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COMPS

August 24, 2015

Here is a rough, or comp for my upcoming Workbook Ad.  Miracle Studios advertises in two “creative black books” , WorkBook, through my agents in New York, The Mendola Agency,  and with the Directory of illustration.  These pieces are generally fun to work on.  I try to concentrate on iconic super hero material, with strong […]

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Mundane Missions: Holiday Chores!

December 21, 2013

I spent today purchasing mailers and Starbucks Gift Cards / writing thank you notes/ sorting/ wrapping/ packaging AND standing in  a very long line at the Post Office.  In other words, the usual Christmas stuff.   We’re sending out thank you notes and gifts to our swell clients, and of course our amazing agents  in […]

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Storyboards: San Antonio Spurs

June 3, 2010

Storyboards are fun to do.  Pure drawing with little art direction.

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Historical Poster!

June 2, 2010

  Hey, look what came in the mail!  It’s a card sized version of our big poster we did for the Oklahoma History Center! Here are the pencils, I did for the poster.  I got to draw myself on it, as well as, John Wooley my co-creator on such titles as The Miracle Squad, and […]

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Self Promotion: Directory of Illustration

May 29, 2010

  Check out our digital portfolio at the Directoryofillustration.com

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ONLINE GAME: TAX SMACK

April 15, 2010

  We created this game for Blockdot.  It’s their highest played game, ever! Last count was over 30,000,000 plays!   Tax Smack  is online  at Kewlbox.com The game is simple,  this is your accountant…… and you take out your tax related frustrations on him.   Uh,  all in good fun , of course!

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Illustration: Cheshire Cat

April 9, 2010

by artist in residence, Scott Youtsey.

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Illustration: Ninja!

April 8, 2010

This Ninja will appear in a history book on the subject for kids.  I really liked how this one turned out.  I like the feel of this  quiet night scene, illuminated by a full moon overhead.  Click on the illustration and it will come up in a separate window. The colors look  richer and more […]

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Illustration: Promo Art

April 7, 2010

Comps for  our agent’s promotional calendar!  An  illustration  for the month of August.  It’s supposed to be a fun summer beach scene.  Of course since it’s a Miracle Studios illustration it can’t be an ordinary Norman Rockwell type of theme.  It’s got to have something WILD. Hence the crashed rocket ship , which has been […]

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Newton “Butch” Burcham

March 27, 2010

  World Famous toy designer , publisher and illustrator Newton Burcham, visits  Miracle.  Newton regularly hangs out at the studio, sometimes working on his own art or freelancing a Miracle assignment, and always eager to discuss illustration, particularly Frank Frazetta, whom we all consider to be one of the greats. Newton avoids publicity like it’s […]

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