MANAFEST STONES: ALBUM REVIEW- GUITAR WEEK!

MANAFEST’S BRAND NEW ALBUM “STONES” WAS RELEASED TODAY AND IT IS AWESOME! FOR ME, IT PERSONALLY TRUMPS THE CHASE FOR MY FAVORITE MANAFEST ALBUM, WHICH HAS BEEN FOR ALMOST A DECADE. MY PERSONAL FAVORITES ARE FIRESTARTER, BLOW YOU AWAY, MERRY GO ROUND, COMING BACK, AND STONES. THIS ALBUM BLENDS ROCK, REGGAE, POP, METAL, RAP, AND MANY OTHER GENRES INTO AN AWESOME MIX WITH A GREAT BASS GUITAR … Continue reading MANAFEST STONES: ALBUM REVIEW- GUITAR WEEK!

LIVE IT WELL BY SWITCHFOOT GUITAR COVER- GUITAR WEEK!

HERE’S TODAY’S GUITAR COVER FOR GUITAR WEEK! I KNOW I PROMISED I’D DO THIS MONTHS AGO, BUT DIDN’T DO UNTIL A COUPLE OF DAYS FOR SOME REASON. IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO PICK THE SONG FOR THE NEXT GUITAR COVER/MUSICIAN DRAWING! PICK THE NEXT COVER: http://www.ranker.com/list/next-guitar-cover-for-rockin_-art-com/comicartist12?publish=true REQUEST A DRAWING OF A MUSICIAN IN THE COMMENTS! Continue reading LIVE IT WELL BY SWITCHFOOT GUITAR COVER- GUITAR WEEK!

JOHN COOPER OF SKILLET DRAWING- GUITAR WEEK!

SINCE IT’S GUITAR WEEK, I FIGURED WHY NOT THROW SOME DRAWINGS INTO THE MIX AS WELL, HERE’S JOHN COOPER OF SKILLET! AS YOU CAN SEE, I REFERENCED BY UNLEASHED CD, SO I MADE A SPECIAL BLUE VERSION. SINCE IT’S GUITAR WEEK, I’LL DO A SPECIAL OFFER: REQUEST A DRAWING, AND GET A DRAWING FOR THE PRICE OF $20, WHICH A REALISTIC PIECE LIKE THE ONE … Continue reading JOHN COOPER OF SKILLET DRAWING- GUITAR WEEK!

DRAWING OF THE WEEK: AMADEUS CHO

REFERENCED THE CHAMPIONS TPB COVER BY HUMBERTO RAMOS, CHANGED IT UP A BIT AND MADE IT MY STYLE, I ACTUALLY THINK IT LOOKS BETTER THAN RAMOS’S. COLORED VERSION (ABOVE), USED MY PROMARKER AND PRISMACOLOR PREMIER MARKERS, WHICH I WAS ABLE TO GIVE IT A POP ART FEEL. COLORS: CANARY- PROMARKER HENNA- PROMARKER LIME GREEN- PROMARKER YELLOWED ORANGE- PRISMACOLOR MULBERRY- PRISMACOLOR VIOLET- PRISMACOLOR PARROT GREEN- PRISMACOLOR … Continue reading DRAWING OF THE WEEK: AMADEUS CHO

TOP 5: MCU MOVIES

Since I Just Saw Spider-Man: Homecoming, I figured that this week’s Top 5 is my favorite MCU Movies. 5. DOCTOR STRANGE 4. GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY You can see my review here: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: MOVIE REVIEW* SPOILERS 3. IRON MAN 2. SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING You can see my review here: SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING- MOVIE REVIEW* SPOILERS 1. CAPTAIN AMERICA: WINTER SOLDIER What’s your top 5? Comment below! … Continue reading TOP 5: MCU MOVIES

DRAW! EPISODE ONE; SPIDER-MAN HOMEMADE SUIT FROM SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING

In the first episode of DRAW!, which is divided into 3 parts because of YouTube time restrictions, I show you how to draw the homemade spider-man suit from the new movie. Here is the finished result:   I went in off- camera and outlined the drawing in my black sakura pigma graphic 1 pen. Request the next video tutorial in the comments! TOOLS I USE: … Continue reading DRAW! EPISODE ONE; SPIDER-MAN HOMEMADE SUIT FROM SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING

SOME CLARIFICATION ON MY NEW SCHEDULE…

WHEN I POSTED MY NEW SCHEDULE, MY DATES WERE WRONG, AND I REALIZED THAT THERE WAS NO CLARIFICATION ON WHAT WEEKS WOULD BE WHAT. HERE IS A BETTER SCHEDULE. July 1st: MEME OF THE WEEK #2 July 2nd: DRAWING OF THE WEEK July 3rd:  ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN COMIC REVIEW July 4th:  TOP 5: ARTISTS THAT INSPIRE ME, HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY! July 5th:  -NOTHING- July 6th: DRAW! EPISODE … Continue reading SOME CLARIFICATION ON MY NEW SCHEDULE…

TOP 5: ARTISTS THAT INSPIRE MY WORK

IN THIS WEEK’S TOP 5 I’LL BE DOING THE TOP 5 ARTISTS THAT HAVE IN A WAY INFLUENCED MY ART STYLE. SINCE I’M A COMIC ARTIST (DON’T WORRY THERE IS AN ACTUAL COMIC COMING SOON), MOST OF THESE ARE COMIC ARTISTS. THESE ARE NOT IN ANY SPECIFIC ORDER. EVERY ARTIST TAKES WORK OF ARTISTS THAT HE LIKES AND CRAFTS THEM INTO HIS OWN, SUCH AS … Continue reading TOP 5: ARTISTS THAT INSPIRE MY WORK

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN (2000) VOLUME 1- COMIC REVIEW

