09
Dec

Here’s two murals I banged out down in Fort Myers last week for the brand new Tijuana Flats! Pretty exciting, since it’s my ‘home turf’… I grew up in the area and was super excited to do this one.

The reason for the hot rod Ford Model-T is that Fort Myers is known for the Edison and Ford Winter Homes.  Every kid that goes to school in Southwest Florida has gone, will go, or is perhaps going to the Winter Homes RIGHT NOW.  I must have gone there on a field trip at least 6 times when I was in school. I think it’s one of those things you’d probably appreciate more as an adult than as a 10 year old kid. "Oh, look. Old furniture. Yawn."

While people have different opinions on Edison (some good, some… not so good), I’ve never heard anything bad about Henry Ford.  I decided it would be neat to pay a little homage to the town, even in a slight away.

The photos above show some detail shots, some in progress shots, and some close ups on the racing decals I painted on the car, with shout-outs to friends or family (and boss!)… fun times!

My next mural is going to be something very different from what I’ve been doing.  More on that later.

20
Nov
I finished up this mural last week for the brand new Tijuana Flats location down in Boca Raton, FL!
Nothing says Boca Raton like sexy ladies riding dinosaurs! And volcanos. 

I finished up this mural last week for the brand new Tijuana Flats location down in Boca Raton, FL!

Nothing says Boca Raton like sexy ladies riding dinosaurs! And volcanos. 

25
Oct
17
Sep

I painted up these new murals at the new Tijuana Flats location in Jacksonville, FL.

My initial idea was “steampunk Iron Man”… I think I succeeded.  An art friend dubbed him “Furnace Bot”, which is appropriate.   I picked out this brownish paint for his body, but it turned out to be too dark.  I made an attempt to wipe the paint off the small section I had tested and I accidentally stumbled upon this sort of staining/painting effect for the metal body.  The end result was what I was actually looking for!

4+ years making art for Tijuana Flats, and I’m still learning new things.  That’s pretty cool.

300th post! Huzzah!

29
Aug

Want some new art? Okay then!

I whipped up a new mural at the brand new Tijuana Flats in St. Petersburg, FL.  I wanted to have an excuse to draw some guitars!  No one in this zombie band is “based” on any one rockstar, dead or alive… I took my inspiration from many!  Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain, Jack White, Ringo Star, and random punk rockers.

Next up: Steakpunkish robot mural in Jacksonville, Baltimore Comic Con, New York Comic Con, Tampa Con, and Very Near Mint 3!

13
Jul

I’ve posted this before, but some of you may not have seen it… it’s a time-lapse video of me painting a mural for Tijuana Flats way back in 2009.  This was the 4th mural I had done for them at the time.  I’ve now done upwards of 40 locations for them in less than 4 years (I’ve lost track), my next one is a new location in the St. Petersburg, FL area next month.  (Hint, I think the mural will feature mummies. Lots of mummies.)

Enjoy.

Upcoming stuff

Mark your calendars!

COMIC CON APPERANCES

SAN DIEGO COMIC CON
July 17-21, 2013
San Diego, CA

WIZARD WORLD: CHICAGO
August 8-11, 2013
Chicago, IL

TAMPA BAY COMIC CON
August 23-25, 2013
Tampa, FL

CINCY COMICCON
September 6-8, 2013
Cincinnati, OH

SMALL PRESS EXPO
September 14-15, 2013
Washington DC

NEW YORK COMIC CON
October 10-13, 2013
New York, NY

WIZARD WORLD: AUSTIN
November 22-24, 2013
Austin, TX

WIZARD WORLD: NOLA
February 7-9, 2014
New Orleans, LA

MEGACON
March 21-23, 2014
Orlando, FL

C2E2
April 25-27, 2014
Chicago, IL

More dates coming soon!


COMICS

VERY NEAR MINT Vol. 3
August 2013

Untitled Graphic Novel
2014

the VERY NEAR MINT shop!

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