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Here you can find my own personal photoblog as an instagram replacement. Content will range from works-in-progress and equipment, to destination tourism and foodie-fun. 

Old Bat Man

Old Bat Man

Portrait of Michael Keaton as the elder Bruce Wayne - a bit battered and bloody but still effective as the "Old Bat Man"Using the portrait as a base for a couple of alt-fan posters musing about a return of Michael Keaton as an Old Bat Man character, possibly in the...

Kylo Ren

Kylo Ren

Portrait of Adam Driver as Ben Solo, also known as Kylo Ren, from the Star Wars sequel trilogies episode VII, VIII, and IX.And an alt-fan version poster of Kylo Ben. These illustrations were created using Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and Corel Painter. Have an...

Ahsoka Tano, revisited

Ahsoka Tano, revisited

Another portrait of Rosario Dawson as the incomparable Ahsoka Tano from the Disney+ series, "The Mandalorian".  I was watching the Disney Gallery episodes about "The Mandalorian" and to hear Dave Filoni discuss his character coming to life on the set of "The...

Baturday, week 8

Baturday, week 8

Sketch portrait of Jack Nicholson as the Joker, from Tim Burton's 1989 classic film "Batman" which set the standard for super hero movies.  I remember seeing this film several times in the theater that summer - it was amazing that Jack Nicholson had signed on to be...

Luke Skywalker

Luke Skywalker

When you illustrate one space twin, you have to paint the other one as well. As a follow-up to the portrait of Leia Organa, I wanted to paint a similarly-style portrait of her brother, Luke Skywalker.  This is a portrait of Mark Hamill in his iconic role as the young...

Han Solo

Han Solo

The third in this series of Star Wars portraits focuses on Harrison Ford as the smuggler, scoundrel, and scruffy-looking nerf herder from George Lucas' universe of Star Wars stories. This tryptich completes the trio of original characters introduced to us in the...

Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction

Portrait of Uma Thurman as Mia Wallace from Quentin Tarantino's cult classic from 1994, "Pulp Fiction". Once the portrait was completed, the concept was to create a pulp fiction paperback cover. The bold type and weathered look aligns with the pulp theme. I used...

Baturday, week 7

Baturday, week 7

Sketch portrait of Jack Napier, also known as The Joker. This is a non-traditional take on the character and was an experiment for me in some new brushes and techniques for the character.This image above was my original concept for the piece; I did not want it to...

Leia Organa

Leia Organa

Portrait of Carrie Fisher in her iconic role as Leia Organa, princess, general, and Jedi, from past 40-plus years of Star Wars stories brought to us by the great mind of George Lucas. I first saw Star Wars in the theater that summer of 1977 - it was a Loews in New...

Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel

This started out, merely, as an exercise in effects and techniques. As I got further into the ethereal effects of Captain Marvel, I continued working with custom brushes, channel operations, and painting to push the sketch a bit further.As I continued to work on the...

Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes

One of the most impactfull movies of my childhood, outside of Star Wars, was Planet of the Apes. It was nothing I had ever seen before and those films led my lifelong fascination and appreciation of science fiction. Watching the films through the lens of 2021 does not...

Baturday sketchcards

Baturday sketchcards

Today Hero Complex Gallery is having the opening of their sketch card show. Unfortunately, I missed out the chance to be part of the show, but that won't stop me from participating in the sketch card fun, so today's #Baturday challenge was a couple of sketch cards...

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