Thursday, April 13, 2006

The Blues....

...Oooo, we've missed having a Friday 13th by one day!...Lets celebrate!

I 've decided that finished or not, something new is going up. I'm working on a new painting inspired by some cool photos I found, listening to lots of Devin Townsend and ...well, the Orient. Not immediately obvious I grant you...but all will become apparent... This is a work in progress for the backdrop...kind small, kinda rough....I may even leave it rough, I'm not sure yet. The character which has yet to go in is getting finished as and when I'm finding the time!

So, in conclusion, here is a work in progress if you like. Please critique all you like....make comments, suggestions. Hell you may even influence the final outcome. So all ideas welcome :)


April 13th 2006


Blogger mojo design said...

Thanks for the nice comments, Mark. I had left some comments on that baseball piece you did. It's phenomenal...just like this here painting. I'd love to see you work. I like this piece just as is...swatches on the right and everything. The mood is so it all.

11:30 AM  
Blogger Bobby Chiu said...

just awesome! great painting

1:40 PM  
Blogger Justin Offner said...

Thanks for the comment. And thanks soooo much for turning me on to that old movie West and Soda!!! It looks amazing and its exactly the inspiration I needed...

3:10 PM  
Blogger K McLeod said...

Mark stunning! It looks like a could just walk right onto the boardwalk and go to the house on the lake there. Question did you use a under drawing first or is this all digital paint?

10:54 PM  
Blogger inkwaster said...

Your work is amazing my friend. I'm blown and when I see your work it inspires me to use what I was given by higher powers. Thanks

9:55 AM  
Blogger eendar said...

Your work is really really beautiful!!! Love the ligth you give to the backgrounds... Thank you for visiting my blog!!! I´ll come back often (=^_^=)

2:05 PM  
Blogger Adam said...

your blog has an amazing body of work. I am completely floored by your digital painting ability.

8:59 PM  
Blogger Dean Roberts said...

fab - leave it .rough and painty and yet real - like the matt painting at the end of raiders .its like the magician almost showing you how the trick is done but when you try to do the trick yourself you realise there's more to it . sleight of hand .-
the location reminds me of the movie insomnia .
ps why foxy ??? i like it

7:16 AM  
Blogger Mark said...

Your work's foxy ;)...And thankyou for your words of wisdom :)

7:35 AM  
Blogger Boris Hiestand said...

VERY nice man- sjeez. Great mood. Dark. Begs for a loaf of bright yellow cheese right in the middle! Or a wheel of bread!
could you post it again with that added?

8:11 AM  
Blogger Sean Hayden said...

Your whole blog is great, especially this pier painting. I agree with dean, the picture looks great as is. But that’s whats nice about a digital picture; you can save this, and then continue if you originally visualized so.

5:12 AM  
Blogger Bobby Chiu said...

where's the update at? :P

5:57 AM  
Blogger Mark said...

...Ask and ye shall recieve....sort of ;)

8:35 AM  
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9:58 PM  
Blogger Mark said...


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Blogger fourmi said...

do really like the light trough the umbrella...Well done, mister!
: )

1:06 PM  
Blogger Abel Jazz said...

absoluti amazing!!!I like very much,for one cover of my music...jejeje.

congratulations for your blog.

2:31 AM  
Blogger David Colman said...

nicely done, great mood and nice design. I like being able to see your palette on the piece too.
Is this painter??

thanx for stopping by to my blog and I am happy to hear the "rumors are true" means a lot coming from someone w/skillz.

I need to learn how to get a pic for my avatar. I hate not having an image, feel like an outcast!

4:51 PM  
Blogger ev said...

Wow, this image is great, moody stuff. Glad you made the comment on my blog as i hadnt come across your work. inspirational.

2:44 AM  
Blogger benwithcappuccino said...

°-° AWESOME!fantastic wonderful colors!uao...just..uao!!

4:45 AM  
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