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Here’s 90% progress on the Boogie Man. #characterdesign #animation #soul

Here’s 90% progress on the Boogie Man. #characterdesign #animation #soul

35% work on this character I’m designing “The Boogie Man”. He’s based on a design I did when I was 13. I’ll post a final later.

35% work on this character I’m designing “The Boogie Man”. He’s based on a design I did when I was 13. I’ll post a final later.

Some Doodle Heads. Sometimes you just have to move the pen across the page/screen.
Enjoy

Some Doodle Heads. Sometimes you just have to move the pen across the page/screen.

Enjoy

Was talking with @jdemetriou about how cats make the best people.

Was talking with @jdemetriou about how cats make the best people.

I created this pitch illustration as a style/ art direction sample. The pitch was to create an animal in her natural habitat playing any type of musical instrument.

Enjoy.

Dus

50% progress on this Crane and Harp pitch illustration. I like this way better than I expected. It was a bit of a blue sky prompt to create an animal in her environment playing any instrument. I’ll post the final.

50% progress on this Crane and Harp pitch illustration. I like this way better than I expected. It was a bit of a blue sky prompt to create an animal in her environment playing any instrument. I’ll post the final.

Maven is a bit Grace Jones inspired. I did watch #conan a lot when I was a kid. #gracejones #flock #graphicnovel #comics #characterdesign #blackandwhite

Maven is a bit Grace Jones inspired. I did watch #conan a lot when I was a kid. #gracejones #flock #graphicnovel #comics #characterdesign #blackandwhite

Prelim sketch of “Maven” from Flock. More to come. #flock #graphicnovel #blackandwhite #characterdesign

Prelim sketch of “Maven” from Flock. More to come. #flock #graphicnovel #blackandwhite #characterdesign

My lead character’s father is a retired United States Marine. It’s only appropriate to have his Marine Corp portrait on the wall. #characterdesign #flock #graphicnovel #blackandwhite

My lead character’s father is a retired United States Marine. It’s only appropriate to have his Marine Corp portrait on the wall. #characterdesign #flock #graphicnovel #blackandwhite

Close to final. I consider this a 50% sketch. I’m using this in ahead a background photo detail— so there’s no need to really flesh it out beyond 50%. #comics #flock #graphicnovel #characterdesign #blackandwhite

Close to final. I consider this a 50% sketch. I’m using this in ahead a background photo detail— so there’s no need to really flesh it out beyond 50%. #comics #flock #graphicnovel #characterdesign #blackandwhite

This is my typical first step in character design. #characterdesign #comics #flock

This is my typical first step in character design. #characterdesign #comics #flock

Follow for Follow

Putting Finishing touches on my first sample for my upcoming comic FLOCK. I don’t have a publisher lined up just yet, though I’m confident the story will be well received. I posted some sample pages and the first draft of the cover. 

Enjoy.

Dus

I was contacted by the marketing dept from Red Brick Brewery to create an original label mascot for thier Brother Leo brew.

Checkout the process images detailing how I go from loose sketch to final. 

Enjoy,

Dus

Honored to have @redbrickbrewing commission a label character for their newly released #BrotherLeo brew! Right now I’m signing posters and enjoying the hops! (at Red Brick Brewing)

Honored to have @redbrickbrewing commission a label character for their newly released #BrotherLeo brew! Right now I’m signing posters and enjoying the hops! (at Red Brick Brewing)