Jack Ghostel Designs

About

Jack v. Ghostel

I'm an artist and photographer known as Jack v. Ghostel. I was born and raised in Queens, NY. I've been drawing since I could remember and I'm proud to be a self taught artist. I picked up digital illustration in 2009, photography in 2015, and watercolor in 2016. I'm currently a freelance artist and this is how I make a living in this crazy city of NYC. Currently apart of ABV (Art By Villains).

F.A.Q

  • How/Where did you learn to draw digitally?
    Simply put, I am a self taught artist. I never took a class or had a mentor. I just watched live streams and experimented with different styles until I got comfortable with one. I'm still learning and constantly try to do new things to improve my artwork.
  • What programs do you use?
    I use Paint Tool Sai for my digital work. I may use Photoshop to adjust some colors and Design Doll when I don't have a reference available to me. 
  • What do you use to draw on the computer?
    I use a Wacom Intuos 4 tablet for my HP laptop.
  • Who are your influences?
    I really look up to Viet-My Bui aka Ravenskar. She is the reason why I started to do digital art and she is the person who drove me to be better. I also idolize the style of Kenneth Rocafort which can been seen in my traditional work
  • How long does it take you to draw a digital piece?
    It normally ranges from 5-12 hours depending on the detail needed. I can do quicker things like speed paintings and cell shading in 1-3 hours.
  • Who is Winston The First?
    The first Winston
  • What tools do you use for your traditional work?
    It varies but I tend to stick to my Sakura inking set, ShinHan Touch markers, Winsor & Newton paints and mechanical pencils. 
  • How do I commission you for artwork?
    Email me at submit.Jackghostel@gmail.com there is also a email form on the contact page.
  • Can I use your artwork?
    You can use my art for any personal use like wallpaper for your devices. You can also use it as references but please credit me. You are NOT allowed to use my art for any commercial use. Please respect that. Do not steal my artwork for your website, mixtape or anything like that. You must email me before any commercial use of my art and get my permission.