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Mad Max by T-RexJones Mad Max :icont-rexjones:T-RexJones 248 8 Torment and Triumph by T-RexJones Torment and Triumph :icont-rexjones:T-RexJones 151 3 Gollum by T-RexJones Gollum :icont-rexjones:T-RexJones 452 22 The Immortal Iron Fist by T-RexJones The Immortal Iron Fist :icont-rexjones:T-RexJones 139 5 The Ghost Rider by T-RexJones The Ghost Rider :icont-rexjones:T-RexJones 488 21 Security Suit by T-RexJones Security Suit :icont-rexjones:T-RexJones 176 1 We Rebel by T-RexJones We Rebel :icont-rexjones:T-RexJones 196 17 Slimer by T-RexJones Slimer :icont-rexjones:T-RexJones 312 32 Winston by T-RexJones Winston :icont-rexjones:T-RexJones 147 18 Yes, I'm *Doctor* Venkman... by T-RexJones Yes, I'm *Doctor* Venkman... :icont-rexjones:T-RexJones 137 9 Deathtrooper by T-RexJones Deathtrooper :icont-rexjones:T-RexJones 383 21 Axel by T-RexJones Axel :icont-rexjones:T-RexJones 24 4 Jabba the Hutt by T-RexJones Jabba the Hutt :icont-rexjones:T-RexJones 322 11 Jyn Erso by T-RexJones Jyn Erso :icont-rexjones:T-RexJones 97 3 Lando Calrissian by T-RexJones Lando Calrissian :icont-rexjones:T-RexJones 61 4 Dimetrodon by T-RexJones Dimetrodon :icont-rexjones:T-RexJones 148 14


Creepshow Fluffy 3D Model by FoxHound1984 Creepshow Fluffy 3D Model :iconfoxhound1984:FoxHound1984 6 9 Mass Effect Occitania 2: The New Wolfe Pack by ShaunsArtHouse Mass Effect Occitania 2: The New Wolfe Pack :iconshaunsarthouse:ShaunsArtHouse 55 48 zMonsturra KeyShot by dopepope zMonsturra KeyShot :icondopepope:dopepope 120 14 The End lol by Caveatscoti The End lol :iconcaveatscoti:Caveatscoti 215 29 zATOYO head KeyShot render by dopepope zATOYO head KeyShot render :icondopepope:dopepope 195 25 Mars Attack - Rig Test (Video) by FoxHound1984 Mars Attack - Rig Test (Video) :iconfoxhound1984:FoxHound1984 10 5 Mars Attacks 3D Model WIP by FoxHound1984 Mars Attacks 3D Model WIP :iconfoxhound1984:FoxHound1984 10 13 zRYUJIN alternate color by dopepope zRYUJIN alternate color :icondopepope:dopepope 189 26 Recon Table Sensor Console 2 by stfanboy Recon Table Sensor Console 2 :iconstfanboy:stfanboy 2 2 GOW Redemption - Kat Barrick Casual by ShaunsArtHouse GOW Redemption - Kat Barrick Casual :iconshaunsarthouse:ShaunsArtHouse 53 51 Halloween 2016: Godzilla by mooncalfe Halloween 2016: Godzilla :iconmooncalfe:mooncalfe 340 56 The Ninja Turtle by dogmeatsausage The Ninja Turtle :icondogmeatsausage:dogmeatsausage 239 10 Mass Effect Occitania - Toliver Vas by ShaunsArtHouse Mass Effect Occitania - Toliver Vas :iconshaunsarthouse:ShaunsArtHouse 31 7 You got the touch... by thePWA You got the touch... :iconthepwa:thePWA 32 4 zHEARTEATER more alternate views by dopepope zHEARTEATER more alternate views :icondopepope:dopepope 66 19 zHEARTEATER alternate views by dopepope zHEARTEATER alternate views :icondopepope:dopepope 55 9


Tristan Jones
I'm a comic book writerand illustrator from Melbourne, Australia, who was fortunate enough to cut his teeth on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with Mirage Studios and did some work with Titan in the UK on their Turtles comics as well. If you're interested, just hit or, type "tristan jones" into the search bar and Robert's your father's brother! I've also written and drawn the TMNT for IDW since, and was a regular artist and bit-part writer on the Ghostbusters comics. I've also filled in on Hoax Hunters as an interior and cover artist, and just wrapped up work on IDW's Silent Hill comics.

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  • Listening to: The Witch soundtrack.
  • Reading: Comics
  • Watching: Stuff
  • Playing: with myself.
  • Eating: Anything I can find
  • Drinking: paint

It's no secret that I'm drawing lots these days. Everyone here has been a really great support for a really long time now, and the love everyone's shown Aliens has been genuinely overwhelming, and since Aliens, I've been getting asked a lot more about commissions.

I'm not a super fast artist. Some things I can crank out, others not so much. Aliens falls hard into the not so much, and I'm working pretty hard to make sure it's on the "crank out" end of "not so much", and because of the nature of freelancing, work always comes before private commissions -- hence why some have taken so long (and yes, I'm still getting around to those ones too, your patience has been beyond appreciated). Sometimes too, I just don't feel like drawing Wolverine or Galactus, and I'm not going to work on something I don't want to or feel I have to because it'll look like garbage and that does both the commissioner and I a disservice. Yes, I know full well that some of you have been waiting a long time, but I’ve been on something of a career trajectory that’s just gotten busier and busier as things go on. It’s what happens in these fields of work.

The other thing is, I don't like taking money up front, because that compounds the pressure of what I do already (and repeatedly asking adds to that -- though everyone has generally been polite about it -- I have a long memory, so I'm not going to forget your piece; I DO like drawing them and I DO like money). Deposits, sometimes, sure, but the problem with not wanting money or payment up front is that I've had a LOT of people suddenly tell me they can't pay the agreed price, or drag it out, or whatever. It's annoying and becoming too frequent. The people who I've currently got on my list are great and (for the most part) been accommodating. There've been other instances where I've given the money back, because they're just not worth the stress.

That said, this Oz Comic Con will probably be the last time for a long time I'll be taking commissions, and I won't be doing them there at the show. I've got a big arse Alien Queen I need to do that'll take the whole weekend I'm pretty sure (given the panels and trading), so I'm not really going to be able to squeeze much else in. That said, if there IS anyone that wants something done desperately, or has been after a commission for a while and can't make the show, direct message me here and we can see if we can sort something out. Once I'm done with the ones on the current list (which is about ten or so people) and have everything out, that'll be it for a long while while I focus on work, but as I said, I'm willing to add a small handful to the "to-do" pile to a patient few. The way I’ll be working things into the future is I’ll just be drawing what I want to draw as warm-ups every now and then, and if it’s available, it’ll absolutely be up for grabs. No pressure, first in best dressed type thing.

Thanks for hearing me out, thanks for being patient, and thanks most of all for being supportive! See you (maybe) on the weekend for Oz Comic-Con!

FYI: If it's Clayface, you may jump spots in the queue...



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darkartsfart Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2016
Happy Birthday and Happy New Years.
T-RexJones Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2017
Thank you! Happy New Year!
calvinfan Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2016
Happy Birthday! Right in time for the new year.
T-RexJones Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2017
Right?! Thank you!
Estonius Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2016
Happy Date o' Birth!
T-RexJones Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2017
Cheers man!
faytrobertson Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2016
Happy Birthday
T-RexJones Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2017
Thanks Fayt!!
faytrobertson Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2017
np buddy 
ivanprime93 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2016  Student General Artist
Happy birthday and have a happy new year.
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