A few different portraits in a few different styles. The subjects are beloved friend and family, some divas and icons, and a few fictional characters.
"Debbie Jellinski Addams, Wife & Psycho" or "She Wasn't Sick, She was Sloppy." Joan Cusack in one of my favorite performances: Debbie in Addams Family Values. Illustrator & Photoshop.
"Dawn Davenport: Married Life" The great Divine as Dawn Davenport in John Waters' "Female Trouble". This was a gift for my partner on our fifth anniversary. Illustrator & Photoshop.
A quick tribute to the great Robin Williams. Pencil, ink & watercolor.
"Jinxie the Vampire" My ultra-cool niece as a vampire, and wearing glam makeup for the first time. Illustrator.
"Cousin Crystal" My strong and beautiful cousin, in character as Rosie the Riveter for her family's beer label. Illustrator & Photoshop, from a hand-drawn sketch.
"Hester Prynne" An art deco interpretation of the heroine of Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter", built around a beautiful typeface designed by Missy Austin. Illustrator.
"The Winans Family" Bernie & Lisa Winans & I worked together in a great little studio they ran in Sabre Springs. They're great friends and huge Disney fans. Illustrator, from a hand-drawn sketch.
"Mr. Buttons" Illustrator, from a hand-drawn sketch, found-image collage and inlaid antique Bakelite button eyes (simulated here).
"Stormy" Found in a storm drain, the cat with a faithful heart and a fist full of razors. Illustrator, from a hand-drawn sketch.