Sunday, October 3, 2010

Stephen King's 'The Stand' Artwork

Just finished reading "The Stand" by Stephen King, one of his greatest works, and was inspired to do artwork of the characters. The first one is the majority of the main cast of the book - (Top, left to right) Ralph, Tom, Nick Andros, Mother Abagail, (Left, left to right) Glenn "Baldy" Bateman and Kojak, Stu "East Texas" Redman and Frannie Goldsmith, Harold Lauder, (Right, left to right) Leo "Joe" Rockwell, Nadine Cross, Larry Underwood, (bottom) and of course, Randal Flagg, aka the dark man, aka the walkin' dude, aka Richard Fry, aka Russel Faraday, aka Legion, aka whatever you want - the bad guy. I originally didn't picture this piece coming out the way it did, I imagined it more wide than tall, and I imagined Flagg covering the entire center from bottom up to Nick's crew. I'm pretty damn pleased with the way all of these came out though, and am proud to say that, although I colored it on the computer, every last bit of it was done by hand - no pre-set shading or textures or cheep Photoshop garbage. All just hand and mouse. I really hope you enjoy this one, I spent a good deal of time on this this past week.
The next one is of my personal favorite character from Stephen King's "The Stand", Nadine Cross. I felt SO bad for Nadine in this book. Everything goes wrong for her and none of it's her fault at all. Well, since she is my favorite character, I decided to do a lone picture of the lovely Miss Cross, and it took me surprisingly quick. Enjoy.
Here are all the little bits and pieces of the first pic so you can see them in all their glory and detail.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

The Wario Ware Crew


Here's the cast of the first few Wario Ware games. These games are just fun - fun concept, fun characters, fun cut scenes, fun music, fun everything. These characters are the staff of the game company WarioWare, Inc. Wario creates the company as a scheme to make a ton of money and has his buddies help him. The characters pictured here are - Wario, clad in his biker attire, Mona, a scooter driving babe who can never hold a steady job, Jimmy T., a disco dancing dude, 9-Volt, the oldschool gaming elementary schooler, his big homie, 18-Volt, The Diamond Cab cabbies, Spitz and Dribble, Kat and Ana, the kindergartener ninjas, Dr. Crygor, the crazy scientist with a secret island lab, Orbulon, the migdet alien, Ashley, the bratty little witch, and Mike, the living karaoke machine. Kind of not too proud of how the major picture came out. It's a little too empty and wide, but oh well. I worked my ass off the past 2 days to bring you this picture, so you better enjoy it. If you've never played these wacky games, give em a try.

Sunday, August 15, 2010


Here's my Clayfighter tribute. Clayfighter was a comedy/fighter game series in the 90s that had a cast consisting of wacky clay creatures created by Bessy, a meteor dripping with ooze that crashed in Playland, Mudville USA. Though Clayfighter 1 played very badly, Clayfighter 2 (C-2) Judgment Clay was an awesome game that almost all gamers hate on with no real rhyme or reason. From most reviews I've seen and conversations I've held about it, it seems most players didn't even play enough to even understand what they were doing before they made their opinion. When you stop being a hater and play C-2 and actually get good and pay attention, I feel you can notice that it is actually one of the most superior fighters for it's time in terms of gameplay and programming. The CF series also has, in my opinion, the most memorable and interesting roster of characters out of any fighting series. C-2 Judgment clay and all Clayfighter characters were a huge part of my childhood (I was obsessed with C2 in 1995) and C-2 still remains my favorite game ever, so I only felt it a must to do a CF art. The characters pictured are - Bad Mr. Frosty, Taffy, Tiny, The Blob, Blue Suede Goo, Ickybod Clay, Helga, Bonker, Nana Man, Octo Head, Googoo, Hoppy, and Kangoo. The background is wads of gum I chewed and blended together like a weirdo, then scanned to give an extra oozy effect. Hope you enjoy the few and proud Clayfighter fans.
(As for the ones on N64, they had cool character concepts and amazing sculptors, but everything else about them was crap and a hugedown-grade from C-2)

Thursday, July 22, 2010

X-Men Artwork

Here's a collection of drawings I did of the X-Men in their early 90's cartoon style. Featred in these drawings are - Wolverine, Jubilee, Cyclops, Jean Grey, Rogue, Gambit, Storm, and Beast.

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Megaman X Bosses

Here are the eight maverick boss characters from Capcom's Mega Man X for the SNES. I thought these guys were awesome the second I first saw them on the select screen in '95. This was one of my favorite SNES games, and though the MMX series got very stale after a while, forcing me to lose the previous respect I had for it, MMX1 still remains a great game and a nostalgic classic to me. The robots pictured here are -
Launch Octopus
Sting Chameleon
Armored Armadillo
Storm Eagle
Spark Mandrill
Chill Penguin
Boomer Kuwanger
Flame Mammoth
I guess Sting C. is my favorite, though it's hard to say becausr Armored Armadillo and Boomer are awesome too, as well as Spark Mandrill & Launch, and, hell, it's too hard to decide. They're all badass. Enjoy.

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Nintendo Ladies Picture

Around the holidays I did a quick drawing of Nintendo villains and posted it on my Deviantart account. I decided to continue the series with a piece showcasing a handful of the badass brauds from various Nintendo games. This picture took me mad time to do - for three days I was working on this almost every hour I wasn't asleep or at work. Since I was lazier with my art earlier this year, a lot more time and work went into this one than my villains pic. Pictured in this poster-like picture are -

Dixie Kong

There were a handful of others I planned to feature, like Nabooru (to add to the colection of babes from the greatest Zelda game ever) and Anna (Mother) but they would mess up the flow of characters and number and all. I also was thinking of putting in Wendy O. Koopa, but decided to not do villains since a giant Mother Brain would kind of ruin the current charm of the picture. Hope you enjoy.