Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Pirate Portrait: Samurai Lord

So here's the second portrait in my pirate series.

His background story goes like this:
After dedicating most of his life serving as an honoruable Samurai, he was forced to take a stance against the Emperor’s obscene wish and thus was thrown into the life of an outcast. As a last resort he set to the Seas, using his last hidden reserves to hire a ship and a crew, fixated on playing a memorable trick on his fellow Samurai, the Lords and the Emperor as payment for their injustice and greed.

And here's the initial head study I based it on:

Saturday, June 7, 2014


Here's a study I did of a scene from The Green Mile. Spent approx. 6 hours on it using a small array of custom brushes.