Monster Fridays – Week 2

Monster Fridays by Popephoenix for Popephoenix.com

First things first, YES, Pope just drew a wolf man. I know this and you know this let’s move forward. When drawing this week’s monster I went through a couple of phases and started landing on this form which I liked. I thought it looked cool so I just kept building on it. In the end I realized it was just another fricking wolfman. So there you have it. Rawr! How I got here after the jump…

If you didn’t know, here’s a little back ground on how I create these monsters. I don’t sketch these guys out in my book or photoshop. These are drawn completely in illustrator and built out of shape placement and clever use of the pathfinder tab. Once I see an idea building, I start formulating a plan and compounding on that idea. This one was basically me going “This looks like a wolf, freak that shit!” so yea… The next Monster Fridays will be completely original… mostly.

Also, another note, Village Mondays will be cancelled indefinitely, at first I thought it was cool but after the first one I realized I didn’t have that much fun doing it. So it’ll just be Monster Fridays from this point on. Hope you’re not too disappointed. See ya next week. Lots of posts next week.

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Popephoenix

Popephoenix is the moniker of William Pope. After learning my name is synonymous with art & design and many other illustrators have the same name. I came to the decision; in order to stand out in a crowd of artistic men named William Pope I had to assume a pen name. Popephoenix was born… or resurrected. Which ever is cooler in your head.

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