Thursday, December 29, 2011

Maggie

Lauren Cohan as "Maggie" from The Walking Dead

Saturday, December 10, 2011

FMF #259

The Twilight Zone issue of FAMOUS MONSTERS of FILMLAND # 259 has come out and I am one stoked kreepster. I read this mag as a kid and now my wraparound illustration is under that familiar logo. I'm feeling verklempt!



Thursday, November 24, 2011

Happy Birthday Forrest J. Ackerman (November 24, 1916 – December 4, 2008)

"Uncle Forry": Founder and editor of the original FAMOUS MONSTERS of FILMLAND magazine.

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Figure Drawings for Fun: TURKISH DELIGHTS V





Another downtown figure drawing event presented by Jennifer Fabos and The Gallery Girls...   http://gallerygirls.org/

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Dexter #2


Another take on Michael C. Hall as Dexter. 
The actor is the subject for this week's Caricaturama Showdown 3000 Facebook page

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Vincent Price as DR. PHIBES, #2

Another drawing of Vinny as my favorite Mad Doctor-



Done for Caricaturama Showdown 3000, a fun Facebook group. The chosen winner each week gets to pick the next week's subject. Its VINCENT PRICE this week--

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10150514636197926&l=df685c51a5

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

The INVISIBLE MAN

A recent commission of Claude Rains as The Invisible Man. 
Black Color-erase pencil on paper.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

TWILIGHT ZONE cover for Famous Monsters

A group portrait of Rod Serling and a lot o' creatures from the 
TZ series. Done for a wraparound cover for 
FAMOUS MONSTERS of FILMLAND magazine #259.  Acrylic on canvas.

The issue is available at:

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

SCARED STOOGES

Larry, Moe & Curly contorting their mugs, scared out of their half-wits at a parrot thats crawled inside a skull. This happened in at least 3 of their episodes, I believe. Another one done for the OCTOBER SHADOWS show. 80% ink wash, 15% watercolor, 5% colored pencil on illustration board. Woowooowooowooo!

Sunday, October 2, 2011

THE GREAT LUGOSI


Bela Lugosi done for the 2011 OCTOBER SHADOWS show. 95% ink wash,
5% colored pencil on illustration board.

Monday, September 26, 2011

OCTOBER SHADOWS

Your humble (but not that humble) Monster Kid will be exhibiting 2 new works at Taylor (Creature Features) White's OCTOBER SHADOWS Show, Oct. 2nd at the the Mountain View Mausoleum in Altadena, CA.  More Info at:  http://www.creaturefeatures.com/octobershadows/

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Haunted House Show at THE HIVE

My HAUNTED MANSION BATHROOM painting will be hanging at the HIVE October 1st for their Haunted House themed exhibit.  TONS o' art at the Hive for lovers of visual stimuli ....

Friday, September 16, 2011

Hey, I recognize that art:

http://www.laweekly.com/slideshow/l-a-s-sexy-underground-drawing-clubs-nsfw-35156423/12/

The L.A. Weekly has posted a sketch I did at one of those "sexy drawing sessions" last year. Thanks, L.A.W.--  Here's a link to the article and more pix from other artists (NSFW):

http://www.laweekly.com/2011-09-15/art-books/sketch-club-scene/

Saturday, September 10, 2011

BEN VON STRAWN'S MONSTER PARTY 2!

 Yours Grueley will have a booth at this event October 1st only, from 12PM - 9PM. Stop by and say Howl-oh....!


Saturday, September 3, 2011

Sunday, August 28, 2011

CHRISTOPHER WALKEN


A painting for CARICATURAMA SHOWDOWN 3000. Fun Facebook group chock full o' Walkens at the moment. 

95% watercolor, 5% colored pencil on illustration board.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Barnabas' VAMPIRE VAN


I found this while doing a search for DARK SHADOWS images- I would have most certainly bought this had I seen it when I was a kid. I did get the MUNSTER COACH, BATMOBILE, etc. 
I always dug the rendering style of these type of kits...

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Monday, July 11, 2011

Elaan of Troyius

France Nuyen as Elaan of Troyius 
 (From Star Trek: The Original Series).

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Figure Drawings 4 Fun: Wonder Woman


 Some recent sketches from Bob Kato's Drawing Club with the model dressed as Wonder Woman. Colored pencil on paper.

Friday, June 17, 2011

Animation Insider Interview


Mike Milo's ANIMATION INSIDER did a short interview with yours truly regarding my character design work. Thanks again, Mike!

Happy Birthday WALLY WOOD (June 17, 1927 – November 2, 1981)


Mad, Marvel, EC, Witzend, and the infamous 
Disney Memorial Orgy (not for the prudish)! 
 
For the story on Wally, I recommend 
by Steve Starger.

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Haunted Mansion Stretching Portraits

Two "Stretching Portrait" parodies for the recent show (see below) at The Parlour Gallery/Halloweentown Store
"Ally Gal" and "Waltsicle" are both acrylic on canvas.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

BUDDY HACKETT


Another caricature exchange with the talented "14". 
Watercolor and colored pencil on illustration board.
What a face...



Friday, May 27, 2011

Happy Birthday VINCENT PRICE & CHRISTOPHER LEE


Christopher Lee (born 27 May 1922). 

Vincent Price (May 27, 1911 – October 25, 1993) is 100 years, wherever he is....

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Happy Birthday PETER CUSHING (26 May 1913 – 11 August 1994)


English actor, known for his many appearances in Hammer Films, in which he played Baron Frankenstein and Dr. Van Helsing, amongst many other roles, often appearing opposite Christopher Lee, and occasionally Vincent Price.

Monday, May 16, 2011

2nd Annual Tribute To The Haunted Mansion Group Art Show

When hinges creak in doorless chambers......
Yours truly will have a new work or two June 4th at The Parlour Art Gallery in Burbank, Ca.  Come out and socialize with the Grim Grinning Ghosts.

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Famous Monsters UNDERGROUND


An illustration for the current FM UNDERGROUND magazine, sister publication to  FAMOUS MONSTERS of FILMLAND magazine.
The article was entitled "Last Woman Standing". 
Watercolor and colored pencil on illustration board.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

MR. HYDE


Sketch done at Monsterpalooza of Fredric March as Mr. Hyde.
Prismacolor pencil on paper.

Monday, April 4, 2011

KTLA Interview at MONSTERPALOOZA


Stranger in a Strange Land:
KTLA interviewed yours truly
(along with some other artistes)
at MONSTERPALOOZA last Friday morning
for the wild weekend of convention creepiness.
Weird, even for this pilGRIM, but thanks to Eliot Brodsky,
Michael Cathcart and Allie MacKay for the TV moment!

 




 



Friday, April 1, 2011

Happy Birthday LON CHANEY SR.


The Phantom, The Hunchback, etc. etc.-- Hail 
THE MAN OF A THOUSAND FACES!

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Happy Birthday MORT DRUCKER


One of the absolute best caricaturists, IMHO.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Elsa Lanchester as Mary Shelley


Happy Birthday HARRY HOUDINI




Harry Houdini (born Erik Weisz; March 24, 1874 – October 31, 1926) was a Hungarian-born American magician and escapologist, stunt performer, actor and film producer noted for his sensational escape acts. He was also a skeptic who set out to expose frauds purporting to be supernatural phenomena.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Martine Beswick



I've never seen the film-- its supposed to be pretty bad, but I'm all about the visuals....