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Wolverine And The X-Men #10 CoverDrawn by me, coloured by Marte Gracia.

Wolverine And The X-Men #10 Cover

Drawn by me, coloured by Marte Gracia.

Steampunk Abbey Chase - C2E2 2014 Pre-Show Commission
This was probably the hardest steampunk rendition of a character I ever did. Simply because the character doesn’t have a very identifiable look to her. No stand out costume elements, no stand out weapon or accessory. So I had a relatively hard time.

Steampunk Abbey Chase - C2E2 2014 Pre-Show Commission

This was probably the hardest steampunk rendition of a character I ever did. Simply because the character doesn’t have a very identifiable look to her. No stand out costume elements, no stand out weapon or accessory. So I had a relatively hard time.

Magik - C2E2 2014 Pre-Show Commission
This one I had to complete while I was at C2E2 so I took a photograph of it as I couldn’t have it scanned. From all the commissions I did for C2E2 2014 I think this turned out to be my favourite. I might be a little partial to drawing the character too.

Magik - C2E2 2014 Pre-Show Commission

This one I had to complete while I was at C2E2 so I took a photograph of it as I couldn’t have it scanned. From all the commissions I did for C2E2 2014 I think this turned out to be my favourite. I might be a little partial to drawing the character too.

Nancy - C2E2 2014 Pre-Show Commission
I just loved working on this being a fan of Sin City. I’ve always wanted to do some fan art about the comic so this was a legitimate reason for me to do one. I like how it ended up as well.

Nancy - C2E2 2014 Pre-Show Commission

I just loved working on this being a fan of Sin City. I’ve always wanted to do some fan art about the comic so this was a legitimate reason for me to do one. I like how it ended up as well.

Scarlet Witch - C2E2 2014 Pre-Show Commission
Normally I don’t think I’ve ever really could get this character down before but this time around I felt more comfortable. I think I’ve not been comfortable with the hair before. One thing that is always fun with her is that I can play around with some nice magic effects for her.

Scarlet Witch - C2E2 2014 Pre-Show Commission

Normally I don’t think I’ve ever really could get this character down before but this time around I felt more comfortable. I think I’ve not been comfortable with the hair before. One thing that is always fun with her is that I can play around with some nice magic effects for her.

Steampunk Spark - C2E2 Pre-Show Commission
This one was for my friend Jeff Moy who was actually one of the artists on the Legion Of Superheroes series. It wasn’t easy to actually do a steampunk version of a character I never knew about from before.

Steampunk Spark - C2E2 Pre-Show Commission

This one was for my friend Jeff Moy who was actually one of the artists on the Legion Of Superheroes series. It wasn’t easy to actually do a steampunk version of a character I never knew about from before.

Poison Ivy - C2E2 2014 Pre-Show Commission
Every time I work on Pamela, I try to do something different. I think there are many ways to portray her and I’m never content with conveying that the same way twice. At least for now until I find something I’m more comfortable with.

Poison Ivy - C2E2 2014 Pre-Show Commission

Every time I work on Pamela, I try to do something different. I think there are many ways to portray her and I’m never content with conveying that the same way twice. At least for now until I find something I’m more comfortable with.

Wolverine - C2E2 2014 Pre-Show Commission
When I get asked to do a character such as Wolverine I get the chance to do some things I normally wouldn’t on a commission which is a lot of fun. With male characters in general I like the fact that I can be bolder with some choices I make with the rendering.

Wolverine - C2E2 2014 Pre-Show Commission

When I get asked to do a character such as Wolverine I get the chance to do some things I normally wouldn’t on a commission which is a lot of fun. With male characters in general I like the fact that I can be bolder with some choices I make with the rendering.

Steampunk Valkyrie - C2E2 2014 Pre-Show Commission
Now this was a tough one. I had to make a lot of decisions on how to do things with this character’s steampunk design. I ended up being content with the design. I do enjoy the hair very much here.

Steampunk Valkyrie - C2E2 2014 Pre-Show Commission

Now this was a tough one. I had to make a lot of decisions on how to do things with this character’s steampunk design. I ended up being content with the design. I do enjoy the hair very much here.

Cyclops & Jean Grey - TGS Springbreak 2014 Pre-Show Commission
Now it is very very rare that I do a multiple character commission. This one I agreed on as it was for a special occassion involving a couple of good friends. Besides, I got to draw one of my favourite couples in comics growing up.

Cyclops & Jean Grey - TGS Springbreak 2014 Pre-Show Commission

Now it is very very rare that I do a multiple character commission. This one I agreed on as it was for a special occassion involving a couple of good friends. Besides, I got to draw one of my favourite couples in comics growing up.

Kiani - TGS Springbreak 2014 Pre-Show Commission
Now this is a rare request. I don’t think I’ll ever get asked to do this character again. You never know of course. Nonetheless it was an entertaining experience drawing her.

Kiani - TGS Springbreak 2014 Pre-Show Commission

Now this is a rare request. I don’t think I’ll ever get asked to do this character again. You never know of course. Nonetheless it was an entertaining experience drawing her.

Dejah Thoris - TGS Springbreak 2014 Pre-Show Commission
The Princess Of Mars is becoming a common request. Wherever I go it seems like I get one request for a commission of her. Not that I’m complaining.

Dejah Thoris - TGS Springbreak 2014 Pre-Show Commission

The Princess Of Mars is becoming a common request. Wherever I go it seems like I get one request for a commission of her. Not that I’m complaining.

Lady Sif - TGS Springbreak 2014 Pre-Show Commission
First time I drew this character as a commission. First times are good!

Lady Sif - TGS Springbreak 2014 Pre-Show Commission

First time I drew this character as a commission. First times are good!

Supergirl - C2E2 2014 Pre-Show Commission
Supergirl requests are getting much rarer lately. I think it will be a constant staple but not as common as before.

Supergirl - C2E2 2014 Pre-Show Commission

Supergirl requests are getting much rarer lately. I think it will be a constant staple but not as common as before.

Batman - C2E2 2014 Pre-Show Commission
Another Batman commission. I’m beginning to get more comfortable in drawing the Dark Knight nowadays. I used to have a very hard time in how I should portray him.

Batman - C2E2 2014 Pre-Show Commission

Another Batman commission. I’m beginning to get more comfortable in drawing the Dark Knight nowadays. I used to have a very hard time in how I should portray him.