When Marvel came out with their Ultimate Universe, Brian Bendis and Mark Bagley were given the chance to reinvent Peter Parker for the modern age, their run was one of my favorite Spider-Man books ever, and is the longest spanning creative team on one series in Marvel history. Since Spider-man Homecoming is coming out, I thought I’d do a review of the comics it is … Continue reading ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN (2000) VOLUME 1- COMIC REVIEW

DRAWING OF THE WEEK: HOMEMADE SPIDER-MAN SUIT FROM THE UPCOMING “SPIDER-MAN HOMECOMING” MOVIE

TOOLS USED: HB FABER-CASTELL PENCIL MICRONS PENTEL POCKET BRUSH PEN ERASER NEXT WEEK: FIRST ONE TO GUESS WHO THIS IS GETS A $5 OFF DISCOUNT AT THE ROCKIN’ ART.COM STORE WHEN THEY PURCHASE ONE DRAWING OVER $25. SO, GUESS! Continue reading DRAWING OF THE WEEK: HOMEMADE SPIDER-MAN SUIT FROM THE UPCOMING “SPIDER-MAN HOMECOMING” MOVIE

WHY MARVEL’S LEGACY INITIATIVE WON’T WORK PART 2- NEW 52 REBOOT?

THIS IS A PART TWO OF A POST, TO SEE PART 1 AND THE REASONING OF THIS POST, CLICK HERE: WHY MARVEL’S LEGACY INITIATIVE WON’T WORK PART 1: NO REBIRTH WITHOUT REBOOT AS I SAID BEFORE IN PART 1, LEGACY IS BOUND TO FAIL, SURE I’LL READ IT, BUT I THINK THE ONLY WAY TO SAVE MARVEL IS A NEW 52 STYLE REBOOT. HERE’S HOW I … Continue reading WHY MARVEL’S LEGACY INITIATIVE WON’T WORK PART 2- NEW 52 REBOOT?

NEW CONTENT COMING SOON!

EVERY QUARTER OF THE YEAR OR SO, I DO AN UPDATE POST ABOUT WHAT’S COMING SOON TO THE SITE. AND I’M PROUD TO ANNOUNCE A SCHEDULE OF NEW CONTENT! I’VE BEEN WANTING TO PUT OUT MORE ORIGINAL CONTENT, SO HERE’S THE SCHEDULE! MONDAY: REVIEWS- not weekly TUESDAY: BLOG FEATURES WEDNESDAY: GUITAR COVERS/TUTORIALS THURSDAY: DRAW!- new!, ART CHALLENGES, AND TUTORIALS FRIDAY: QUICKRIFFZ- new! SATURDAY: MEME OF … Continue reading NEW CONTENT COMING SOON!

TRAILER REVIEWS: MAY 2017

HEH, LIKE MY SPIDER MAN POSTER PARODY, BECAUSE, WELL YOU KNOW ALREADY DON’T YOU! YOU LITTLE INTERNET CREEP LOOKING AT REVIEWS OF TRAILERS AND NEWS OF MOVIE POSTERS YOU, YOU! OOPS, SORRY, GOT OFF TRACK, ANYWAYS HERE IS THE REVIEW! SPIDER-MAN HOMECOMING THERE WAS SEEMINGLY MILLIONS OF TRAILERS FOR IT CAME OUT THIS MONTH, SO YOU CAN SEE ALL OF THEM ABOVE IN ONE VIDEO. … Continue reading TRAILER REVIEWS: MAY 2017

THE HOBBIT, OR THERE AND BACK AGAIN: BOOK REVIEW- SCHOOL PROJECT* SPOILERS

The Hobbit, or there and back again is a novel written by J.R.R. Tolkein in 1937. It centers on a hobbit named Bilbo Baggins, a grumpy, fat, small, and hairy version of a human, who the wizard, Gandalf finds and gets him to join an adventure, which he utterly despises, along with 13 dwarves, to kill the dragon Smaug and take his treasure. This work … Continue reading THE HOBBIT, OR THERE AND BACK AGAIN: BOOK REVIEW- SCHOOL PROJECT* SPOILERS

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER: MOVIE REVIEW* SPOILERS- MEMORIAL DAY SPECIAL!

HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY! TO CELEBRATE I’M DOING A REVIEW OF CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER, WHICH IS SET IN WORLD WAR II. AS ALWAYS I’LL START WITH THE CHARACTERS: STEVE ROGERS/CAPTAIN AMERICA MOST CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT (OBVIOUSLY) FOR CAP, REALLY FUNNY SEEING SKINNY CHRIS EVANS RATING: 4.5/5.0 PEGGY/AGENT CARTER A FAN-FAVORITE AND LOVER OF CAP, (SHE EVEN GOT A SPINOFF SHOW), SHE PLAYS AMERICAN SPY. RATING: 4.0/5.0 RED … Continue reading CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER: MOVIE REVIEW* SPOILERS- MEMORIAL DAY SPECIAL!

ART CHALLENGE: FIX BAD ART!- POWER MAN/IRON FIST (2016-)

I’VE DECIDED TO DO AN ART CHALLENGE! MY CHALLENGE POSTS WILL NOT BE APART OF MY REGULAR DRAWING THE WEEK POSTS, AND ARE COMPLETELY SEPARATE. TODAY’S ART CHALLENGE IS THE FIX BAD ART CHALLENGE, SO THAT MEANS I REDRAW WHAT I THINK IS BAD ART FROM COMIC BOOKS AND MAKE IT BETTER CHANGE STUFF. SO, I’VE DECIDED TO DRAW THE COVER OF POWER MAN AND … Continue reading ART CHALLENGE: FIX BAD ART!- POWER MAN/IRON FIST (2016-)