Shaolin Mantis Style Design

Shaolin Mantis Style Design

The Praying Mantis scratches to the beat of Her own turntables. A revamp of my Mantis Style, the Kung Fu DJ design has been updated to Shaolin Style. Inspired by the Get Down, this is closer to my vision now with graffiti and comic book style. This design is up on TeePublic.

2020 Quarantine Gallery

2020 Quarantine Gallery

I've had some serious artist block since last September, then in April things started loosening up. This quarantine thing has really agreed with me. There have been a few outright flat misses but I feel that these represent some improvements in my overall style. The key has been, no matter how happy I am with a result, I can erase and do better. While there is still a ton of room for improvement, I am satisfied with where I am heading... and having just turned 50, I am happy with any progress at all.

Alex Schomburg the Quintessential Golden Age Cover Artist

Alex Schomburg the Quintessential Golden Age Cover Artist

Alexander A. Schomburg was a Puerto Rican born commercial and comic-book artist, whose career lasted over 70 years. Stan Lee considered him to be the best cover artist in the Golden Age of comics. For the most part I feel that the only reason to collect comics from that era is only for the cover [...]

In Search Of: A Sci-Fi/Fantasy Art Book from K-Mart circa 1979

In Search Of: A Sci-Fi/Fantasy Art Book from K-Mart circa 1979

For over a decade, I have been searching for this book. I have vague memories of it, which is odd for me since I have such a vivid memory for inconsequential things. I have no idea what the book was titled, but I do recall certain pieces that stick out in my memory but I [...]

Video: The Art of Syd Mead

Video: The Art of Syd Mead

The Art of Syd Mead If, like me, you love the design aesthetic of Syd Mead then this video is a nice relaxing watch. Looking back at a forward thinker - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edVznYyqpJU There are more people in the world who make things than there are people who think of things to make. Syd Mead