Here’s an animated gif showing the progression of the painting I did for Stacey R., through several stages. Charcoal pencil sketch, then black and white oil paints on a 24 x 36″ canvas. In case you don’t know your classic film noir, that’s a scene from The Maltese Falcon.
Now available for commissions, e-mail: RudyMcBacon75@yahoo.com
We recently had an art show at Culture Brewing in O.B. The show featured prints of drawings around the neighborhood. Our friend Mary D. wrote about it on her food blog, This Tasty Life and here’s a video on Youtube. The drawings can also be seen in our latest comic book, Unemployed in Ocean Beach, which can be found on the shelves of Galactic Comics in O.B., or here on our Etsy Store.
The Legend of Rudy McBacon is a self-published comic book created by Frank A. and Derek O. Eight issues of the comic were printed between 2004 and 2010, chronicling the adventures of a minor league ballplayer, superhero, monster slayer, Allied soldier, Old West gunhand, community service activist, post-apocalyptic scavenger, and intergalactic drunk. There is still a lot of ambitious rhetoric about putting together the long-awaited ninth issue, but so far only a few preliminary outlines exist. In the meantime, new artwork can be found on our online sketchbook, a collection of drawings, paintings and links to other McBacon-related stuff. We’ll keep trying to dig up some more old comic-con photos, too, you can see the Rudy McBacon crew mingling with other comic book artists, horror movie icons, various costumed weirdos and fellow comic book geeks. We’ve also still got our Cafe Press store going, if you’re in the market for a tasteless throw pillow.