Sunday, November 14, 2010

The Muscle

So what do you get when you mix an old sketch, hints of the late, great Telly Savalas, Ving Rhames, and a 50's era longshormen?
This guy, I suppose.
I just started painting and this is what eventually sorted itself out. Reminds me of some kind of goon from the gangster pictures from the 40's, maybe I'll paint his boss sometime.
Thanks for stopping by,


Here's a little sketch of some kind of tough guy, not much to it other than it being a random doodle...
He became the basis of a painting, soon to follow.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

The Iron Horse

And here's the finished art.
I wanted to keep the blog as pretty much sketch, concept stage art, but what the heck.
I thought an early evening light would be appropriate.
This one's for my Grandfather,

The Iron Horse

I've always wanted to do a painting of Lou Gehrig, one of my all time favorite ballplayers.
Here's the pencil...