Sunday, January 29, 2012

My interpretation of Martin Powell's "The Halloween Legion"

Check out my interpretation of Martin Powel's 'The Halloween Legion'. It was a lot of fun to create a mixed-media rendering of the characters. Hope ya 'all enjoy!

His amazing book 'The Halloween Legion' has been nominated for three Pulp Ark Awards, including Best Novel, Best Author, and Best Cover (Cover art shown in the link attached below)
Check it out! It's available in both Print & Kindle editions (this is the Print link)

Here's a little on my process.
The original was mostly Pencil, Prismacolor, and watercolor.
It's a little rougher but I do enjoy this version.

My favorite was definitely the cat. I really enjoy his personality. 

I did some line art to really focus on the shape of the characters:
Afterwards I brought the image into photoshop and really pumped up the color, shape, and dimension. I wanted to get a very vibrant Halloween feel and get a lot of personality out of the characters. 
I enjoy all the versions and the final very much.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Friday, January 6, 2012

Playing around with Fairy tale Sketches: "The Little Mermaid"

I've been playing around with Fairy tale sketches....
Here's  "'The Little Mermaid'.

Playing around with Fairy tale Sketches: "Little Red Riding Hood"

I've been playing around with Fairy tale sketches....
Here are my roughs of 'Little Red Riding Hood'.

Playing around with Fairy tale Sketches: "The Frog Prince"

I've been playing around with Fairy tale sketches....
Here are my roughs of 'The Frog Prince'

Poland and USA pin-ups

I'm presently working on a Motorcycle helmet illustration. It's for a friend of mine who is polish-american and I was trying out some ideas with Pin-Up girls. One polish and one american, but of course!
Here are some rough sketches I've started:

I will make sure to show the fully rendered version when it is done!

Eustace Tilley, Do you like Green Eggs and Strand?

My entry for last year's New Yorker 2011 Eustace Tilley book-bag contest.
I created a parody of Dr. Seuss's 'Green Eggs and Ham' meets Eustace Tilley for Strand books.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

I love my Radiator!

I am not a fan of the cold. Hence my radiator love illustration.
Yay for warmthhhh....

Monday, January 2, 2012

Sleepy Cat...

I love tea and PB and J sandwiches but, boy!, do they make me a sleepy cat. Here is my sleepy cat. He's a work in progress. More sleepy cats to come...