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New Work - Portrait of a Madman.

Good Afternoon.

Here is some new work, a portrait of the tyrannical dictator of the year, Moammar Gadhafi.Let me know what you think. He's a fun one to draw, all jowly with crazy hair flowing our from under his hat.


  1. I like the messy blood splatter. Seems appropriate.

  2. Thanks. After I added it I just continued to use the blood red for the rendering. It seemed to help set the tone.

  3. I like this a lot!
    (my word verification was "STABLE") dun-dun-DUNNN!

  4. Thanks Jamie. I love the word verification you got, that's hilarious.