Comic Art

Examples of various comic related art I have created.

Shatter (First Comics)

Artwork created from layout to the black and white "camera ready" art before color was added in the traditional method. I produced this art on a MacPlus with 1Mb of RAM and an 800K floppy drive. Only about two thirds of a full page was visible to work on unless you switched to thumbnail mode to see the entire page on a drastically reduced scale. About half the issues were drawn with the standard Mac mouse until a small drawing tablet became commercially available.
Shatter 14 cover
Shatter 14 cover

Cover art for the first computer generated comic book.

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Shatter 9 cover
Shatter 9 cover

Cover art for the first computer generated comic book.

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Shatter 10 cover
Shatter 10 cover

Cover art for the first computer generated comic book.

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Shatter 14 cover (black and white)
Shatter 14 cover (black and white)

Cover art for the first computer generated comic book.

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Shatter interior page art
Shatter interior page art

A sample of Shatter interior page art before color is added.

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Shatter interior page art
Shatter interior page art

A sample of Shatter interior page art before color is added.

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Whitewater Software Manual Art

I was asked to illustrate a software manual with a fully realized comic book to guide the reader through the chapters.
Whitewater Splash page
Whitewater Splash page
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Whitewater interior page
Whitewater interior page
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Whitewater interior page 2
Whitewater interior page 2
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Ralph the Punk

Ralph is an original character born out of doodles on Post-its™ at a law firm temp job. This  character was eventually seen around the world when the music video was placed on the annual SIGGRAPH art show compilation videotape of the best of computer generated animation for 1985.

Advert for Video Beat
Advert for Video Beat

Video store, Video Beat, which sold and rented a lot of music videos asked to use Ralph the Punk to promote the store.

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Ralph the Punk cartoon
Ralph the Punk cartoon

Part of the Ralph the Punk "Love Secrets" cartoon series.

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Ralph the Punk cartoon
Ralph the Punk cartoon

Part of the Ralph the Punk band series of cartoons.

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Ralph the Punk cartoon
Ralph the Punk cartoon

Part of the Ralph the Punk band series of cartoons.

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Ralph the Punk poster
Ralph the Punk poster

A poster commemorating a cross country road trip to the SIGGRAPH convention for the premiere of the Ralph music video.

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Ralph the Punk cartoon
Ralph the Punk cartoon

Part of the Ralph the Punk "Love Secrets" cartoon series.

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Gothic Horror graphic novel 

Artwork done on spec for a proposed Gothic horror graphic novel set in Paris. The client wanted to see sample pages and character sketches.
Gothic Horror page sample
Gothic Horror page sample

Page sample done on spec for a gothic horror graphic novel project.

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Gothic Horror page sample
Gothic Horror page sample

Page sample done on spec for a gothic horror graphic novel project.

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Character Concept art sheet
Character Concept art sheet

Character concept art sheet for a gothic horror graphic novel project.

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Character concept art
Character concept art

Character concept art for a gothic horror graphic novel project.

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Pyre (Full Body of Horror "Drink and Draw")

Concept and finished art used to promote a regular "Drink and Draw" gathering called Full Body of Horror. A series of life-drawing sessions in a bar setting utilizing models made up in horror makeup and costumes. It featured a lead character named Pyre, seen in the sketches and art below.

Full Body of Horror postcard
Full Body of Horror postcard

Postcard art used to promote a regular "drink and draw" event that showcased horror characters for life-drawing sessions.

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Full Body of Horror Character
Full Body of Horror Character

Character used to promote a regular "drink and draw" event that showcased horror characters for life-drawing sessions.

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Full Body of Horror Hero art
Full Body of Horror Hero art

Character art used to promote a regular "drink and draw" event that showcased horror characters for life-drawing sessions.

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