Monday, January 02, 2023

And Awaaaay We Go! (Rekira's Jackie Gleason Tribute)

 Here's Rekira in a gag pose I've always wanted to draw him in! Here is my tribute to one of my favorite actors, Jackie Gleason, based on his iconic "And awaaaay we go!" pose.

Drawn on tablet in FireAlpaca.

Sunday, January 01, 2023

First Art of 2023!

 Happy New Year, everyone! Here's my first artwork of 2023!

I had wanted to do this for New Year's Day yesterday, but was busy with family at the time, but better to be just one night late than never (or any later)!

Here's the stars of Rekira the Super-Monster, the eponymous monster Rekira (right) shaking hands with the superhero Dengekid (a member of the superhero team, the Dynamic Heralds)! This year is the upcoming 50th Anniversary of my personal favorite Godzilla movie, and one of my favorite movies of all time, Godzilla Vs. Megalon (Toho; 1973), so this New Year's Day drawing is my tribute to that film with my characters.

Done on tablet in FireAlpaca.

Saturday, December 31, 2022

Last Art of 2022!

 My last art for the year!

Here's the Elite Staff of Olympus Tower in NY (secretly the superhero team Dynamic Heralds), the main (super) human characters of my original kaiju project, Rekira the Super-Monster, saying goodbye to 2022 in this group photo, looking forward to next year! The background is very Super Sentai-ish (which is partly the intention), but is actually based on the huge, colorful performance set from Season 2 of The Monkees. Done on tablet in FireAlpaca.

See you on New Year's!

Sunday, December 25, 2022

Merry Rekira's Christmas 2022

 My Christmas present to all of you! Rekira shines the way again.

Done on tablet in FireAlpaca.

Friday, December 02, 2022

Some new Rekira art.

 A collection of recent artwork for my original kaiju, Rekira! All of these were done on tablet in FireAlpaca.

 Done on November 23rd (and finished on the 25th), here's a stylized 1950s-style "stencil" art of Rekira.

 Next is another illustration I did for fun. A pencil/watercolor-style Rekira illustration from earlier, September 29th.

 Finally, an even older illustration. A rough, abstract, silhouette-style ad poster of the Rekira project I have in production. Dated July 27, this one was done while my family and I were vacationing at a relative's home in Tampa, Florida.

Monday, November 21, 2022

November Rekira

 I've always wanted to draw my original kaiju, Rekira, in this style!

Here's Rekira with a "November" color scheme. The eruptive background evoking the feel of both autumn and the Thanksgiving season, and Rekira having an "American" palette (much like Election Day). Very warm colors for a progressively cold month. (And Fall-Winter is my favorite season!)

Inspired by the beautiful, colorful poster for Italian filmmaker Luigi Cozzi's bizarre 1977 re-edit of the 1954 Godzilla (from its 1956 US version), which was also featured on the cover of the first issue of the horror magazine Fangoria in 1979! It does have sort of an autumn November color scheme! Godzilla also has a great red/blue tint or sorts.

Drawn on tablet in FireAlpaca (from the 18th to the 21st).

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Raitaro & Verena - Olympus Elite Staff Members

 From my original kaiju project, Rekira the Super-Monster, here are the two main human characters, Raitaro Hayama and Verena Freston, in their Olympus Elite Staff uniforms!

Figures done in Blender, collage assembled in FireAlpaca.

 ADDED BONUS (9/16/2022): Here's three versions of the central pic; black & white, faded "retro" color, and normal color versions.

And a pic not seen in this collage; one in black and white, and in normal color.