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.
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.
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 [...]
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