Friday, March 30, 2007

Grody Rock Star

One for the Avalanche blog, the theme was "Rock Star" He ended up being a mish-mash of the following ideas:


44 comments:

Tim Bye said...

Super! Looks like somebodies had a few late nights! The hair is great!

Mark Behm said...

Heh heh heh. Good stuff, man. Great teeth!

GhettoFab said...

great design! Lve that posture heheh nuther phenomnial piece sir!

Roc said...

genius, Ryan!..... his expression is great.

Anders said...

ahahah!! I can hear him say "groovy baby!"
excellent, Ryan!

Todd Oman said...

Awesome design, love the teeth and hair and tiny stoned out eyes.

benjatoon! said...

really nice work woody! great characters! benja!

ljay said...

wow, I love when you guys post on Friday..makes fridays that much better. This is awsome!! I can almost smell the achohol and smoke on his breath...livin' the hard life baby. another favorite. Thanks!

Richard Oud said...

really nice!

caricaturas said...

Bloody Hell, that is some great textures and the expression ohh man!

Jose Darias said...

Wow , it remember me Micke Jagger , it´s very heavy dude , congratulations ryan!!

kend said...

wow thats crazt##$ awsome....you avalanche guys blow my mind. you guys paint mainly in photoshop or painter, im trying to teach myself some painting skills. but i find so far my stuff still looks "digital" like. maybe it just practice. anyways great work

Dela said...

Love his skin complexion ,so healthy.
Thank you Woody for making my Monday
much easier.Cheers

Joe said...

Great combo of inspiration. Pure genius adding Sideshow Bob.

Simon Scales said...

Great illustration man! Love the textures that your incorporating into your work - it works so well. Really nice color palette.

Scott Altmann said...

Ah man- I got a good laugh at that one.Even better to see the influences for the piece to ...adds to the hilarity. Great!

Alex Sinenko said...

wow, well done. If I had to pick my favourite pars about this piece, I'd say the hair (really sells that course look of hairspray overuse) and the tats :)

UM said...

Excellent stuff! Love all of it, maybe because he reminds me a bit of myself:)

Mr Harte said...

ha, Great teeth

Dominic Bugatto said...

That's awesome!

Newsquirt said...

hah left a comment over at the ava-blog. Mentioned he looks like Tommy Lee...and I see you're influences...hah.

A great piece

Roland Mechael said...

totally rock!

Heath said...

Nice work, Ryno! I really like his hair.

Kei Acedera said...

Oh man thats totally rad Ryan. I luuvvv the leprechan below too! Its always so fun to visit your blog!

Bobby Chiu said...

Bahahaha... verrrry nice Ryan!

adrian said...

Now that's wicked cool!

LauraBraga said...

Very beautiful, Ryan.
And your colors are always awesome for me.

Laura:)

mike said...

haha! that's great!

marcobucci said...

I love the tattoo. And I especially love how you managed to sneak an eyeball in there.

Cedric said...

Amazing work as always. By the way, I just noticed that you were interviewed on the Character Design blog. Congrats! That's a great group to be in (I was interviewed there myself so I should know!) :-)

cdeboda said...

Awesome concept!

Tom Kidd said...

Ha! I worked with this guy when I had a summer job in high school. He used to hang his head out of the truck and ask people if they were his parents. Yep, he was a rock star too . . . or so he told us.

Shawn Escott said...

Oh boy!

justinpatrickparpan said...

Super Grungy Ryan. Really awesome work.

skanes said...

yeah, but does he know the 'metal handshake'? you can't be a true rock god until you've perfected the 'rock lock'!

awesome painting...right down to the tattoos and cig embers...i always look forward to seeing new posts from you.

Sebastien Gallego said...

Man! You are so good Ryan! I love this one.

Andrew Glazebrook said...

I can recommend a good dentist for this guy ! Super work but then why would I expect less !?

Diogo Carneiro said...

Lol !!
GREAT!

Hethe Srodawa said...

Hey Mr. Wood, I love your art and I love the way you paint! Fantastic stuff.

R.Dress said...

Mic-jagged:)

Ben Reynolds said...

He's awesome! I love it!

Ryan Wood said...

Thanks for stopping by & commenting, I appreciate it. I've been neglecting the blog for a bit, more posts soon.

Vidyanand Kamat said...

Helo Ryan...

Very much pleased to see your comment. I’m a great fan of ur work n keep on visiting ur blog to check out for new posts…You people at Avalanche Software r just gr8...ur work gives me an inspiration to improve myself... Keep visiting n posting comments which acts as a work booster …If possible do tell other Avalanche’ites also to visit n leave a comment which will really motivate me to accomplish my goal… I’m gratified for visiting my blog…

Regards,
Vidyanand.

THE Incredible Andy said...

Great color variation, and a fun drawing. Probably my favorite piece of yours.