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The Fourth Doctor!

October 2nd, 2015 | Posted in General

Here’s the final art of Tom Baker as the Fourth Doctor, as it will appear in my upcoming print “The Doctor Will See You Now”. I think I mentioned I was going to rework a couple of the preliminary sketches I did before… this is one of those. READ MORE

The Second Doctor!

October 1st, 2015 | Posted in General

Here’s the final of the second Doctor, Patrick Troughton. Part of my upcoming limited edition print “The Doctor Will See You Now”, onsale after NYCC! READ MORE

The Third Doctor!

October 1st, 2015 | Posted in General

Here’s the Third Doctor, Jon Pertwee! Part of my upcoming limited edition print “The Doctor Will See You Now”, onsale after NYCC! READ MORE

First Doctor Final Art

September 30th, 2015 | Posted in General

Next week is the big debut of my new limited edition print of all 13 actors who have “offically” played the Doctor in “Doctor Who”, and will be titled  “The Doctor Will See You Now”. Here’s the finished version of the first Doctor, William Hartnell. Both he and the second Doctor will be in black and white, while the rest will be in color. Done in pen, brush and ink with digital washes. The limited edition print will be hand signed and numbered 1 to 450 of 450, and will be priced at $25. I will also have 13 “Special Editions”, which will feature a… READ MORE

MAD #536 Real Sneak Peek!

September 29th, 2015 | Posted in MAD Magazine

I must be clairvoyant. Yesterday I posted a small, cropped image as a “sneak peek” from what will be my piece in the next issue of MAD. Hours later News-a-Rama posts the entire article! So, here’s a real sneak peek at MAD #536– “Home Renovations: HGTV vs. Real Life” written by Teresa Burns Parkhurst with art by moi (clicky any to embiggen). READ MORE

Monday MADness- #536 Sneak Peek!

September 28th, 2015 | Posted in Monday MADness

What, oh what could be the subject of the piece I did for the upcoming issue of MAD? You’ll just have to wait until issue #536 hits the stands to find out! It’ll be in comic book shops, subscribers mailboxes, and on the iPad next week, and on news stands everywhere October 13th! READ MORE

Sunday Mailbag- Critics?

September 27th, 2015 | Posted in Mailbag

Q:  Is there someone who evaluates your caricatures? Currently with your experience, do you have bad reviews and do you have to redo caricatures? A: Yes, they are called art directors/clients/customers, and I do and do. Art directors/clients/customers only care about your reputation, experience, accomplishments, track record, longevity, awards, or any other phantom hook upon which your hat hangs insofar as those things may have helped get you the job with them. Otherwise they only care about the piece of artwork you are doing for them. You may have have drawn ten thousand really awesome caricatures, but if your ten thousandth and first is a… READ MORE

Latest Workplace Poster Art…

September 25th, 2015 | Posted in Freelancing

The drawing board really became supercharged this week with a quick turnaround job for Sport Illustrated Kids and a new project for Jeff Dunham, on top of what I already had going. Posting may be light for the next week or so. Above is the art for my latest monthly workplace poster… you can always tell what time of year is on the horizon by the theme of the image. Below is the rough sketch, done digitally. In fact, I’m now doing all these workplace poster illustrations completely digitally, because they are no longer being printed. They are now 100% digital, and get some animation… READ MORE


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