Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Down Time @ Work

Thanks to a well-timed note from Mark, I re-discovered the work of Milt Kobayashi. This meager little sketch is shamelessly inspired by his simplicity and (odd) colour sense. Good use of work downtime, anyway.

19 Comments:

Blogger Richard Oud said...

amazing! love the colors and the atmosphere..

1:59 AM  
Blogger Mark Behm said...

Got that Liepke/Kobayashi nose!

11:41 AM  
Blogger Dave McClellan said...

My first thought was Liepke, didn't know about Kobayashi. Now I do. Dig those colors.

1:47 PM  
Blogger marcobucci said...

Yeah, Liepke and Kobayashi seem to be big influences on each other.

2:23 PM  
Blogger Gon said...

Fantástic capture of shadows and light, love it!

8:19 AM  
Blogger Kevin Keele said...

Nice colors, and great brushy lines (as always).

11:29 AM  
Blogger Ramses said...

Cool paint! this girl looks great!

12:03 PM  
Blogger Fabrizio said...

Wow, I love the colour of the hair!

Fab

12:57 PM  
Blogger Marcelo Braga said...

Great paintings, man! Wow!

1:30 PM  
Blogger Goobeetsablog said...

yeah definitely
Skip Liepke....but
they are all just stealing from
Degas, and maybe some Raphael Soyer

lovely painting.

10:44 AM  
Blogger Dave said...

You really did a great job on this!

7:51 PM  
Blogger Anders said...

great colors Marco, I go check for some Kobayashi & Liepke stuffs now, thanks for the reference!
and your Cleopatra is awesome!!

5:43 AM  
Blogger tom said...

Lots of great updates since I last visited!

6:02 AM  
Blogger Alina Chau said...

Pretty!!

11:24 PM  
Blogger bog_art said...

I hadn't seen his art before, but yes!! his job is so inspirational, and you have catched this mood in this piece..

10:42 PM  
Blogger GhettoFab said...

incredible! turned out fantastic Marco!

8:37 AM  
Blogger Tim Bye said...

Great work!

11:58 AM  
Blogger adrian said...

Excellent Marco. Love the character in it.

11:48 AM  
Blogger LauraBraga said...

Wow Marco.
Like always you did great stuff.
I Love the colors in this last picture.
Great atmosphere too.

Laura :)

2:05 PM  

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