Saturday, 26 November 2016

Review: MediBang Paint



First impressions review: MediBang Paint.

A fellow artist recommended to me this program. He informed me that it was just as good as Manga Studio Pro but with the added bonus of it being completely free! I was skeptical that it would match my go-to program so I was curious to see how well it matched. Surely a free program could not be as good as a paid for program?

Monday, 29 February 2016

Polar Bear vs Walrus


Here's a fun piece. I had this idea stuck in my head wondering how a polar bear would grapple with a walrus. I mean the walrus would have tusks and huge weight but it kinda lacks in limb agility while the bear would be pretty vicious.

Friday, 19 February 2016

Year of the Monkey


I drew Sun Wu Kong, the Monkey King from Journey to the West in commemoration of Chinese New Year. You can buy a poster, print and assorted other goodies here - http://www.redbubble.com/people/meerkatsu/works/20263536-monkey-king



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Saturday, 19 December 2015

Red Knee-Ride Hood


I've been drawing a lot of fairy tale characters doing BJJ/MMA recently - have a look at my Alice in Jiu Jitsu Land piece - this week, I took on the story of Little Red Riding Hood and gave it a typically Meerkatsu twist.


Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Colouring Art Cards



I printed five designs onto thick uncoated cards for use as promotional colouring in art cards. The video above shows me colouring in one of the cards - my fire rooster design. Here is a photo showing all the designs:






The pencils I used are made by Caran D'Ache and they are the Luminance range. They are marketed as high quality artist's pencils and I must say, the colours they produce are lush and very opaque. Perfect for applying rich colour to these colouring in cards plus experimenting with pencil techniques such as blending and burnishing.



I read a whole bunch of pencil reviews and many seem to suggest these were slightly better than Prismacolor pencils. I haven't tried the latter but when I get a set I'll do a side by side comparison.

In the meantime, I can attest to the sturdiness of these pencils and their bright, optical pigment quality when colouring in.

The art cards will be available as a special promotion for the first 50 customers of my forthcoming BJJ gi that I call the Orchid Dragon.



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Saturday, 7 November 2015

Demonic Twister


I drew two demons fighting in an aerial battle against a stormy background. The dominant demon is using a technique popularly known as the Twister. Available on my Redbubble poster site here.

Here is a breakdown of my working process: