Category: Portrait

Old Gods Die Hard, portrait of Lemmy Kilmister

This portrait was done for the Motorhead 40th Anniversary show held in Oklahoma City. This is the second time I have painted Lemmy, and the differences in the two painting shows how much my style has evolved over the years. This is the birth pains of the portrait. I love the pose. Elegant and tough…

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Bruce Lee – Savior of the Universe

Bruce Lee was one of the most influential people of the twentieth century. He founded Jeet Kune Do, he was an actor, filmmaker, philosopher, and a helluva cha-cha dancer. Bruce Lee was to martial arts like Jimi Hendrix was to music, they changed everything. I am just a huge fan of his that I am…

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Joe Cocker, Earth Singer

When I heard that the mighty Joe Cocker passed away last December, I decided to start a portrait of him. I wanted to do it differently than my usual portraits. I wanted this one to be full of frantic movement and raw emotion, so I skipped the pencil sketch portion of my process and drew…

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The Transformation of Saint Lou – Final

I let the chaotic version win and this is what happened. This is a simple 2 color painting, but the shadows and highlights make it look like more. The best way to experience this painting is to put on Lou’s album, “Metal Machine Music” at a deafening volume and just stare until the blackout happens,…

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