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Manga style character design
Missy B and Mr Frisk by Lord-Retsudo
Full colour manga character, cel-shaded, high-res. Print size about 43cm - 60 cm.
Ink/biro illustration
Lana Wilder biro sketch by Lord-Retsudo
Monochrome ink/biro character design or scene, with or without immediate background: fine detail and attention to textures. high resolution (350 dpi); full print size, between 43cm and 60 cm in height.



Raven Goddess by Lord-Retsudo
Raven Goddess
Seems these days I spend a lot of time re-visiting and re-imagining old pix. This one's no exception, being a total overhaul of my last ever 100% digital drawing -… which later ended up, cut and edited, as a metal CD cover -…
While I still love the solid triangular design of the original and the overall character work, I wanted to do the figure justice and bring out all the detail that's just plain missing from the original. As well as re-work the setting and make it a bit more esoteric, and get an airborne avian into it as well - one of my favourite subjects for drawing these days.
Drawn with 0.5, 0.3, 0.2, 0.1 and 0.05 Staedtlers. Actual drawn size: about 65cm high.
'Heavenly Peace' Book Cover Commission by Lord-Retsudo
'Heavenly Peace' Book Cover Commission
Finished book cover for which this:… was the warm-up: mixing pencil, biro and digital colouring in a process I've never done before.

Cover is for the latest in the 'Klylii' series of epic SF novels by writer JI Stuart and is by far the most detailed and involved single piece of work I've produced in recent years for any purpose.

Characters/concept (c) JI Stuart 2015
Art (c) Chaz Wood 2016
Blood Roses: Restored
Long long time ago I came out with this old thing:… which I rediscovered today and decided to give a full makeover to. The original paper is so near-ruined and yellowed/scuffed with age that I wanted to not only preserve it, but try to bring it up to where I had always originally wanted it to be, complete with epic landscape. Like the original redux effort, biggest problem was getting rid of a half-drawn bearded spook who fills half the right hand side of the page, meaning I had to draw the lines of the landscape around him and then digitally shuffle them around to create a meaningful backdrop. Various multiple layers of pre-scanned stock textures and digitally-created shadows helped to mask the worst damage of the past 25 years or so. Now I think this is really 'as complete as she can ever be'...


Master of Yagyu Shadow Clan
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United Kingdom
This one turned semi-pro (semi = not making enough cash from art - yet - to quit the day job) back in 2011. Since then am building a small but solid client base in book cover and illustration works.

N.B. Please don't ask me to produce work for you without any offer of payment. Once upon a time I did do this, when I was half the artist I am now and didn't have regular real-world client commitments and deadlines. If you're genuinely interested, then so am I, so drop me a note and we can discuss details.

Beyond this, the rest of my time is spent running Fenriswulf Books - publishers and purveyors of dark, independent and quirky literature, comics and art.

Main works, apart from the Trinity Chronicles, include the historical (and sometimes hysterical) Scottish comic serial Sword of Lochglen - the first 2 issues of which are available in prnt, or as downloads, at the official 'Lochglen' webpage:

Chaz's dark future graphic novel the Black Flag is now selling well on Amazon Kindle in the UK:…

Our ever-evolving homepage is at:…

Our available books:
Maranatha: Volume 1 in the Trinity Chronicles - Amazon Kindle edition -…

Venus in Saturn: prequel to 'Maranatha', a deep, dark psychological horror:…

Angel of Vengeance:
Fallen angels, exiled demons, and the wrath of heaven and hell converge in blood, violence and twisted humour in modern-day Europe. Illustrated adult (18+) fantasy with a dark edge.…

The Sword and the Ring: a 4-part illustrated re-telling of the epic 'Ring' Cycle - available for Kindle here:… or in print, direct from ourselves (via…

Malaria 9: Our latest Kindle release: sharp-shooting sexy cyberpunk action with liberal doses of satire, horror and humour.…

Current Residence: Middle of Nowhere
Favourite genre of music: Rock/Metal, opera, Scottish folk, film, choral
Favourite photographer: R Nutter, Roy Stuart, Irina Ionescu
Favourite style of art: Line
Operating System: Linux Ubuntu
MP3 player of choice: ATMT 20GB, Creative Zen M 60 GB
Shell of choice: WinFrotz and DOSBox! Win 3.1 PC games FTW!!
Wallpaper of choice: White in the living room, cream in the bedroom
Skin of choice: Tattooed & pierced
Favourite cartoon character: Taarna from Heavy Metal, Balto, Taz, Godzilla, Sam+Max
Personal Quote: I won't crap out.

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Sezamxq Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for the fave!
tiamat9 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2016
Thanks for the favorite. Cheers!
Lord-Retsudo Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
More than welcome ;)
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DanielGrant39 Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2015  Professional General Artist
Nice work.
Lord-Retsudo Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks :D
kingcrowley666 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the fave!
Lord-Retsudo Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Very welcome ;)
QUEENPSYCHOROCKET Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2015   General Artist
:rzero: Welcome to Anarchist'z Garden, thank you for joining the eclectic madnezz:blackrose: Feel free to add new work when you like...Rocket X:kiss:
Lord-Retsudo Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Great, thanks ;)
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