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Mr. Brown

Got hit with the idea to paint Charlie Brown as an adult….

The original painting has sold.

Howard The Duck

Here’s a sketch of Howard The Duck. I’m about to start a small acrylic painting of Howard as a gift for our daughters Doctor.

Crowded House Pics

Here are some pics I took from Crowded House’s performace at the Fillmore Theatre of South Beach. Click each pic to view larger!

Illustration Friday

This page contains illustrations I’ve submitted for Illustration Friday. Please feel free to post comments!

To find out more about IF or to see other illustrators submissions, click here .

LAUNCH June 18,2011

Thought my painting A SHINIER TOMORROW would be a perfect fit for “Launch”

BOTTLED Apr. 8 2011

SPOOKY Oct. 19, 2010:

ACROBAT Sept. 17, 2010:

Here is a somewhat Frazetta inspired sketch for Caged (click to view larger):

The notes in orbit around the bass player’s head from a sketch I just did today fits right into this weeks Illustration Friday!  06-30-10 Satellite:

05-25-10 EARLY:

05-14-10 EQUIPMENT:

05-06-10 COCOON:

Something different from me. This is an illustration I did for  a t-shirt for my 4 year old daughter to wear at the hospital for the birth of our 2nd daughter.

04-15-10 LINKED:

04-08-10 DIP:

Didn’t have a lot of time for this week’s IF so not more than a sketch this week!

03-30-10 RESCUE:

03-19-10 EXPIRED (Click to enlarge):

03-12-10 SUBTERRANEAN (Click to enlarge)

02-26-10: PERSPECTIVE

Flying Tiki has a great perspective of his village!

01-29-10: FOCUSED

01-25-10: CLUMSY

01-15-10: WILDERNESS

01-12-10: CONFINED

01-08-10: RENEWAL

The Tiki God Is Most Amused!

Thought I’d share some of the the Tiki illustrations I’ve been working on lately. I sketched out some idea I had for a Tiki t-shirt at lunch a few weeks ago and that has lead to a number of sketches and finished illustrations. Some of these are available as 5×7 inch canvas prints now and as t-shirts soon. Also soon look for 8×10 matted prints.

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The items you see below will soon be added to our store. They are 5.5″ X 7.5″ canvas prints of my tiki illustrations mounted on stained pine with a hook for hanging. I am making them by hand myself and have yet to determine prices of quanities.  Look for them soon!

Here’s my latest:

Working in this one now (click to view larger):

The original idea and sketch for The Tiki God Is Most Amused:

tiki god sketch

and the final art:

tiki god

 

Here are some sketches/drawings of others I am working on:

Thanks for looking!

Theodore Roosevelt Bully! Illustration

I’m glad to see many people enjoy and buy Bully! products featuring my illustration of President Theodore Roosevelt. As a child, I was always interested in the image of Roosevelt; the large teeth, the mustache, the bulging neck. And of course the battles he fought during the Spanish American War were pretty exciting to read and hear about in school. As an adult I began to sketch him on occasion and was happy with a particular illustration that I think feels somewhat iconic. I titled it Bully! a word that is associated with President Roosevelt and is part of the vernacular of that time. Bully of course meaning excellent or splendid and “Bully for you!” meaning “good for you”.

After people began to buy Bully!, not just on shirts but mugs, magnets etc. I wanted to know a bit more about President Roosevelt and picked up the excellent biography THE RISE OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT by Edmund Morris. The book, the first of a trilogy, chronicles Roosevelt’s life from birth to the assassination of President William McKinley. At times the book reads much like an adventure, as Morris recounts in page turning detail Roosevelt’s time in the Badlands, his many hunting excursions, his pursuit of outlaws and his courage in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. I learned much about Roosevelt’s days at Harvard. The sudden and tragic losses of his father then later his first wife and mother. The thing that left quite a lasting impression to me about Roosevelt, though, was his fearlessness, whether facing down a bear or a fellow Republican.

The second book, THEODORE REX is out although I have yet to read that and Morris is currently working on the final book.

I hope to add more illustrations of Roosevelt to my store soon. Right now you can buy Bully! as well as a pencil sketch as seen below by following the link below.

Zerostreet’s Zazzle Store

Theodore Roosevelt

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