Matt Elder

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Yoda, Flash and Optimus Artworks featured on ComicsAlliance.com

he last little bit, I’ve had my artworks featured on ComicsAlliance.com in there “Best Art Ever (This Week)”. Here are the links: Yoda on Dagobah http://www.comicsalliance.com/2012/08/10/best-art-ever-this-week-08-10-12/ The Flash http://www.comicsalliance.com/2011/12/09/best-art-ever-this-week-12-09-11/ Optimus Prime http://www.comicsalliance.com/2011/11/11/best-art-ever-this-week-11-11-11-omg/

Hellboy at the Cemetary – Portrait Oil Painting

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

ed 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

ly 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

ly 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

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

Optimus Prime Transformer Marker Sketch

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

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Female Gambit Digital Painting

as 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 – http://comfortlove.deviantart.com/art/Chick-Gambit-91981925 Colours by Matt Elder (me)

Australiana Between the Flags

eague 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 airbrushed …

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