Category: Illustrations

Sinister

Today’s post is much more grim than my usual postings and not for the faint of heart. This illustration highlights one of my darker characters named Jean Claude, a man who works as an “Extractor”; a polite way to say  he uses interrogation techniques that are not exactly humane. Jean Claude combines physical pain and psychological insight in his methods, digging deep (sometimes literally) to find the answers he’s been hired to retrieve. In this setting, Jean Claude is working over a high-ranking member of a criminal organization, trying to find information on a missing child. The man, as Jean Claude’s research concludes, has had a fear of mirrors/broken glass since he was a child, a fact that is used against the man. Jean Claude’s story is an intense psychological thriller that features espionage, conspiracy and and examination of the value of human life. Sinister is the word that inspired this piece, and it’s certainly fitting.

Sinister

“Sinister”, 6.25 x 8.5, Digitial

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In the Eye of the Beholder

 

“In the Eye of the Beholder”  14″ x 22″, Photoshop CS5

For those who had wondered about the work on the top banner of my wordpress page, this is the full work. The original color is red, while the banner is green.