Elvereshaian™. Like the Phyrexians™, the Ucoravurakesh have had a [...Continue Reading...]
Tracy Queen - website image - by Jayel Draco

Tracy Queen – Site Launched!

January 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Okay, so I’ve been super duper busy lately, and yet you may notice that I’ve only been posting a photo-manipulation every couple of months… sure I posted some photos of costumes to my facebook page (which went over really well btw) but really… It seems unequivocal how much work I’ve been doing vs. how much I’ve accomplished… Well, I’ll let you in on [...Continue Reading...]
AhShaye of the Keetsunekesh - by Jayel Draco

Ah’Shaye of the Keetsunekesh (fox tribe)

November 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

AhShaye of the Keetsunekesh (fox tribe) – fantasy photomanipulation by Jayel Draco Ah’Shaye of the Keetsunekesh 01 by *JayelDraco on deviantART Faethropology – FEYthrəˈpäləjē –Noun The study of Faekind, in particular. The comparative study of Fae societies and cultures and their development. ABOUT The Keetsunekesh are a nomadic warlike hunter/raider Tribe. Their [...Continue Reading...]
YOYUNA OF THE NARAKESH - Fantasy Photomanipulation by Jayel Draco

Yoyoyunna of the Narakesh – Fantasy Photomanipulation

March 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

YOYUNA OF THE NARAKESH – Fantasy Photomanipulation by Jayel Draco Yoyunna of the Narakesh by *JayelDraco on deviantART Where the wildest rivers rage against the lushest banks through The Nuridian Woods™, there you may spy the Narekesh™ weaving their magic of wood and water. The Narakesh are a mindful guard, cunning and able. Be you reverent to the land or swift on your feet. – [...Continue Reading...]
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Jayel Draco – Demo Reel 2012

January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Demo Reel by Jayel Draco 2012. Featuring: Animation, Visual Effects, and Motion Graphics. Primarily focusing on my work as an After Effects Technician this reel includes work I’ve done for Music Videos, Short Films, Feature Films and Commercials. These clips from various projects are intended to show examples of techniques that I use including: Vector warp 2d animation, Cutout/Puppet 2d [...Continue Reading...]
Nomi Now! - Stop-Motion Animation Video - Thumbnail - by Jayel Draco-

NomiNow! – A Klaus Nomi inspired Stop Motion Animation (WIP)

October 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

***THIS PROJECT IS A WORK IN PROGRESS*** Klaus Nomi, an interdimensional extra-terrestrial entity came to earth to save the human race from certain destruction. It was Pastry Chef/Opera Singer Klaus Sperber in his early 30’s who brought Nomi to life. With his shocking falsetto soprano vaudevillian rock opera performances in the East Village of Manhattan, Klaus was making waves. It was the [...Continue Reading...]
Nomsalot the goat - Animation thumbnail - by Jayel Draco

Nomsalot the Goat

February 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

This Goat is for the kids 🙂 “Nomsalot the Goat” is a short cartoon/animation test by Jayel Draco featuring Nomsalot, the appetite driven goat on a brief but calamitous misadventure. This piece is just a short little animation about a goat who eats everything in his path like goats so often do. Eventually he gets to the end of the scrolling background, where he tries to eat a flower [...Continue Reading...]
Jayel Draco's Fall 2011 - Photomanipulation Model Contest Flyer

Fall 2011 Fae Photomanipulation Model Contest

September 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Jayel Draco’s Fall 2011 – Fae Photomanipulation Model Contest Flyer Do you love the idea of being depicted as a fantasy character? Maybe you’ve done it several times and just can’t get enough. Perhaps you’ve always wanted to but haven’t had the chance? Jayel Draco is having a contest to see who will be his next photo-manipulation model for Fall 2011 at the [...Continue Reading...]
MORNING GLORIA - Element Photography, and Photomanipulation by Jayel Draco

Morning Glory Fae – MorningGloria – by Jayel Draco

September 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

A Morning Glory Fae Photomanipulation. MorningGloria – Morning Glory Fae – Element Photography, and Photomanipulation by Jayel Draco MorningGloria by JayelDraco on deviantART “A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.” ~Walt Whitman~ I took a photo of a Morning Glory a couple weeks ago and thought “wow this looks like a beautiful [...Continue Reading...]
FROST NOX - Costume, Photography, Photomanipulation by jayel Draco

Frost Nox – a winter fae – Fantasy Photomanipulation

September 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Frost Nox, a winter fae – fantasy photomanipulation. FROST NOX – Costume, Photography, Photomanipulation by Jayel Draco. For more information on this winter fae piece, visit: Frost Nox by JayelDraco on deviantART. I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape – the loneliness of it, the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it, the whole [...Continue Reading...]
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Photomanipulation Gallery Update

August 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Several New Pieces Posted Since My Last Photomanipulation Gallery update post . . . Enjoy!   VALHALLAKIN – Photography and Photomanipulation by Jayel Draco “In Norse mythology, Valhalla (from Old Norse Valhöll “hall of the slain”[1]) is a majestic, enormous hall located in Asgard, ruled over by the god Odin. Chosen by Odin, half of those that die in combat travel to [...Continue Reading...]
TELAH FAE - Photography, and photomanipulation by Jayel Draco

Telah Fae

June 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

TELAH FAE – Photography, and photomanipulation by Jayel Draco Telah Fae by =JayelDraco on deviantART – children-of-gaia.com From our shoot, there where many great photos that I could have chosen to edit. This one however seemed to have chosen itself for me. At the time that this particular photo was taken, Telah and I where discussing character inspirations to get some direction [...Continue Reading...]
ZHINU - The Fairy of magpie Bridge - by Jayel Draco

The Fairy of Magpie-Bridge

April 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

ZHINU – The Fairy weaver-girl of magpie Bridge – costume, photography, and photomanipulation by Jayel Draco TheFairyOfMagpieBridge by =JayelDraco on deviantART . . . She is Zhinü – The weaver-girl fairy of Magpie Bridge . . . ___ABOUT______________________________________________________________________________________________ FAIRY OF THE MAGPIE BRIDGE Poem by Qin Guan [...Continue Reading...]
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