Author Archives: M. B. Weston

About M. B. Weston

M. B. Weston is an award-winning fantasy, pulp, young adult, steampunk, and paranormal author. Her attention to procedure and detail gives her works an authentic gritty, military feel that takes an adventure tale to the level of a true page-turner. Weston’s writing attracts both fantasy and non-fantasy readers, and her audience ranges from upper-elementary students to adults. A gifted orator, Weston has been invited as a guest speaker to numerous writing and science fiction/fantasy panels at conventions across the US, including DragonCon, BabelCon, NecronomiCon, and Alabama Phoenix Festival. She has served on panels with such authors as Sherrilyn Kenyon, J. F. Lewis, Todd McCaffrey, and Jonathan Maberry. Weston has spoken to thousands of students and adults about the craft of writing and has been invited as the keynote speaker at youth camps and at several schools throughout the US.

Niagara Falls Drawing Complete!

I finally finished this one in car line. I could probably go over each part again, but I’m definitely ready to move on to another drawing. I’m also hoping to start getting to more watercolor painting during the days while … Continue reading

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Drawing a Heart and the Importance of Good Equipment

I volunteered at my daughter’s school today and got to drive her home instead of waiting in car line. I didn’t get to start any artwork until around 9:45. I decided to draw a 3D Heart. I have done so … Continue reading

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Drawing a Quick Football and more Niagara Falls

I managed to get through Covid only missing one day of drawing. Yesterday, I completed some more of the Niagara Falls picture, but I wasn’t able to post much. Tonight, I knew I wanted to draw, but I didn’t really … Continue reading

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Trying to Keep Up an Art Habit With Covid Omicron

It took almost two years into the pandemic for me to get Covid. My husband brought it home. Fortunately, we are both vaccinated and I got my booster in December, so our symptoms have been mostly mild. Two things have … Continue reading

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Drawing Niagara Falls: Part 5

I’m looking at my last blog post and laughing on the inside because I said something about how my day was boring. That was Monday. Monday night, my husband came home and said he felt like he might be getting … Continue reading

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Drawing Niagara Falls – Part 4

Some days, Art is totally boring. Like today. Today was boring. Seriously, the most action-packed part of my day happened when I mopped the floors. Anyway, I’m working on this Niagara Falls picture. I’m trying to make it look roaring … Continue reading

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Drawing Niagara Falls- Part 3 (and a lesson learned)

I’m still working on this Niagara Falls drawing. I spent as much time resting today as I could to try to stop this cold before it took root (and it worked btw), so I only spent a few minutes on … Continue reading

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Niagara Falls Drawing – Part 2

Well, I’ve got a scratchy throat. I’m not sure if it’s Covid or not, and finding a testing sight might prove difficult. I will see how I feel tomorrow. Meanwhile, I’ve slowed my exercising down to stretching, just in case. … Continue reading

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Drawing Niagara Falls

I’m back to the old routine of sitting in car line for an hour and drawing. I’ve decided to tackle Niagara Falls, because you know, why do something easy? I’ve been working on this one for two days now. A … Continue reading

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Sketching Distant Dragons and the Importance of Scale

I’m working on a painting for my friend. I’ve painted the mountain-scape, and I want to add a small dragon flying in the distance. I’ve been scouring the Internet for reference photos to get ideas from, and I’ve sketched a … Continue reading

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