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The Drawings Awaken by grantgoboom
The Drawings Awaken
Happy 2016, everyone! Trying to get my rear in gear after a crazy holiday season. Hoping to bring you LOTS more art in '16 than I did in '15. Thank you all for your support, and keep your eyes on my site ( and all my various social media places... Here are some random TFA doodles/drawings from the past few days. Trying to shake off some cobwebs. :) More art coming soon!


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Grant Gould
Artist | Professional | Varied
United States
I'm a freelance artist based in Minnesota. My primary clients include Lucasfilm ( kids' features and official Clone Wars web-comics, as well as the Klutz books "Draw Star Wars: The Clone Wars" and "Draw Star Wars: Rebels," etc.) and Topps (Star Wars Illustrated: A New Hope, Star Wars Illustrated: The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars Galaxy, Indiana Jones, Lord of the Rings, Halo, and many others). I'm also the creator of "The Wolves of Odin," a graphic novella originally published by Super Real Graphics (, now available on Comixology), as well as the fantasy game Blade Raiders.
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Bunnyelizabethx Featured By Owner 15 hours ago  New Deviant
I really like your art! 
barneyjones123 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow your artworks looks neat and by the way have to tried to ask marvel if you like to be an artist for the star wars variant covers or something?
KrakenGuard Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2016
Out'a curiosity, got any plans on doin' Bolg one of these times? ^^;
Or at least the one from Desolation of Smaug/Battle of the Five Armies? ^^;
Fwo0sh Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Just found your art and I'm thoroughly enjoying it! You've earned yourself another watcher, keep it up!
toht981 Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
Hello Grant. I just wanted to ask what you had to fulfill to become a freelance illustrator, because I've been thinking of freelance as a career option. 
grantgoboom Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2016  Professional General Artist
There's no good answer for this. You just have to make the jump when you think the time is right. It's really tough to make it on freelance work alone. My recommendations: make sure you have at least two regular clients lined up, make lots of additional contacts (companies/editors) and talk to them regularly, and if possible, have a bunch of money saved up so that you can pay some bills during those SLOW months... There will be many, many SLOW months where you'll have no checks coming in. :) It's fun to do what you love, but it's harder than most people think to go full freelance and leave the security of a regular, weekly or monthly paycheck.
Skubis Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2016  New Deviant
Great work!
romulusbruno Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2015  Professional Writer
Whoa, Grant Gould! I haven't seen your work since I was a wee lad scouring livejournal for cool art.
RSH26oct88 Featured By Owner May 31, 2015  Professional General Artist
Dude you look like you know about Star Wars Stuff, can you answer my questions?…
RSH26oct88 Featured By Owner May 31, 2015  Professional General Artist
I asked Sharon Stone (Tladyjessica) over there because she said she was a starwars nerd but she didnt answer my questions.
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