Following up on my Vincent Price portrait and Hammer Horror theme, I thought you might like to see my illustration of Christopher Lee. The best Dracula and a figure synonymous with horror movies and many, many late nights, sat in the dark glued to the TV.
A print of the finished illustration is available via my Society 6 Shop.
Using the buttons below you can either press Play and watch the image come alive before your very eyes or cycle through them at your leisure. Below the images are notes on each stage. All comments and questions welcome!
Friday nights as a youngster for me was all about classic horror. The BBC, for a short but memorable period used to show a brilliant selection of Hammer Horror and Roger Corman movies every Friday night at 10pm and I absolutely lapped it up. Many evenings were spent in company of Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing […]
My Comic Book Movie posts each week are made up of a quick brush, pen and ink sketch working to a theme set by the collaborative illustration website, Illustration Friday. Each drawing takes on average 1-2 hours to complete and serve as a great warm-up to get me started for the week, and also serve […]
John Huston’s Key Largo is one of my favorite of the Bogart and Bacall movies. With our protagonists trapped inside a hotel with a bunch of gangsters and a tropical storm raging outside, it’s a film full of atmosphere and one of the classic noir movies. I wanted to try my hand at a noir […]
The poster I illustrated for The Good the Bad and the Ugly as part of the Ritzy Cinema’s 100 years celebration has proven to be one of my most popular images. You can see the full, finished poster here and below you can watch a slide-show progression of the Clint Eastwood section of the poster, […]
This Bride of Frankenstein pin-up is quite an old illustration of mine and one created as part of an experiment transferring hand-drawn pen and ink line work into Adobe Illustrator using the Live Trace feature, with the aim of creating vector artwork with an effective, hand-drawn look. On reflection I’d say it worked reasonably well, […]
In another new feature to the Wingsart blog, I take you behind the scenes on the creation of my illustrations, sharing with you my working methods in a series of posts that I hope will encourage discussion and inspire others to share their tips and techniques. This week I take a close up look at […]