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  Thursday, May 12th, 2011 09:18 pm

Death
(paperless image —Death ™ & © DC Comics Inc.)

I made these digital doodles all through this week in between meals and works.Yeah,I know,it's weird the way I don't settle in one single style but what the hey,creativity is supposed to be about experimenting all time and exploring multiple choices,ain't it?
Then again,perhaps some might say that it's more like that I'm a schizo with multiple personalities.
Anyways,I thought it'd be interesting showing the whacky different ways I visualize the friendliest character from Neil Gaiman's magnum opus.

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  Status:  drained  
  Soundtrack: Everyone Else Has Had More Sex Than Me - TISM  

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  Monday, May 9th, 2011 10:42 am

Reacción

ENGLISH.- Today is the day of the premiere of the 7th season of Reacción —you know,that silly radio microdumentary series that I write scripts for.

The show airs Monday through Friday on Reactor 105.7 FM (Mexico City) at 11:30 am,with a repetition the same day at 3:30 pm,Central Time (minutes earlier,minutes later depending of the mood of the radio operator currently on the control console).5 episodes a week,a topic per week about history,pop culture,sciences and some weird facts (in Spanish only —sorry,folks).
You can also listen via a streaming cybercast available at the IMER's website —just look for 'Reactor' station.Or if you don't mind listening the episodes a few weeks later,you can get them as a podcast.

Some of the upcoming topics for this season:
1) Apocryphal Saints
2) Movies vs The Laws of Physics
3) Sugar
4) Game Theory
5) Budhism
6) Hate
7) Paranormal Activity

ESPAÑOL.- Hoy es el día del estreno de la 7ª temporada de Reacción —ya saben,la microserie documental de radio para la que escribo.

El programa sale al aire de lunes a viernes en Reactor 105.7 FM (Ciudad de México) a las 11:30 am,con repetición el mismo día a las 3:30 pm,hora del centro (minutos más,minutos menos dependiendo del humor del operador en turno en cabina).5 episodios a la semana,un tema por semana de historia,cultura popular,ciencias y algunos hechos extraños.
También puedes escuchar via cybercast en streaming disponible en el sitio web del IMER —sólo busca a la estación 'Reactor'.O si no te incomoda escuchar los episodios algunas semanas más tarde,puedes conseguirlos en forma de podcast.

Algunos de los temas venideros de esta temporada:
1) Santos Apocrífos
2) Cine vs. Las Leyes de la Física
3) Azúcar
4) Teoría del Juego
5) Budismo
6) El Odio
7) Actividad Paranormal


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  Soundtrack: The Tide Is High - The Paragons  

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  Friday, May 6th, 2011 03:02 pm

Sgt. Fury - Jack Kirby
(water brush & digital stuff —Nick Fury ™ & © Marvel Characters, Inc.)

The other day over at the Kirby Dynamics blog there was posted a hi-res image of a pencil commission piece by the King Kirby.And so I went ahead and inked it but that wasn't enough and I also colored it —the inks without color can be seen at Kirby Dynamics.

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  Soundtrack: Rush - Big Audio Dynamite  

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  Sunday, May 1st, 2011 10:02 pm

Popeye and Bluto
(brushpen & digital stuff —Popeye & Bluto © & ™ King Features Syndicate Inc.)


A true warrior never gives up and just keeps up fighting.But then come those times when,you know,you simply don't know what to do.Because the opponent in front of you doesn't have a face you can punch at.
These last days have been a bit hard for me.I urgently needed some distraction (i.e. some face to punch...nothing serious or dramatic,folks,honest —just something to remind me about what I am,what I do and why I don't give up).
Since I couldn't think about anything better I came up with this image of Popeye fighting Bluto.Not sure if that says something,besides the known fact that I'm a Popeye fan (yeah,I know,I'm a fan of way too many things...but hey,I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam).

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  Soundtrack: Blood Stained Valentine - Murderdolls  

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  Thursday, April 21st, 2011 04:10 pm

Daredevil
(brushpen & digital stuff —Daredevil ™ & © Marvel Characters, Inc.)

What you see is something I made for the Cornered blog (corneredfeed).
I really don't have much else to say about these besides the fact that it's amazing how animated gifs can be used to create unique images that make the web stand out as an original canvas rather than simply something to replicate what is already made on printed forms.

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  Soundtrack: We Rule The World - Well Hung Heart  

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  Wednesday, April 13th, 2011 08:56 pm

Marvin The Martian
(brushpen & digital stuff —Marvin The Martian ™ & © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.)

Back when I was growing up with the TV as my babysitter,I thought that Marvin The Martian was a little kid.Mostly because he was short,had a childish voice in the old Spanish dubbings,and he wore some cool sneakers.It was a bit shocking finding out that he was an adult all along.
So let this pic be an image of a hopeful future where Marvin does grow up and becomes a badass space invader —with cool shoes,of course.

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  Soundtrack: Dawn Of The Dead - Murderdolls  

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  Wednesday, April 6th, 2011 10:42 pm

Dinosaur
(paperless image)

It's been quite a while since I posted any dinosaurs around here so here's this one.
Don't ask me about what species it is supposed to be though,because I drew it in between lunch and some chores and couldn't use any of my reference books.However,It does look like a weird hybrid of ceratosaurus,allosaurus,gorgosaurus and some other feathered theropod (yeah,I know,I'm such a nerd in this topic).If necessary,I'll simply call him Heathcliff.

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  Status:  bouncy  
  Soundtrack: Bed Of Nails - Alice Cooper  

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  Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 09:00 pm

Sinforoso Bigfoot
(water brush & digital stuff)

Hometown: Saskatchewan
Likes: Slim Whitman's music,vintage Western movies,Tex-mex food
Dis-likes: Tourists,people that don't believe in his existence and think that he's a gorilla
Super Powers: He can ride a horse,pet a dog and hold his breath underwater
Personality: Really loud and very kind.Sometimes he can get angry quickly but he's also quick at forgetting and forgiving.
PS.-The middle 'S' stands for Sasquatch,of course

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  Status:  curious  
  Soundtrack: Dancing Barefoot - U2  

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  Sunday, March 20th, 2011 10:10 pm


I'm guessing some of you were expecting this:a new illustration based upon the lovely Miss Ponylegs (go visit her at Flickr,Tumblr and Godsgirls.com —NSFW links).But this time she's not alone because along with her is the not less charming Miss Ari Dee,whom also kindly allowed me to use her likeness (she's available on Tumblr and Godsgirls —NSFW links,too).

About this illo I felt a bit more confident with these portrait experiments but also thought I still can achieve more.So yup,it's a safe bet I'll keep doing them in the future whenever I find time for that.We shall see then.

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  Soundtrack: Just Like Chocolate - The Dollyrots  

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  Sunday, March 13th, 2011 10:31 pm

Lil' something
(paperless image)

Today I should have been typing some articles due this Tuesday.
And maybe eating something.
Instead of that,I kept iTunes playing non-stop while experimenting with some Photoshop™ brushes.Yeah,a man has to have his priorities,y'know.
Anyways,while doing that I found a minute or two for doing this image you see.

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  Soundtrack: Cuando Pase El Temblor - Soda Stereo  

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