J Leigh Nelson

J Leigh Nelson

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jaime3Hi, I’m a book professional-slash-dabbler-in-everything-else in New York City. Thanks for visiting my portfolio. The creations and projects here were created and are copyrighted by me. You’ll find short stories and novels, podcasts and videos, drawings and animation, and, yes, even papier-mâché. On the “Blog” tab, you’ll find the miscellaneous and works in progress (WIP). If you like something I’ve made, why not leave a comment?

Contact: serenityyrd@yahoo.com

Some things about me: I’m about 28-years-old and am from Wisconsin. I like scary stories and good art. I drink Irish breakfast and chai lattes. My favorite color is orange, and not in a passive, adult way. I play the guitar. I collect hats. I wish I had a pet ibex.

Autographed drawing

September 19, 2016

So this happened. The Emmys had a fan art contest, and they picked out one piece of art for James Corden to autograph at the Emmys. They picked mine.

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Book Trailer

July 6, 2016

I drew and animated this book trailer.

Head Butler Article

April 8, 2016

I’ve had my first article on the wildly popular site Head Butler: Mad Dogs (a review of the American remake on Amazon)

Concert Footage: Robbie Fulks

April 6, 2016

More of my footage of Robbie Fulks in Chicago here.

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Concert Footage: Sean McConnell

March 30, 2016

More of my footage of Sean McConnell here.

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Flatter Wacom drawings

March 29, 2016

These two are drawn with the Wacom Pad (lined in ArtRange Lite and colored in Photoshop), but this time I tried a flatter color method. I gave Billy Connolly a little bit of shadow for likeness reasons. Julia Davis didn’t really need it. I have tickets to see Billy Connolly in April. I did the Julia Davis one for my reviews of JAM and Nighty Night.

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Celebrity Photo: Aisling Bea

March 28, 2016

More of my photos of Aisling Bea here.

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Recent Anglonerd Q&As

March 25, 2016

I recently did a couple interviews for Anglonerd.com, which I am pretty proud of. One is with Ben Moor, who is such an amazing writer I can’t even go into it here because I won’t be able to stop. He really took the time to answer my questions in depth, which was nice. The other was with Sam Leifer, who wrote the TV show Plebs, and he was thankfully very specific with his anecdotes, which is what I always want but almost never get. Anyway, give them a read.

Ben Moor Q&A

Sam Leifer Q&A