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Christopher West
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My Bio
Christopher L. West is a self-taught artist working in pencil, pen & ink and watercolors. Hugely influenced by the cartoons and comics of the 80’s and 90’s, the subjects of his work cross the genres of superheroes, sci-fi and horror. If it has a cape, a lightsaber or eats brains, he will draw it.

Current Residence: Florida
Shell of choice: Ninja Turtle
Favourite cartoon character: Batman

Favourite Visual Artist
Salvador Dali, Da Vinci, Jim Lee, Mike Allred, Frank Miller
Favourite Movies
Star Wars movies, Alien Movies, Predator Movies, The Professional, The Island, Bladerunner, MIB Movies
Favourite TV Shows
Clone Wars, Sleepy Hollow, TMNT
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Bjork, Depeche Mode, INXS, U2, Rob Zombie, Movie Sound Tracks
Favourite Books
Ones with pictures
Favourite Writers
Frank Miller
Favourite Games
MarioKart
Favourite Gaming Platform
Nintendo
Tools of the Trade
Katana, Wakizashi, Shuriken...er, uh, pencils, pens, watercolor
Other Interests
Toys, Anything Star Wars, Comics

Rollercoasters move forward!

Rollercoasters move forward!

Yeah, I know there are some that can go backward...but whatever! So much has happened and while I could tell u about all kinds of ups and downs and twists and turns the rollercoaster has made, I'll just share what I have been able to take from the ride so far...hope it doesn't come across as preachy...ALL of these thoughts r based on some event or circumstance I've experienced that were a kick in the head...and my head just about turned to mush! lol - sometimes things r taking shape beyond your ability to know or see them...have a little faith it is still happening...because when it does happen u will feel like a knucklehead for thinking it

A KID NAMED STAR WARS

A KID NAMED STAR WARS

My last journal entry was a big deal. I finally got to tell the world I drew Star Wars on a professional level. While I can't top the excitement of working on my first real Star Wars gig, I can now say I have completed my second Star Wars gig! I completed 50 panoramic sketch cards for Star Wars Illustrated: A New Hope. This project hit a personal chord for me because it's based on the Star Wars radio drama which aired on the radio back in the early 80's. Every week I tuned in religiously sitting in front of the stereo with those giant 80's headphones on. I'd pop a blank cassette tape in and record each episode. We didn't have a VCR at the ti

A Day Long Remembered

A Day Long Remembered

The 12 inch Darth Vader was the only thing in the world I wanted for my 5th birthday. We looked and looked and could never find one. I sat on my bed looking out of the window waiting for my dad to come home that day. I remember seeing my dad pull into the driveway carrying a present wrapped in green shiny paper with a big white bow. When I was a little kid I would draw Star Wars pictures. Darth Vader with a glowing lightsaber or TIE Fighters chasing X-wings. Big space battles with a Death Star and explosions everywhere...with the sound effects of course as I drew them. My mom and dad always told me one day maybe I would draw pictures of Star

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Tyrant-1Professional General Artist
Anyone looking for more of my work on FB I'm here m.facebook.com/tyrantdrawnwest…
Love the work you did for Legendary Lovecraft.  Do you have any APs or blank commissions  from that set available?
Tyrant-1Professional General Artist
Thanks! Sure do. Send me another note here or email me at chriswest74@lycos.com or msg me on FB. Whichever is best for u.  
THANKS for watching!!!  Nice gallery-!!!
Tyrant-1Professional General Artist
Keep up the great work! And thx! I appreciate it! So much new work cooking right now with new card sets and a secret project and a few other things. Should have more new stuff to post in the weeks ahead. Stay tuned!
thebingbangHobbyist General Artist
thx for the Added to my devWatch! dude! 
Tyrant-1Professional General Artist
Yep yep!