Category Archives: Current Work

Caricature Commissions

If you’ve met me at a comic convention, you’ve likely found me hard at work on caricature commissions. These are typically drawings of individual fans, or couples, reimagined as their favorite super-heroes or fantasy characters.

As the pandemic has squelched my convention schedule temporarily, I’ve been doing more of those commissions at home, through orders I receive via e-mail. So, it’s time I highlight that branch of my work here on the blog. 

[NOTE: At the end of this blog I’ll give details about how you can Place an order for a caricature.]

Continue reading Caricature Commissions

Please follow and like us:

‘Christmas Never Sleeps’ Rolls On!

Christmas Never Sleeps is my year-long cartoon epic that has followed Santa J. Claus daily since Christmas day, 2019, and will reach its conclusion on Christmas Eve, 2020. During the course of those 365 days, it continues to paint the icon in familiar broad strokes, but with quirky details that aren’t apparent during his usual once-a-year appearance.

Continue reading ‘Christmas Never Sleeps’ Rolls On!

Please follow and like us:

Christmas Never Sleeps! New update

I’ll be periodically compiling my ongoing 2020 comic, Christmas Never Sleeps, for your viewing pleasure. This is the strip that puts the lie to the notion that Santa only works one day a year.
• CLICK HERE for the essential intro!
• HERE IS CNS FOR JANUARY, 2020!

Please follow and like us:

Digital Caricature Demo!

Here’s a little demonstration video, in preparation for doing digital caricatures at events in the coming year (up to now I’ve strictly done pen/paper caricatures). This was drawn on my iPad Pro.

My caricatures tend to be fairly mild, not too exaggerated. I intend to push that area of my drawing this year and hope to find a more extreme caricature style that I’m satisfied with.

For more info about my caricatures and portraits, click the caricature  tab at the top of the page. Or,  CLICK HERE to drop me a line.

Please follow and like us:

CuppaComics!

There has been SO MUCH happening during the second half of 2019 that I’ve kept my focus on the drawing board, rather than here. But, it’s time to get back on-line, and over the coming weeks I’ll write about some of the projects and events that have kept me away from the blog.

Today, let me just mention that CuppaComics is the imprint I’ll be using for a variety of projects that I’ll be managing from the home office. Before long I’ll spin Cuppa off onto its own website, but for now this will work fine. With all that’s going on I don’t want to overwhelm myself, so, baby steps.

Please follow and like us:

On Exhibit – Middletown Arts Center

A show of my work is currently on display in the front gallery of the Middletown Arts Center in Middletown, Ohio.

Our opening reception, part of the Betty Hughes Memorial Exhibition, is scheduled for Friday, August 3, 2018, 6:00-8:00 p.m. I hope to see all of you there!

My work will remain on display through September 6, 2018 — A great opportunity to get copies of my books and comics, which will be sold through the center. All three volumes of my Tailipoe series, as well as copes of the Cap’n Catnip comic are available. 

Included for your enjoyment: Archie artwork; book illustrations; an art series based on classic games and toys; and the complete artwork from a 6-page Archie story with collaborator Stan Goldberg, from Archie Comics #540, “The Man of Mystery.”

Please follow and like us:

Tim Fuller!

I met up with my Cap’n Catnip collaborator, terrific Tim Fuller, at the opening of the Illustration Domination art show at Clermont College in Batavia (Cincinnati area) Ohio. Tim was displaying some Catnip pages and art!

A new issue of Catnip will be released imminently, and Tim and I, along with Daryll Collins, are already working on the follow-up!

Please follow and like us: