My favorite hero-in-a-half-shell has always been Raphael because, y’know — he’s cool but he’s rude!. He’s definitely the most badass of the bunch. I can’t approve of the 'roid-raged mutant-monstrosity that he was most recently turned into, so I wanted to take a shot at sketching my own.
After coming across Mike Pecirno’s beautiful Everyday Atmospheres project, I was inspired to build something myself. I’ve always been interested in working with an Arduino and what better way to get introduced to microcontrollers (and electronics in general) than to start my own project.
Before getting turned into a mutant warthog by Shredder, Bebop was a tough punk in a street gang. While I still can’t get over this year’s monstrosity, I’m at least a little intrigued by the rumor of him (supposedly being voiced by ICE CUBE!), Rocksteady and the Kraaaaang! making appearances in the sequel.
After watching Snowpiercer, I had to sketch one of the “butchers”. I enjoyed the movie, especially the art direction in the train car sequences that helped drive the story (well, I still have reservations about the ending though I hear the graphic novel has a better resolve). And, of…
My contribution to the wonderful “Six Seasons and A Collab” tribute for the show Community. I had the opportunity to illustrate Seattle-native Joel McHale as Evil Jeff. I was *this close* to making a fat jeff version, just because I know how much Jeff Winger’s vain persona would hate it.