Sunday, May 24, 2015
Here are some fun pencil sketches I did for the fine folks at Sesame Workshop! The gang wanted me to provide a new look for the ever-hungry Cookie Monster, and here were my ideas! I wanted a very "loose" and animated look for the Muppet, and tried to get that chaotic feel in these sketches! Click each below to enlarge!
Monday, February 2, 2015
Here are a few of my pieces created for the BATMAN-THE MASK OF THE PHANTASM animated movie style guide! A style guide is a big book of approved images that companies and interested manufacturers can use on merchandise, and many of my drawings ended up on posters (see below), magazine covers, towels, toys…..Click images below to enlarge!
Images below: It's me, posing with a few posters that made use of my designs!
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Here is an interesting bit of work, culled from a 2005 comics story, created for an online romance comics firm, who presented the pages in an "online novel" format (hence the horizontal orientation)! The actual tale ran about 20 pages, but here are some select boards from the story, all about a shy tech-savvy "geek" who never appreciated the wonderful gal right in front of him! But, all ends well for both of the star-crossed lovers! Click each image to enlarge!
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Check out this nice segment from the RACHAEL RAY SHOW, spotlighting the terrific TUGG comic book, Tugg himself, and his (and his master's) animal rescue efforts surrounding it! My colossal cover art is featured throughout! Click below to watch!
Below: After being approached to provide the cover for this charity comic book (one created to fund Tugg's animal rescue efforts), I turned in these pencils, featuring an homage to an early 70s's SUPERMAN cover by Neal Adams (inset)!
Below: The inked version of the cover! I remembered to add a tail for Tugg!
Below: The final cover! What happened to Tugg's tail? Wanna learn more about Tugg's mission? Just click here!
Below: Me, showing off the terrific TUGG t-shirt! Note who the mysterious tail has returned!
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Here are some rough product concept sketches for some superhero-themed Christmas ornaments! The idea was to create several fun design ideas that also incorporated the character's powers, friends, foes, and props! These were very quick color comps, commissioned by the Hallmark and DC Comics folks! Click images below to enlarge! See more here!
Friday, October 17, 2014
Here's another "just because" project I did for some old friends, as a surprise! I used pics of this happy couple, then worked up an inked drawing, scanned and printed that artwork onto sturdy art board, then used watercolors to complete the portrait! They were very pleased and surprised to receive the illustrations! Lots fun! Click below to enlarge!
Below: The inked illustration, ready for colors…
Below: The finished watercolored portrait!