I know some artists here use SketchUp to help with their scenery and perspective; are there any web-based applications (or ) that y'all use? I need to make a room and be able to float a camera around in it so I can use the model for reference. I'm warily eyeing , but it looks awful complicated.

Just released a new short novel, called THE CAPRAMANCER NEXT DOOR. A down-to-earth mage and her magical goats must save their new neighbor from being mulched in this new upbeat fantasy adventure!
@GoatsLive (who helped me get my goat facts straight) called it "A great read!"
Please check it out at pixelvaniapublishing.com/book/

Just released! My latest HELLO, WIZARD.

Deep in a sunless dungeon, a father struggles to hold onto hope.
Then the glowing notes arrive. They offer freedom—for a very simple price.
But some things should never be for sale, even in the darkest places…

Available as an ebook or paperback at: pixelvaniapublishing.com/book/

Wanna read a new science fantasy that's overflowing with intrigue, adventure, and colorful characters you’ll love (and a few you’ll love to hate)? Then check out my latest novel, STEEL CITY, VEILED KINGDOM.

Excerpt in thread.

I've been drawing these characters for years, and now their story's out!

And here are some works-in-progress Thumbnailed with Crayola markers and a template I made for myself.
I skewed the girl's face digitally from the original sketch to dewonkify it.
I liked some versions where he looms over the scene, but it felt contrary to the story--she's the one on his mind.
MANY THANKS to @DirkGrundy for helping me with the trenchcoat!!!

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Time to reveal the new covers for my midlength noir romance OUT WHERE THE SUN ALWAYS SHINES. I put off painting this 'cuz I wasn't sure if my portraiture skills were up to snuff for the pro market (and then I had to go and add a train!) but I'm really happy with how it came out. I used gamut masks for first time, but not to set up the color scheme--just to reinforce color decisions I already made!

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