For some reason, I’m back on a musician-drawing kick in my sketchbook. Here’re two drawings I did recently. They were all originally brush pen or brush/India ink, then scanned and colored in Photoshop. The Everly Brothers Fleetwood Mac (well, some of them anyway: Stevie Nicks, Mick Fleetwood, and Lindsey Buckingham)
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Here’s an illustration I did for the Aquarium Drunkard blog of the band Tashaki Miyaki. They’re a very cool band–they remind me a bit of maybe The Jesus and Mary Chain or Mazzy Star. I particularly dug the cover they there of Unsatisfied by The Replacements. The original art for this is for sale here.
A week or so ago I made my second appearance on the call-in segment of NPR’s music show/podcast Sound Opinions. You can find the show here. I’m at the very, very end of the show–around 59:30 minutes–talking about the influence of Winston-Salem’s own “5″ Royales on James Brown’s band The Famous Flames, who were discussed …
I try to keep my music-related ramblings to a minimum on this blog, but if you follow me on Twitter, you probably know that I’m a bit of a music-obsessive. I subscribe to a lot of music blogs, but one of my absolute favorites is Aquarium Drunkard, which you can find here. One of the …
So… a few weeks ago I decided to listen to The Cure’s entire discography start-to-finish, in chronological order. Here are a few random thoughts: I have no idea why I did this. Like a lot of folks my age, I had an “angsty teen” phase in the late 80s where I wore a lot of …
These AlphaBooks drawings are skewing far heavier toward fantasy and SF than my actual reading habits–I guess because they make more interesting subjects visually. Anyway, here’s this week’s “E” entry, from a series I read ages ago: E is for Elric – From Elric of Melniboné by Michael Moorcock With my last few entries, I’ve written …
Here’s a commission I recently completed of English Jazz singer and writer George Melly. Likenesses are always a bit of a struggle for me, and this one was no exception. I’m pretty happy with the inking and toning of this piece, though for sure. It’s headed off to its new home in Cambridge soon! Here’re …