Jayel Draco

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...]
"Children of Gaia: The Great Nations" of Rendaraia is a Five Star Readers' Favorite!

making noise with Great Nations

June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Oneshi Press team has been doing its best to promote our first book, and it’s starting to make some noise! “The Great Nations of Rendaraia is the sort of book you tuck away with the most treasured novels in your library, removing it from the shelf every now and then simply to admire it. “—Caitlin Lyle Farley Read more of this sweet review of Children of Gaia: The Great [...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...]

gorgeous, immersive, progressive worlds

January 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

At Oneshi Press, we create gorgeous, immersive, progressive worlds, and you’re invited to explore them. Lynsey G and Jayel Draco have finished and posted a new Oneshi Press video. We’re excited to share it with as many people as possible. The video covers the basics of our first few projects using some slick Motion Graphics even a couple Motion Comics snippets. We go on to explain our [...Continue Reading...]
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Happy Holidays from Oneshi Press!

December 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Howdy! Lynsey G and Jayel Draco are excited about some upcoming releases and big news on the horizon for 2017, but in the tail end of 2016, it’s important for us to reflect with gratitude. Happy Holidays! This message was made for our Patron/Subscribers on our Patreon campaign at patreon.com/oneshipress . . . However, anyone who’s so much as liked, commented on, or shared one of our [...Continue Reading...]
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COG: The Eternals of Gaia

October 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Oneshi Press subscribers can click the image to download The Eternals of Gaia The Eternals of Gaia are the ten guiding spirits of life. Some believe them to be as old as Gaia herself, perhaps her own compartmentalized spirit manifestations. Some believe them to be older than Gaia, that perhaps they were there for her creation. Their names and visages vary from culture to culture, sometimes even [...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...]

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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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...]
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“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...]
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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...]
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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...]
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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...]
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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...]
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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...]
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