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Artist // Hobbyist // Traditional Art
  • Feb 3
  • United States
  • Deviant for 18 years
  • He / Him
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My Bio
Attempting to draw comix since 1984.

Favourite Visual Artist
Wood, Davis, Crumb, Clowes, Bagge, Hernandez Bros., Sacco, Deitch, Burns, too many Marvel/DC folks to list..
Favourite Movies
36th Chamber of Shaolin, Kiss Me Deadly, Good/Bad/Ugly, Touch of Evil, Five Deadly Venoms etc etc
Favourite TV Shows
Star Trek (all varieties), Sopranos, Deadwood, The Wire, Mad Men, Breaking Bad
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Mike Keneally, Flaming Lips, Todd Rundgren, ELO, NWA, Frank Zappa, assorted Prog
Favourite Books
Stranger in a Strange Land, Ringworld, Man in the High Castle, What Mad Universe, Childhood's End, Foundation, Breakfast of Champions
Favourite Writers
Robert Heinlein, Larry Niven, Phil Dick, Fredric Brown, Arthur Clarke, Kurt Vonnegut
Favourite Games
Galaga, Gyruss, Tempest, Centipede, Tron, Satan's Hollow, Donkey Kong, Pinball
Favourite Gaming Platform
8-bit JAMMA
Tools of the Trade
pencil, ink, brush, bristol, scanner, photoshop, emacs
Other Interests
Comics, Computers, Video Games, Star Trek, Books, Sports, Biking, Graphic Art, Movies, Beer
So folks who've been watching me for a while have probably noticed that for the last 3 years or so, I've pretty much only been posting recreation work rather than my own original comics or illustrations. Every so often I feel like I should be doing more 'original' work in my own style, like a comic or even more book illustrations. However, I've been kind of depressed and/or anxious for a lot of the last year or so - mostly for fairly obvious reasons (insert various pictures of 2020/21 here), and an assortment of pretty basic personal anxieties. Doing original work takes a heck of a lot of energy and enthusiasm that I just haven't had for a while, doing compositions, layouts, etc. really takes a lot out of me. Yet, I still feel soothed by the act of inking - it's a great anxiety relief - so I keep myself busy doing recreations. Luckily enough I've had a steady client wait list for 3 years running, so I've always got something to work on. It's also a good way to have steady funds
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ETA:  My commission list is now closed - I'm going to be focusing on new comics and personal recreation pieces for a while. Now that I've completed both of my last two big illustration assignments, I've decided I'm going to spend the next few months doing cover recreations only...and then pick up some more book illustration assignments in late Fall. If you are interested in a classic cover recreation (silver/bronze age - not really a fan of doing recreations where there's a lot of computer color & typesetting), here is what I'm asking: 11x17" cover recreation ($100 each) -  all logos, trade dress/etc hand-drawn on Strathmore 300 series
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Between 10-15 years ago, I used to draw comic page commissions where I would offer to illustrate a page of script by the commissioner.  The idea was that this would set me apart from all of the artists doing mostly pinup work, and it also sounded like a fun project.  It *was* pretty fun for a while, although the kind of jobs that would come my way quickly transitioned (so to speak) into mostly fetish or transformation pieces. I was OK with this for a while, and did them for a couple of years.  I felt an ego boost from having folks enjoy my work and be willing to pay for it, but eventually wasn't real happy with the subject matter and ceased
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I'm creating a cartoon. It's called, Forgotten Tales! It's about these forgotten and obscure characters that no one remembers from media going on wacky and crazy adventures.

thank you fave my work, is good inked man. I can't color it if I don't have your ink work

Hey, dalgoda! My colors on the Batman #11 cover are all done! You can take a look & let me know what you think! Have a great day & take care!

Dalgoda7's Batman #11 Cover (Colored)

Wonderful work!

...and this one! Apologies for so many comments - DA seems determined to only show me my inbox a piece at a time.... 😬

Wilma Deering

...and thanks for :+fav:ing this lot, too!

Firestar - Crime of All Centuries!
Danger Lurks in the Stars!
Vigil - The Blight - page 30

Thanks for the :+fav:s - much appreciated! :)

DU Legacy - Centauri