Friday, August 31, 2012

Corporations are people too!

This is a piece I recently did inspired by a Rush Limbaugh rant. Limbaugh was going off because of the new The Dark Knight Rises movie. He believes that the villain of the movie, Bane, is actually a liberal conspiracy to connect Mitt Romney and Bain Capital to the evil mastermind antagonist of the heroic Batman (Obama in Rush's argument). He went on to say all the brain dead liberals will go see this movie and be compelled to dislike Mitt Romney. His argument is beyond ridiculous for many obvious reasons, so I decided to do this piece and illustrate what he believes everyone who sees this movie will be brainwashed into believing. That is if they didn't believe it already.

Monday, August 27, 2012

Matt Beckwith Caricature

Caricature of my friend Matt. We were at a another friends birthday party and it was extremely hot. He got his hair cut there into a mohawk and I had to draw him. Click read more to see the process and original photo.

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Another Celebrity Caricature

Caricature study of Robert Downey Jr. I'm so glad this guy got off the drugs from Due Date to Iron Man and the Avengers and even the Sherlock Holmes series. I can't imagine different actors in those movies if he would have not gotten clean. A lot of train wrecks of actors out there just amazing he came back.

Robbie's Anniversary

A friend of mine asked me to do a drawing for his first wedding anniversary. Apparently the first anniversary you are supposed to give something made of paper. Naturally, he asked me to do a sketch of them from the wedding. I didn't like leaving it as just a pencil sketch so I went back over it with a black marker. I took that drawing and used live trace in Adobe Illustrator to vectorize it and even out the marker strokes. I took the final drawing and had it printed onto a marbled paper which looked really cool. They were both very happy with the end result.

Dark Shadows Illustration

Here is an illustration I did for a DeviantArt contest for the movie Dark Shadows. This piece didn't win, but I still like it and think it will be nice for my portfolio. It was digitally painted in photoshop using images they provided for the contest.

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Random Sketches

Jay Paul from Swamp People
 Will Ferrell
Will Ferrell as Jackie Moon- Semi-Pro

Here's a few sketches done in my toned paper sketchbook.

Friday, August 24, 2012

Digital caricature painting

Here is a caricature portrait I did of Ryan Reynolds. Just a digital painting study. I didn't really finish the clothing but it makes my eye focus on the face so I think I'll leave it like it is for now. Let me know what you think!

Thursday, August 23, 2012

The Ghost Hunters

This is an older sketch of the Ghost Hunters, Grant and Jason. I was messing around with colored pencils and thought the result wasn't bad. It's nice after all the coloring I've done in Photoshop to go back to paper with a pencil in hand.

The Dictator

The Dictator is coming out on DVD soon and figured it'd be fitting post a digital painting I did before the movie came to theaters. I painted this 1. for practice and 2. because they marketed this so heavily I saw it every 5 minutes.

It finally happened....

Well I guess the end is near. I started a blog and apparently it signs me up for google+ as well. Still no facebook page, I don't see that happening anytime soon. For now you can check here for new and old illustrations and artwork.