Game-a-Thoners: Making a Difference Through Gaming

I have been working on all sorts of great art projects lately, but the one that's really near and dear to my heart is this one! The Game-a-Thoner's is a bunch of guys who do regular gaming Marathons of new games in order to raise money for children's charities! They also give their donors a […]

Game Over for Game Stores?

I know it's hard for people to even fathom the end to brick and mortar video game stores, but the truth is in the numbers. In 2012, Consoles (all types) plunged by 21% According to NPD Group, physical game sales fell from $11 billion in 2011 to less than $9 billion last year. GameStop says […]

The Evolution of Gaming: Digital Age

  Now that the dust is starting to settle on the Xbox One and the mob is slowly dispersing, I think it's a good time to start a calmer and more rational look on the future of gaming and why it is that gamers are not ready for a fully digital age. Most of us […]

Paintball Wars: Battle in Avatar Town Box Art project

  I had a wonderful time working with Strange Games for their update on their popular Indie title: Paintball War: Battle in Avatar Town!  Paintball war is a Avatar First Person Shooter with custom paintball guns, levels as well as single and multiplayer modes of up to 15 players online. Lots of great maps! All that fun […]

Crossing Ts

I'm very excited! Recently, I've been working with the Indie Game developer of Strange Games for an update to one of his Xbox indie games. He has been wonderful to work with and it was a very exciting and fun project! I can't wait to share it with everyone when it goes live sometime next […]

Learning Experience

One of my new projects has me very excited because I'm doing something I've never done before. Sprites! Well, not the little fairy type people with wings, but the video game term.  For those of you who don't know, a sprite is the moving objects in a video game. Up till recently, I've never attempted […]

Busy Busy!

As the title says, things have been really busy for me as of late. Juggling projects and a nine month old isn't easy. Thank God for my husband. He has been a Godsend these past few days helping me when he's at home. He is such a good father and husband. I'm a lucky girl! […]

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About Regina Ratliff a.k.a ‘Scout’

IT'S ME I'm a mother, wife, illustrator and part-time blogger. I have been drawing fantasy and sci-fi since I was young. I play D&D and am a huge video game nerd.  Currently, I am working with some amazing Indie Game Developers! (HIRE ME PLEASE! *cough* ) I also do Character portraits of D&D characters, posters of Gamer's characters from MMOs and other RPGs, as well as designing for private individuals. Pretty much anything really to keep me drawing and playing games! I was born and raised in good ol' Eastern Kentucky where art training was extremely sparse. I've had a few very cool mentors through my life on my very long 'mostly self-taught' road, (or what I like to say "World Taught") but it's been a great experience and journey meeting people and learning new things every day! I love hearing from those who visit my blog and my website about both my artwork and writing. So please feel free to email me with any questions you might have or leave a comment if you feel so inclined. May the Game be With You!


Sip And Paint Classes

Franklin Sip & Paint classes are held locally once a month at the Brickyard Cafe in Franklin KY. I teach beginner classes every 2nd Thursday of each month with a new subject scheduled for each class. We will use Acrylic Paint unless otherwise noted on the class schedule. All painting tools, paint and canvases are included! Just walk in and paint! Time and date are updated regularly for each class so check back here or on Facebook to see upcoming class schedules! Each class as limited spots available.  You can find more information on class dates and subjects at our facebook page HERE!

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