Tag: cool

The Coolness of Mr. Eastwood

Who is cooler than Clint Eastwood? Nobody. Nobody comes close. This image is from his classic, “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly”.  He was cool as ice in that performance. The pencil started off rough, but it captured the attitude and pose I wanted. I never try for perfection in the pencil sketch, I…

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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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