Sunday, September 28, 2008

Casshern You have been on my mind.

Some recent work and also, check our Required Assembly for others!

Saturday, August 2, 2008

The Portrait of the Artist as a 22 year old

The Scanners to far away. There will be a scan of this coming soon, for now... Courage...Also cuz i wanna play the game...

Fat Princess!!! I support this game cuz i support fun!


Sunday, July 13, 2008

Give me something to rely on

After a recession in posts heres two new things. An entry for a contest and an idea for the theme over at Required Assembly. First the book illustration,

And the process for the book thing, It's Catcher in The Rye, here


Thursday, May 22, 2008


I couldnt show what i was working on yet and by tomorrow I meant in a week or so. Graduation things, shows, framing are taking up most of my time for the next few days. Here's a piece for the "Square Foot Show" going on in the Galaxie studio in 2 weeks.This painting is kinda deep on my thoughts about it. Kirby, Pope, Smith, and many other artists influenced it. I was challenging myself to use only brush and ink on this one, trying to get myself to steady my hand yet keeping a loose quality to the painting. If your in Chicago stop by the show.


Tuesday, May 13, 2008

For Reals

Also I have a fancy new website! check it out, it's full of the prettiest pictures!


Some recent pieces that i have done for required assembly. Green Lantern and Techy Batman.

Tomorrow I'll post up some new storyboards i'm working on for a project. A real project.

Friday, April 18, 2008

You take the airy boat ride

Apparently, there was an earthquake in Chicago last night. Around 4 in the morning. I slept through thee entire thing. I think thats cool yet scary.

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Kirby Unleashed

Because I really did not like the background colors and she likes it better.

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Where did you go?

I've been wanting to do some more digital paintings, so here's a quick digital painting for Jodi. Because she requested it.

Tuesday, April 1, 2008


Inspired by all the stuff about Jack Kirby coming out, for example the magazine and the book that is his biography. Also by the Paul Pope stuff I saw of the avengers and then stumbling upon his sketches of Kamandi i decided to do my own piece of Kamandi.


Friday, March 28, 2008

Every Empty Word I Said...

A quick post and a quick sketch.
Mr. Miracle RIP.


Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Far Too Many Things

A painting of the lone ranger. Maybe I'll do a series. I may come back to this character, because I wanted to do something bigger and more close-up. We shall see.
P.s. More Cta spottings coming soon.

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Doo doo dadada da doodoo HA

Here is a quick sketch i did while playing around with wolf pencil. I present, The Phantom... in a more traditional pose.

Friday, February 29, 2008

How about a cover?

Here is the art for the cover of my portfolio. Graphics to come later, because i'm working on them now.

Thursday, February 28, 2008

Spottings on the CTA

Here are some sketches that I've made while commuting to school. Thought some people might dig it. And to point out "one of these things is not like the other". Now that song will stick with me for at least have the day.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

She'll Make You Sweat in the water

So no new pieces but new sketches coming soon. And I'm also planning a Madman piece. So This post isn't gonna have any images attached to it. This is pure unadulterated me. So yeah a lot of things in this man's brain, Portfolio, Career Goals, Women, The End of School. The End of School, it's weird because normally nearly half our lives are taken over by it. So just gotta be prepared to jump to the next cliff and not look down.

Alright idea time:
-Comic Book Style
-Tales To Astonish format (or something to that effect)
-Have pages laid out like comic pages but not too busy so the audience can tell that they are looking at storyboards.
-Tagline idea "Attack Of The Marbotics"
-Have a Column of images on the Left hand of the cover with characters in the SB's
-Have a Vintage Comic feel to the entire layout
-Use a Wooden Portfolio(similar to rod's, yeh, i know rod i know)
Storyboards for Yeah Yeah Yeah's song "Phenomena"
-One Rotating Cube with several screens all of which change during the course of the song
-images will interchange between the band playing and a man going through weird occurences in his life.
-Things that happen to the man he touches his nighttable while getting up and it melts
-Looks in the mirror, his eyes light up.
-On beat the cube comes into view while rotating and the man is trying to escape a room but everything he touches melts or turns to glass or something to that extent.
-This would be best displayed as an animatic thinking about it right now.

Alright that's it for idea time right now.
Going to sleep
Hope my pictures turn out,

Thursday, January 24, 2008

There will be no right or wrong

Listening to canadian music soothes me it seems. That and reading Madman. Just kinda gives me a bright outlook on life and gets me thinking positive. A long while ago i wanted to talk about artists and people who influence me. Always trying to get better is what we're always going for some of these people and artwork just inspire and influence me.
Alright first up is Mike Allred comic give me a great feeling and make me believe in people, and it's a good thing that i have such great people around me. Will Eisner with his creation of the spirit just get me in the mood for retro and silly ideas that work great. James Jean's work is a huge inspiration because he has such a beautiful distinct style that pulls you in and the compositions make you look at every aspect of the piece. A lot of writers influence and inspire just because of the relationships that they write about and how they work authors such as Cory Doctorow and Irvine Welsh are great sources for this.
Obviously there are many more visual, audio, and thoughtful influences on me but that list is so long and I'm gonna litter them among these posts because if i try to feed it in here it may sound monotonous.

New Art from moi.
A "Magnus the Robot Fighter" piece

And The Skull Cave from the Phantom

Friday, January 18, 2008

Thats warm sweet and delicate

In one of my classes right now so this post is covert so far. Here are some sketches that I have done from old vintage photos, digit? Dig it.