AI and Children’s Book Creation

I recently received a comment from a Linked In user on my shared article about collaborating with Adobe Firefly on a portrait: Is generative art held in the same regard as hand rendered work? Would the audience have a negative or adverse response to generative art compared to hand rendered work?  The question came from […]


Can generative AI be used to help an artist set up a composition or concept for an illustration? I’ve been experimenting over the past number of months with various generative AI tools and trying to sort out my own feelings and thoughts regarding Generative AI. I used Adobe Firefly as the Generative AI target here. […]


Painting of the Witcher

Can we use AI in an ethical way as artists? Can it become a valuable tool for us under the right circumstances or is it all evil? I recently came across a video by the Corridor Crew on YouTube. We Made Famous Cartoons Into REAL Humans. This video is a year old, and you […]

Teaching Portrait Drawing to Youth

I have recently been teaching portrait drawing to young artists at the Leduc Arts Foundry in Leduc, Alberta.  I’m going to be helping out there for the Youth Drop in on Tuesdays now and then. I’m also looking at running some workshops there focused on portraiture. I love teaching. I have had the privilege of […]

Ghoster Heights Graphic Novel Giveaway – Downloadable Colouring Pages

We’re giving away 3 copies of Ghoster Heights.To enter, download these Ghoster Height Colouring pages and follow the instructions below the images. GHOSTER HEIGHTS-COLORING PG3 GHOSTER HEIGHTS-COLORING PG2 GHOSTER HEIGHTS-COLORING PG1 To be entered into the giveaway, follow the instructions on the post @coreylansdell on Instagram or twitter This contest will run until Friday Nov […]


Ryan Reynolds as Valan Luca

We’ve all had those seasons in life where you just can’t seem to stay on top of everything. I kind of hate that season. But I do it to myself. I tend to want to do everything and I also find that my nature to pursue excellence pushes me to get scattered at times. Often, […]

Ghoster Heights, the graphic novel distributed by Simon & Schuster


It’s happening, the story I co-wrote, Ghoster Heights, the graphic novel distributed by Simon & Schuster is nearing launch! It’s truly amazing to think that you will be able to go and buy this story that my cowriter, Kelly Mellings, and I have poured ourselves into over the past couple of years. What a great […]

IS THE PATTERN UNRAVELLING? Review of Season 1 of the Wheel of Time

As you may know, most fantasy stories follow a universal structure known as the hero’s journey. The structure looks like the following: the hero begins their life in the normal world, unforeseen circumstances invite them to consider leaving this world, they refuse the call, circumstances then force them out, they go into a new world […]

The Eye of the World Fanart

Preview of a painting of The Eye of the World featuring Josha Stradowski as Rand Al'Thor

“I deny you. You have no power over me, and I will not kneel to you, alive or dead.” Rand Al’Thor – The Eye of the World – Robert Jordan. Josha Stradowski is an excellent Rand. Both in appearance and execution. Aside from whatever objections I have about the writing of the TV show I […]