This is one of my favorite illustrations its called “Feel My Pain.” In it a guy has his new air force ones scuffed on his first day wearing them out side. A tragedy without a doubt. You’ve seen this piece before but now for the first time I’m sharing with you a piece of planning of this artwork. I super imposed the original sketch on top of the actual artwork (somewhat) to show how it all began. This is a peak into my sketchbook. Even if its a pinhole peak.Continue to the rest of the post
By definition style is a particular, distinctive, or characteristic mode of action or manner of acting. To me style is a definition of who you are as an artist. Many things help shape that definition such as where you studied your craft, which artists inspire you the most as well as what constitutes art in your eyes.Continue to the rest of the post
I’ve been working with NestEgg Builders for close to 8 years now and we’re always coming up with new ways to reach out to agents and help them make their business easier with fantastic back office support. Back in ’04 we created Earl E. Bird, a mascot for fiscal and smart financial planning. If you go to his site www.earlebird.com you’ll find a blog dedicated to educating the consumers on how to invest wising in the future. The concept is take the MetLife campaign with Snoopy and flip it on its ear. With a crazy cast of character we plan on changing the way the American Saver buys annuities for there retirement. After the break you can see the rest of characters created to accompany Earl on his journey.Continue to the rest of the post
There are many things that I excel at: Illustration, graphic design, making women laugh, playing StarCraft 2, being a good dad… The one thing that has always escaped me these many years has been my ability to paint. My skill in that is god awful. I’ve tried time and time again and I just get frustrated. So over the weekend. I bought a set of acrylic paints, brushes and a pad with the goal to do like I did with everything else… teach myself how to paint. Eventually I’ll take a class but for now I’ll just mess around and see what transpires. What do you think?
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If you’ve been following my Facebook Page The Atlas of Pope, You would get the latest info on new projects that I create. Lately I’ve been doing a lot of T-Shirt design and art shows. I’ve decided to create more art on a more frequent basis with hopes of keeping my work circulating and your interest high. First up is my Carmen Sandiego shirt inspired by a meme I saw last week with Waldo with the same concept. I saw and immediately thought of her. Boom, bam, new t-shirt. Don’t forget to buy a shirt or sticker right this instant.
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Prohibition NYC will be my fourth show this year. That sounds amazing every time I say it. I’ve been working really hard on projects to get them up to par for these shows and I’m really proud of this new show I’m apart of. This will be my second show working with the fine folks over at Whiskey Glass Studios as we build our relationship our shows become tighter in theme, concept and execution. Exploring themes of sexuality, addiction and promiscuity, you won’t see these pieces floating around on Yahoo or Disney Channel.
Although a little short notice, you still have four days to cancel your plans and come to show to see the artwork of my fellow show mates: Antoine Young, Jaclyn Amor and Manana Saralidze. Show opens at 8pm at Ella Lounge in NYC. I’ll be there early if you want to meet me for the first time or just catch up. Prints and Original artwork will be for sale. Come down and have a drink with me, see some all new Pope Art, I guarantee you won’t be disappointed.Continue to the rest of the post