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Artist // Professional // Traditional Art
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My Bio
O.G. (original geek.) Stay at home dad. Curmudgeon.

Current Residence: Chicago
Favourite style of art: all of 'em
Operating System: OSX
MP3 player of choice: iPod

Favourite Visual Artist
too many to name, so Leonardo DaVinci
Favourite Movies
Lawrence of Arabia
Favourite TV Shows
MST3K, Drunk History
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Sinatra
Favourite Books
Catch-22, the Discworld Series
Favourite Writers
James Ellroy, David Halberstam, Malcolm Gladwell
Favourite Games
Settlers of Catan, Scrabble, Trivial Pursuit
Favourite Gaming Platform
xbox360
Tools of the Trade
Staedler mars technico, copic pens & markers, colored pencils, pointy sticks, fingers & thum
Other Interests
comics, history, literature, movies

Good, if vague, news...

Good, if vague, news...

I'm happy to report that I've signed on to do another set this year, featuring properties and characters I'm really really thrilled (frankly, geeing out) to be working on. But, being a professional, I can't yet divulge the company or set.  I will be thrilled to share the news as soon as I am able.

Viceroy Cards' Insectae...

Viceroy Cards' Insectae...

Viceroy Cards' Insectae releases next week, and I have 20 sketch cards included in the set. This set was a pretty amazing experience.  Viceroy has been great to work with, the set looks to be very good, and a nice little community grew up among the artists working on the set through a fb page Viceroy created for us. It was a real pleasure, and I hope to work with them again in the future...

Walking Dead Comic Book Cards Series 2!

Walking Dead Comic Book Cards Series 2!

Since we're one month out from the release date, I can officially announce that I provided 90 cards for Cryptozoic's upcoming second set of cards based on the Walking Dead comic series. I initially did 50 cards, then ended up doing an additional 40 for insertion in packs.  It feels good to be included in the set. You can read more about the set here: http://cryptozoic.com/tradingcards/walking-dead-comic-trading-cards-set-2 I was pretty pleased with the cards I drew. I know I'll never be 100% happy with anything I draw, but I feel good about my contribution to the set.  I'll admit that the style is a little bit outside my wheelhouse, but i

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Allycat2121Hobbyist Traditional Artist
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Hey there, just letting you know that your card arrived safely here and looks amazing! Is my card at your place already?
chicagogeekdadProfessional Traditional Artist
Not yet, but hope to see it soon.  So  glad mine arrived safely
Allycat2121Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy early birthdaybirthday cake birthday cake birthday cake 
chicagogeekdadProfessional Traditional Artist
Thanks!
Allycat2121Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome^^
mdavidctProfessional Traditional Artist
thanks for watch!!