Ok, let's continue our stroll...
Did this back when Tupac had died and everyone was coming out with album after album of his unreleased stuff. I showed this piece at a High School for at risk youth I used to teach at and some of the boys thought I was making fun of their idol and wanted to jump me. Good thing I have nerves of steel ;)
This is one of my favorites. I got the texture by pouring salt over the still wet colored inks I was using.
This was stolen and used on the cover of a limited release Redman mix CD thing. I even saw a picture of Redman holding one he had signed. They altered it a little and made it look intensely stupid.
When I was still doing advertising work for the Sixers I always had to draw a kindler, gentler Iverson. They never wanted tatoos on him or anything. So, I ended up doing one for my self with the tats to put in my portfolio.
That's all for now.
Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Memory lane PT 2
Posted by Mike Hawthorne at 5:30 AM
Labels: caricatures, color, painting, portraits
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Very cool stuff. Any more goodies in the vault? And thanks for sharing!
Thanks man. Glad you dig it. I do have some more goodies, especially some B&W stuff I'll post soonish.
Damn nice stuff Mike! Are these watercolor? I love looking at this work...MORE, MORE!!!
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