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.
It’s no surprise that I watch a lot of Sci-Fi. I was watching an episode of Star Trek: Voyager that is focusing primarily on the character of Neelix. A Talaxian “Jack of all trades”, expertly portrayed by Ethan Phillips. It is actually the final episode that Neelix is in. I then reflected on how the character [...]
This knock-off figure, Femme Stellarii by Suckadelic, is a beautiful example of a mashup. The wonderful packaging is Leia's head, on a Wilma Deering (Buck Rogers in the 25th Century) body, with legs from another source that I cannot identify yet. For the future, it's clearly a Micronaut with a silver metal-vacced Leia head. [...]
I wanted to recreate the Earth Defense Directorate armband from 1979's Buck Rogers in the 25th Century. I've alway like the design and how it symbolized unity. Sure it's not very "futuristic" but in the 70's it had a very 80's feel so I'll call that a win. I may, or may not, turn [...]