HAPPY FATHER’S DAY

Happy Father’s Day!

I hope you have an amazing day celebrating with your family!!

This is the Way!

CUSTOM STAR WARS VAN PAINTING STAGE 04

Here’s a look at my painting process for a pair of custom Star Wars shoes featuring Darth Sidious/Emperor. On this painting stage stage, I painted the left shoe front face area.

CUSTOM STAR WARS VANS PAINTING STAGE 03

Here’s a look at my painting process for a pair of custom Star Wars shoes featuring Darth Sidious/Emperor. For this stage, I painted in the white glow area first. Once that was finished, then I added in the red glow to complete the lightsaber area. here’s a look at the right shoe all finished up.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY PRINCE

In honor of Prince’s birthday, I decided to create this painting inspired by the Parade time period. I drew inspiration from the Parade album, Under the Cherry Moon movie, music videos and concerts along with Alphonse Mucha & Mondo Posters for the design of this of this tribute piece.

Everyone come behold

Christopher Tracy’s Parade

Goodness will guide us if love is inside us

Happy 64th Birthday Prince!

CUSTOM STAR WARS VANS PAINTING STAGE 02

Here’s a look at my painting process for a pair of custom Star Wars shoes featuring Darth Sidious/Emperor. On this painting stage, I started painting the right shoe front face area. one the face area was finished up, then I moved on to painting the hood and robe area which completes this painting stage.

CUSTOM STAR WARS VANS PAINTING STAGE 01

Here’s a look at my painting process for a pair of custom shoes featuring Darth Sidious/Emperor. Painting process one starts with taping off both shoes so I can paint the star fields first before working on the image of the Emperor.

The star field is achieved using Liquitex free style brushes. I love these brushes because they give such a great random splatter effect.

After using the Liquitex free style brushes to create the star field, I moved on to adding a glow to various stars and adding bursts around the shoes. Then I painted in the main white base shape of the Emperor on both shoes. Once that dried overnight, I put down the pencils and then outlined the Emperor for each shoe.

THE BATMAN POSTER

Here’s a look at the all finished up traditional/digital hybrid Batman Movie Poster illustration inspired by The Batman Movie.

Overall, I enjoyed experimenting with new different techniques than I usually use to create my artwork. From the traditional painting of Batman and the building he standing on, to the digital techniques used to create the background sky, buildings and rain.

ON THIS DAY IN 1977

On this day in 1977, one of my all time favorite movies was released, “Star Wars”. The first time I saw it was at the drive-in theater with my family. hard to believe that was 45 years ago!

BATMAN BACKGROUND TAKING SHAPE

Here’s a glimpse of the digital background painting process taking shape on this traditional/digital hybrid Batman poster illustration.

THE BATMAN TRADITIONAL PAINTING PROCESS ALL FINISHED UP

Here’s a look at the finished up traditional painting process on this Batman piece rendered on black illustration board. It was fun experimenting with this type of rendering using acrylics. next up scanning and adding the digital background.