Stuff About Me


My life is literally based on the movie, The Wizard. Except i'm not as autistic as that guy. I'm 31. I draw stuff in conjunction with working for a living, and i have a pretty remarkable world record in a video game that not a lot of people know about. I think i also mentioned that i draw things.

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Commissioned Artwork FAQ

Are you interested in commissioning me for artwork? Click here to email me for more information.

What will it cost me?

These are my standard starting rates for custom artwork.

Everything starts at a base rate of $50. Rates increase based on complexity, time, and use of image requested. Oh, and after we talk about it, if we're serious about working, due to being burned in the past, i now require half payment up front before any artwork is started.

I will provide one free revision (that is, i send you a digital watermarked proof, you tell me what you do like, what you don't, and i revise it if needed.) with every commissioned piece. Every piece of artwork that requires further revision will come at an additional $5.00 per piece.

I'm doing this as a side venture to supplement income, until something like this can prove itself fruitful enough to pay all my bills and kept me fed, warm, and with internet.

I want you to draw (...fill in with something i'm not gonna draw.)

I will be straight forward with you that there are certain, dare i say obvious things, i won't draw. If you request it, i'll politely decline.

What's the turnaround rate on this stuff?

Honestly, it depends on workload, but usually i can get most things done within a week.

Do you mail me a print? Or...

Right now i prefer to work digital only. I can send you a high-resolution file of the final, which any decently equipped print shop can handle. If you do want a solid print (and it's something i don't have in stock), i CAN make you a print, but it will come at an additional charge, based on size.

Right now i'm primarily working on standard 8.5x11 high quality paper, and can blow stuff up to 11x17 at max.

This will hopefully change sometime soon, so keep bugging me about it. :)

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For more info, anything i can help you with, or setting up a commission, email me here.
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Since the results are now public, i can now post the other two losing pieces publicly, to meet your sneering and ridicule in the hall of shame. :) I drew the one on another PC, so i don't have a capture of it coming together, but i do have the livestream for the Tallest Building. (i know that both were drawn in Flash CS4, and then touched up in Photoshop CS4.) The first took nearly no time at all (probably not a good sign when submitting it for review and intent of it having it be included in something), and the tallest building took about three hours. The book itself will be debuting at San Diego Comic Con this year in a limited hardcover format, which is now available for preorder via Udon Studios site. If you get it, i will sign the mess out of it if you so desire, but i seriously advise you check it out, because, well...who the hell doesn't like Megaman? Anyway, this is a serious mental highfive, due to not getting into the Darkstalkers Tribute book in the contest they issued a few years ago...and i'm excited to see it all happen.
I've been wanting to draw Kevin Keene for a long time, since i've also, at the same time wanted to dress up like Kevin Keene for a comic convention since 2000. (and now that i've seen others, with far better costumes do it, it's now pushed to the 'oh. well. nevermind.' pile.) He's been the subject of a lot of jokes i make, and i'm writing in some potential background stuff involving Captain N: The Game Master with my soon-to-be-returning-in-full-white-knuckled-ultra-badass pixel comic series, Superinternet Superbuddies 64. But overall, i like Captain N. Why? Because i still like my old ass Nintendo. I hope you enjoy this. It took about two hours to make, and...he's running, which is a variant form of standing around dead-like, like the past couple of drawings have been. Which i find to be a genuine improvement in showcasing artwork.
Like i had said earlier, here's a rough idea i had for a few potential shirt designs involving robots that change into vehicles, starting with the Macross Valkyrie, but eventually (potentially) incorporating a few Transformers designs as well. This is the rough. I may go back through and instead of using so many heavy shades, use screentones instead if possible. I'll post a follow-up in an edit if i do make changes. This started as a pen sketch on the back of a random piece of paper at work, that was scanned, taken into Flash for the touchup, then brought into photoshop for the final shading.