Posts Tagged ‘artist

07
Jun
09

Artist to Watch – Douglas Frey

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Douglas Frey goes by the screen name of Darkwaterfrey over on the Deviant Art page and produces some of the most amazingly detailed pieces. If I remember correctly I first stumbled upon Doug’s work while surfing through other people’s friends pages over on Livejournal, where for a long time I maintained a blog and followed others.

I think what probably got my interest the most was his series of Katmandi pictures. I am a HUGE Jack Kirby fan and his comic Kamandi is to this day one of my all time favorite works by him. When I saw Doug doing these pictures with a new take on the character I just had to keep watching in the hope of seeing more. Doug has since gone on to complete a whole story based on Katmandi which he then did a small print run of (Which reminds me, I never got around to ordering a copy of that… Have to get on that!)

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The way in which Doug does his coloring is wonderful. In a world over run with digital coloring it is nice to see someone still creating in a good old fashion real medium! Water color is something that I have been playing around with as of late, so I know how hard it is to use. Doug makes it look perfect. He creates a level of excellance in these pages that I dream of reaching!

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31
May
09

Artist to Watch – Amy Mebberson

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Deviant Art Page

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Another fine artist that I probably would have never been exposed to if not for her page on Deviant Art. Amy is a former Disney artist who is now working producing Pixar and Muppets comics for Boom Studios.

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Like Katie Cook’s art Amy’s art has that playful fun feel to it that I think is missing in so much of the art these days.

In her picture Nightcrawler once again has that feel of a playful elf and not a troubled demon that all the stories seem to want to portray him as these days.

Since I have been picking up the Boom Disney/Pixar/Muppets books I am sure the little red and I are going to be getting to enjoy her art a lot more in the coming months!

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The piece of hers that is my favorite right now has to be this quickie pic of Uhura (click image to be taken to a larger version.) It has that old Childrens book painting feel to it that I am so into right now! I am really hoping to see some more posts from her in this style in the future…

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UPDATE : Since I started writing this I have found out via previews that she will be handling the art on Muppets : Peter Pan and Monsters Inc.
I am really excited about the Monsters Inc. book, Monsters Inc. and the Incredibles are my two favorite Pixar films!

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05
May
09

Doctor Who????

Semester is almost over. New stuff coming very soon.

Until then all I can say is that this is freaking brilliant.

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Doctor Who???

23
Apr
09

Vote for Ryan PLEASE!!!!

If you havent already you should go check out my E-Friend Ryan’s comic and vote for it on Zuda! http://ping.fm/04iGP

He would really appreciate it and so would I!!!

02
Apr
09

I am so pathetic…

I know I have not been keeping up with posting to the blogs and all that, just a lot more work this semester then what I was counting on… I promise to fix that soon!

For now here is a real cool little video you should check out…

30
Mar
09

Artist to Watch – Patrick Schoenmaker

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Blog

A lot of the artist I follow I first found from their work on doing sketch cards for various trading card sets.

081106_moseisley01_smallPatrick Schoenmaker is one of those artist. I am not really sure if I can explain what it is about his work that I like. There is just something about it that appeals to me. So seriously take a couple minutes and just go out there and check out what he does!

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27
Mar
09

Reasons I dont do a ustream broadcast of me drawing like all the cool artist are:

I have been watching some cool artist stream a video feed as they work as of late….
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1. Although I am getting better, I dont think I am that good yet.

2. I would be constintly inturupted by littleduck.

3. I have a tendency to draw with my nose just inches from the paper so the camera wouldnt see much.




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