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1. Shelter


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2. Small

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3. Optimism - sketch of the day

The Sketch for today concerns optimism. Something we all need.

If you go to my facebook page I am running a competition to win a print of this sketch, you just have to share it and send me a link.



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4. .: Lemur

This is a drawing for a project I´ve been working on.

Este es un dibujo para un proyecto en el que he estado trabajando.

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5. Bear

Amy Huntington -
"Are there bears?" asked June Bug.

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6. Bookhopper

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8. Sqiurrels & Stick Insects

They say everything's bigger in Texas - and when it comes to the local bugs, they weren't kidding. This little (or not so little) guy was hanging out in front of my neighbor's front door for about a day:He's a giant stick insect. It's probably hard to tell from the picture, but he was about 5-6 inches long. Seems he wandered a little too far away from his forest home where I'm sure he's most excellently camouflaged. Hopefully he's since found his way safely back to the trees following his little adventure amongst the man-made.

Realizing I hadn't posted anything in such a long time, I scrounged around a bit for something and came up with this drawing:
This was an unused drawing for a private commission. We opted for something larger and with more characters, which I'll post in the near-future. I still like this drawing and I've got the color well-visualized in my mind for it, so maybe I'll come back to it some day...

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9. Red eyes

One more bug

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10. Bootsy

One more bug, have a nice weekend

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Several projects have kept me from posting in awhile, but this idea has been kicking around for awhile. Sometimes I hear a phrase or certain words and they just conjure a picture in my head. One Saturday afternoon, not too long ago, I had the pleasure of watching the original Scarface on TV, starring Paul Muni. I was actually surprised at how similar it was to Pacino's version. It seems when remakes are made, they take alot of liberties with plotlines, but this seemed almost identical. But I digress... while watching the Muni original, I started to picture the same scenes in my head as played by Pacino... and then I got to the scene where Muni kills his boss Frank... and played back Pacino's Tony Montana calling Frank a COCK A ROACH in my head and it stuck. After an initial sketch that I was very unhappy with, I came up with this, which I'm pretty happy with.

I sketched this in pencil and went over it with my trusted Sharpie, then imported it into Photoshop and colored it. Lately I've been into stippling, so I decided to give the character a little texture on his skin. I also experiemented with the lettering a bit. I was trying to capture that spooky monster slime effect that was popular in the 60's. Those are two techniques I want to play around with and master alittle bit more.

Hope you enjoy it. Let me know what you think. Thanks - Marty

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12. Nervous Tic

I ran into an old college friend the other day and she invited me to display my work in the next show at Psycho Donuts. I've never been there, but I've had a lot of people tell me I should sell my work there. I'm taking it as a sign and said YES! The theme is 'Bugs'. I am having so much fun working on these paintings!

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