I'm currently working on a music video. It's... heavy. Musically, yes--it's for a metal song after all. But that's not what I mean. The content--some of it shot by me, some provided to me for use in this video--has an emotional gravity to it that is making it tough to work on. I can see... Continue Reading →
Ars Gratia Artis
Something that's been bothering me lately is the tendency of others to always make art about money. Before I go any further, I want to clearly state that I'm absolutely in favor of artists of all mediums being compensated fairly for their work, and that the above statement is relevant to a specific phenomenon I've... Continue Reading →
Because History Is Cooler Than Fantasy:
I've made this "Valkyrie" (or Norse female warrior) t-shirt design available on Teespring. (The mock up above is different in scale than the actual shirt, due to print limitations, but I like the Teespring link better.) The text on the back is a bit of verse from Darraðarljoð, or the Weaving Song of the Valkyries,... Continue Reading →
I've posted this piece before, but gave it some graphic design love.
Art: Boris Karloff as The Mummy
Turned out another charcoal piece this evening: Boris Karloff as The Mummy. 24"x18" charcoal on paper.
Art: Vincent Price
I'm slowly working through a series of charcoal portraits. Last night's bout of insomnia had me spend some time with Vincent Price.
Art: Portrait of Picasso
This is a charcoal portrait of Pablo Picasso that I was doing. Technically, it's a work-in-progress, but someone who saw it in this state fell in love with it and ended up buying it as-is. This isn't the full piece; it's actually an 18"x24" piece, with a lot of my grid marks and pencil... Continue Reading →
Just a quick sketch I did of a Vendel noble warrior.