Matt Elder

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Wild Tooth Slot / Pokie / Fruit / Gaming / Poker Machine

s the main personality theme panel from the Wild Tooth Slot / Pokie / Fruit / Gaming / Poker Machine I did circa 2009 for Aristocrat. This was a wildly successful game and of the 2000 odd games released into the NSW market in the last 5 years by any manufacturer, this is in …

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CyberForce’s Aphrodite V Digital Painting

s CyberForce’s Aphrodite V taken from the recent kickstarter reboot of Cyberforce (of which I’m looking forward to my hardcopy as a financial supporter – http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/620244384/cyber-force-returns ). Pencils by: Marc Silvestri Here

Baby Sleeping Portrait Study

Baby Sleeping Portrait Study

iece is a study from one of my own photographs for a painting I hope to get to one day. Is it done with charcoal or is it digital?!

Interviewed on Kapow Comic Book Show

le while back when Image Comic’s Topcow head Matt Hawkins was in at Kings Comics, the Kapow Comic Book Show did an interview with me about my comic book art (and hence on the 2nd half of the below youtube video):

African Animals Nursery Mural Painting

ntly completed this large African Animals Nursery Mural Painting (Acrylic on Canvas – 0.76 x 2.0m (2.5 x 6 foot). ). There are 50+ African animals in this large painting that needed to be bright, for a childs nursery and done in a weekend (usually dislike acrylic and stay away from but needed it …

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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).