Jim & Mikey

James Johnston and Mike Vennart of Biffy Clyro. This was commissioned by several friends for a very wonderful person.
Prismacolor pencils, copic marker, and white gel pen on 11×14″ Bristol vellum. June 2017.
Source photo used with kind permission from 40 Photography.

THE DRAGON

My newest drawing: The Dragon.

Magician and one half of Scottish band Marmaduke Duke. Prismacolor pencils on 4×6″ black paper. Finished 6 December 2016. ~14 hours.

James Alexander Graham: Not An Ugly Bastard.

The Twilight Sad played two gigs in Portland yesterday, and I had the pleasure of chatting with the guys for a bit after each. I had drawn a portrait of James, and gave it to him after the first show, a small acoustic session at a local record shop. James is absolutely gracious and kind. And contrary to what he said, he is definitely NOT “an ugly bastard”.

James Alexander Graham | The Twilight Sad frontman, drawn from a still of their Paisley Abbey performance. Finished 01 November 2014. I had the pleasure of giving this drawing to James at their in-store acoustic performance the day after I finished the work.

Dragon

My latest portrait: JP Reid (The Dragon), musician, songwriter, and one of the sweetest people on the planet. You may know him from his collaborations with Simon Neil of Biffy Clyro. Please listen to his bands: Sucioperro and Medals. <3

Graphite on 11×14” Bristol board (drawing is approx. 6.5×11”). ~46 hours.
Finished 17 July 2014.

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SiLhouette

Yes, I’ve been planning that pun for a while. 😛

Simon Neil in silhouette, drawn from a screenshot I took of iTunes Festival 2012.
Prismacolor pencils on black paper.
About 12 hours total, finished 28 March 2014.

Simon Neil