Matt Elder

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Name: Matt Elder
Date registered: November 14, 2010

Latest posts

  1. Gandalf – Ian McKellen Caricature Digital Art Piece — January 8, 2014
  2. Big Fortune Slot / Pokie / Fruit / Gaming / Poker Machine — November 4, 2013
  3. Woman Woman at Volcano Pin-up Digital Painting — August 22, 2013
  4. Aloha Paradise Slot / Pokie / Fruit / Gaming / Poker Machine — August 22, 2013
  5. Wild Tooth Slot / Pokie / Fruit / Gaming / Poker Machine — April 1, 2013

Most commented posts

  1. Hulk Smash Brick Wall Oil Painting — 6 comments
  2. Female Gambit Digital Painting — 3 comments
  3. How to Draw & Paint: Masterclass 02: Self Portrait Oil Painting by — 3 comments
  4. Free Video Tutorial: How to Draw: The Basics — 2 comments
  5. The Flash 01 Oil Painting & Pencil Sketch Study — 2 comments

Author's posts listings


Hellboy at the Cemetary – Portrait Oil Painting

Tweet Really enjoyed reading Hellboy / BPRD so thought I’d take a crack at an oil painting verison of the character. Also wanted to pay a little more attention to the background on this piece than some of my other comic painting attempts.


Yoda on Dagobah – Oil Painting

Tweet I wanted to push a comic style painting a little more impressionistic and why not give everyone’s favorite Star Wars Jedi Master, Yoda, the treatment. This whole painting was done primarily with a just a palette knife.


Catwoman Crouching 01 Portrait Oil Painting

Tweet Recently completed “Catwoman Crouching 01” Oil Painting. This was the first time I’d tried a female comic character and I find them a little harder to do then their male counterparts.


Hulk Smash Brick Wall Oil Painting

Tweet Recently completed “Hulk Smash Brick Wall” Oil Painting. I was playing around with more of a limited palette than normal and only used about 6 colours in this painting (white, yellow, 2 greens, burnt and raw sienna).


The Flash 01 Oil Painting & Pencil Sketch Study

Tweet Recently completed The Flash Oil Painting This was the original pencil sketch study for the painting:


Optimus Prime Transformer Marker Sketch

Tweet This was a quick sketch I did for a weekly OzComics competition and WON: Optimus Prime Draw Off


Store Now Open

Tweet The online store is now open! Here you can inquire about purchasing original artworks and/or purchase artworks on various product ranges through the new Cafepress shopfront Over time I add new artworks but if there is a specific artwork you’d like to see on a product range, feel free… Continue reading »


Female Gambit Digital Painting

Tweet This was something I was having a bit of fun with for a couple of nights before I went to sleep. Just thought the idea of a female Gambit was cool and meant I could use colours I thought would be appropriate. Pencils by ComfortLove – Colours by Matt Elder (me)


Australiana Between the Flags

Tweet A colleague of a client had completed their in time Australia and was heading back to Canada. In that time they’d become a keen surfer while in Australia so wanted to give a surfboard with a very Australian theme. The turnaround time on this one was very tight and first time I’d ever properly… Continue reading »


How to Draw & Paint: Masterclass 03: Shoe Still Life Oil Painting

Tweet I recently completed a shoe still life painting for the 2011 Foot Locker Art Prize and created an accompanying free time lapse video tutorial of the painting from start to finish. This is a new addition to the How to Draw & Paint: Masterclass series and hope you enjoy! How to Draw & Paint:… Continue reading »