Farewell, John Romita Sr.

The pinch-hitter of Marvel’s Bullpen, John Victor Romita Sr. has passed away at the age of 93. He picked up where so many greats left off, at first being tasked with recreating their styles, then eventually he was permitted to embrace his own uniqueness. He went beyond where those who came before but never lost […]

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Akira Kurosawa – Composing Movement

This short documentary about Akira Kurosawa shows what a wonderful eye the director had. His ability to compose a living moment astounds me to this day. I can still barely compose a decent scene for a drawing. He was a wonderful artist and will always be one of the greatest directors in film history. When […]

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Two Weeks On: Less is More

Never have I been this stoked about having less. I only have TWO social media accounts now, on LinkedIn and on Instagram. I am early adopter type, and I’ve been onboard for sites such as the book of faces and the doom scroller of twits. After well over a decade on many of these sites I have finally cut ties. […]

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An Interview with Ramona Fradon

If you’ve been around me, you know that I am a fan of this woman’s style. I adore the whimsical clean lines and her breadth of work. Her work on the 70’s Super Friends title was a gateway into her artwork and loved it. Her interview is fascinating, and I was surprised at her answers […]

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Top Design: 45 Record Adapter

My best-selling design on TeePublic happens to be this 45 Record adapter. I am gob smacked at how many have purchased this design. It’s simple, balanced, and a bit obscure. Only a certain amount of people knows what it is and how it works. Seriously, at the time of this post I have over 1900 […]

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Kirby, Comin’ At’cha

Jack Kirby was the master if the dynamic action comic book cover. He usually had a primary subject with some smaller secondaries or interesting background elements. These are some of the most engaging covers that make you was to purchase the book as they demanded attention.

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Digital Art: Athena

After three and a half days of a sinus headache that kept me down, I return to my drawing tablet with this Greek God. Athena Goddess of Wisdom and War. I was inspired by a piece by Ramona Fradon. This is the first piece in a while that I have felt really good about. Some […]

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