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What Next? Needs Info

October 11, 2017 | 1 Comment

Howdy friends, I sat down to write an update providing some info about the many working pieces of my career currently. I want to fill you in on Oneshi Press, what it is, how we got here, what we’re doing. My part of it, the rest of it, etc. I realized that it’s a big picture to present, and that perhaps some backstory might help frame the current page we’re on. Bear with me, as [...Continue Reading...]

Great Nations now available!

April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Children of Gaia: The Great Nations of Rendaraia is now available! OMG! BIG NEWS EVERYONE! As many of you already know my partner, Lynsey G and I started a publishing company just over a year ago called Oneshi Press. We started it for two reasons: 1) We were working on several projects that we wanted to put out into the world, and 2) We want to eventually bring other people’s stories to [...Continue Reading...]
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Oneshi Press

April 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Progressive. Immersive. Gorgeous. Jayel Draco and Lynsey G have joined forces to co-found Oneshi Press, an independent publishing company. Our growing team of contributors and collaborators is a veritable cornucopia of talent and know-how. At Oneshi Press, our passion is creating stories that explore dark corners, shatter taboos, emphasize progressive ideals, and immerse you in intricate [...Continue Reading...]
Standing Rock: Protecting more than you think

Standing Rock: Protecting more than you might think

November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

NOTE: This is not a news article, this a blog entry. The opinions expressed here are simply that, opinions. The information relayed here was collected first-hand on-site from individual people at Oceti Sakowin Camp. As some of you may know, Lynsey G. and I recently traveled to Oceti Sakowin Camp at Standing Rock Indian Reservation from October 29th to November 3rd. We went to donate some [...Continue Reading...]
A portrait of my Nonna, or Grandmother, Alda Rose "Chichi" Hodgskin

Interview with my Nonna: Part 2

August 22, 2016 | 1 Comment

The second installment of “Interview with my Nonna.” It’s my pleasure to share with you Part II picking up right where we left off in Part I, Enjoy! So my Nonna (grandmother), Alda Rose “Chichi” Hodgskin, was in town visiting our family out here in MT all the way from from NY, where I grew up and where much of my extended family still resides. At dinner she was [...Continue Reading...]

Interview with my Nonna: Part 1

August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

So my nonna (grandmother), Alda Rose “Chichi” Hodgskin, was in town visiting our family out here in MT all the way from from NY, where I grew up and where much of my extended family still resides. At dinner she was telling one of her stories from a time long before I was born, like she often does. It occurred to me that her stories never seem to miss a beat and are so rich with detail [...Continue Reading...]
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Great Nations – Free Sample

July 31, 2016 | 1 Comment

Through Oneshi Press, Jayel Draco is giving away the introduction to The Great Nations of Rendaraia as a free sample! As many of you already know, Jayel Draco has been working with Chris Covelli on designing the universe of Children of Gaia (or COG) since the early 90s. Around 2012 their efforts were joined by Laure Bersig, Lynsey G, and Peter Lampasona to help flesh out the main narrative, as [...Continue Reading...]
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Jayel Draco’s Art Supported by Oneshi Press

June 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Oneshi Press: We build worlds. . . You’re invited. Jayel Draco’s Art is Supported  by  “patrons” who have subscibed on Oneshi Press’ Patreon Campaign Our subscribers get a ton of great exclussives to choose from including: watching Jayel live-stream his creating process, PSDs, High Res Finals, Works in Progress, Wallpapers, Finished Pages, Bundled .pdf of our [...Continue Reading...]

Oneshi Press – Launched!

May 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Big News! Co-Founders Lynsey G and Jayel Draco have launched Oneshi Press and they’re just so excited to tell you all about it! What does this mean for you? More pertinent, socially responsible, progressive, and inclusive Visual Art and Narrative in your world! If you subscribe, you’ll have more of it in your life! The more people who subscribe and help spread the word, the more of it [...Continue Reading...]
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Jayel Draco’s Reel 2016

February 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hello and thanks for stopping by. I’m super excited to share “Jayel Draco – Reel 2016” with you. Enjoy! Jayel Draco’s Reel 2016. Featuring: Animation, Compositing, Visual Effects, and Motion Graphics. This video showcases Jayel Draco’s works on such projects as: Marvels’ “Astonishing X-Men: Gifted – Motion Comic”. Neal Adams’ [...Continue Reading...]
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Free Font by Jayel Draco

February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

My first font is a free font! I’m sharing this free font that I created: Jayel-Draco-01.ttf. You can use it wherever you’d like. Of course, if you can credit me please do, but that’s not always possible or appropriate, so no worries. I created this font to use on one of my own projects that I am working on, but you can download my free font here: Jayel-Draco-01.ttf. If you use [...Continue Reading...]

New Additions

February 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

New Additions to my Photomanipulation Gallery! Howdy, it’s been a while so I figure it’s time for an update. I’ve got some brand new works in my photomanipulations gallery that I want to share with you. “Waiting for Canoes” Enif – A lone AeroAddaKesh of Aloranaia Model is: Jenny Williamson Jenny’s facebook page: facebook.com/jennywilliamsonactress [...Continue Reading...]
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Lynsey G website redesigned by Jayel Draco

December 14, 2015 | 2 Comments

Lynsey G has a new look: lynseyg.com redesigned by Jayel Draco! It just launched today and I’ve gotta say, I’m rather proud of this highly functional Search Engine Optimized, responsive, mobile friendly website that I built for Lynsey G. If you’re already familiar with lynseyg.com, then you may notice that much of the overall aesthetic remains the same, however the functionality [...Continue Reading...]
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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...]
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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...]
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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...]

Jack Potter – In Memoriam

August 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

This entry is dedicated to my Mentor, the man who resolved the conflict between my analytical and creative mind. He helped me to see how they could work together, that they where one all along. A fierce and gentle man, a proud and humble man, a complexly simple man. A man named JACK POTTER. [...Continue Reading...]
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