Paper Figures

Inspired by my hero Chris Schweizer (whom lives my dream of being a true life lumberjack artist) I want to start doing series of paper figures based on Star Wars characters. Once I have a bunch made I’ll post them for download here at LumberjackNick.com.

Below is the most recent one I’ve done. Shredded Kylo Ren:

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Just right click on the image above, save, print, and cut!

The above paper figure does take the following stands to….stand. But I’m looking into an alternative version that doesn’t need stands.

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UPDATE: I made a page with printable versions of my current Paper Figures. Click HERE, or on the Menu Bar above

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Meet the Artist

Ever since I first started posting drawings on social media, I always wanted to do one of those “#meettheartist” things. After several years of wanting to do one, I finally got around to actually doing one. So here it is! Let me know what you think.

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The New Sketch Wars

In November of 2013 I had the crazy idea to draw one Star Wars character a day counting down the 760 days that remained until the release of Episode VII. The catalyst for this idea was simple enough: To learn to draw better.

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The quest was soon after christened: Sketch Wars.

Once December 15th 2015 arrived and I had completed my quest, I began to wonder what the future of Sketch Wars should be. It took me two years of wondering but to make a long story short I decided to transition Sketch Wars from a platform that encourages myself to grow as an artist into a platform that encourages others to grow as artists. And so the Sketch Wars Drawing Club is born.

Here’s how it works is: I post a drawing prompt onto my Instagram and Twitter  accounts, then participants throughout the week complete and post a drawing based on the prompt. They then post their artwork onto their personal Instagram and Twitter accounts with the tag #sketchwarsdrawingclub.

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What I’ve been up too (Part 2)

Last week, I wrote about the Jack Marshall comic strips I’ve been working on. This week, I’d like to share with you a couple of pieces that I’ve done recently just for fun.

First up, I’ve been waiting to do more Star Wars: The Last Jedi related drawings, but since I’ve been so busy I haven’t had much time. I really like my design of Chewy in my “HOPE” collage so I thought I’d do a Chewy focused piece. Add in a few porgs and…presto! Ya got a The Last Jedi tie-in drawing!

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Next up, the AT-ST Walker.

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What I’ve been up too (part 1)

Over the past month I’ve been wildly busy with projects that I’ve barely been able to keep up with it! I’ll be posting updates over the next few days of what some of those projects have been (Note: Some are still under wraps so I can’t say anything about them yet).

Firstly, I’ve continued my work with Screen14 Pictures’ Jack Marshall Can’t Do This which is a transmedia webseries. One of the characters, Donni Lawrence, draws comics and posts them on her Instagram. Below are same of my favorite I’ve done so far (keep in mind a lot of the humor comes from in-jokes from the show). They are drawn by me, and written by Grant & Victoria Hansen.

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Jack Marshall Can’t Do This Comics

This fall I have the awesome opportunity of being part of Screen14 Pictures’ webseries, Jack Marshall Can’t Do This.

The show is a transmedia project as it spills out from the show itself and into social media. Donni, who is one of the characters, posts comics satirizing the events of each episode on her Instagram – @donnionthegoI’ve been tasked with ghost drawing these comics for her.

Below is the first comic that I did for the series. The rest can be found under the Comics part of this here website, or by visiting Donni’s Facebook or Instagram

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Twisty for a Friend

Recently a friend of mine lost his brother. Since only few weeks ago he told me that his favorite character was Twisty the Clown from American Horror Story, I decided to gift him with a drawing of his favorite character.

For Danny

I didn’t know much about Twisty and was surprised to discover that, even though he’s absolutely terrifying, he’s actually a pretty sympathetic character.

(Drawn and colored digitally)

BB-8 for my BB-Mate

Today is my 5th Wedding Anniversary. Below is a card I made for my amazing wife. Her favorite Star Wars character is BB-8 and so I had the Sketch Wars Drawing Club unknowingly draw her a bunch of BB-8s

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This drawing was done completely digitally.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Over the last year I’ve had the opportunity to do some character drawings from the upcoming blockbuster Star Wars: The Last Jedi for MakingStarWars.net

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Tie Fighter & the First Ever Sketch Wars Drawing Club

One of my goals with my Sketch Wars project is to encourage others to draw and to draw often. After finding several other drawing clubs on Instagram I decide to start my own!

I’ll be posting drawing prompts from time to time on my Instagram and Twitter.

First up we did drawings of TIE Fighters as I’ve wanted to draw a TIE Fighter for a really long time.

You can view the other amazing entries under the hashtag #SketchWarsDrawingClub on both Instagram and Twitter.
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This TIE Fighter was drawn digitally and then colored using Copic Markers.