Knock-knock! Who’s there? Doctor! Doctor Who..?!

Been a while since I did an update, so I thought I’d share some things I’ve been working on in my “spare” time.

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First up is my latest painting- a Tom Baker/4th Doctor I did for the MidSouthCon art show last weekend.

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I had it, along with my “The Man Who Laughs” and “Ming, The Merciless” on one panel…

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…and my “Young Sherlock“, “Stage Fright!“, “Playing With Your Head“, and “Mummy” paintings on another panel.

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The Doctor was very popular at the con!

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He was 2’x3′ and airbrushed acrylics on a stretched canvas. Tom Baker was always my favorite Dr. Who, but I still dig the new Doctors!

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So does my wife, Nicki!

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We had a great time at MidSouthCon, and I’ll be doing a full blog post about it on Have Geek Will Travel soon!

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The other thing(s) I’ve been working on is the t-shirt design for the 35th annual Superman Celebration in Metropolis, IL. So far the feedback to the design has been positive.

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This is the second time I’ve gotten to design the official logo design for the celebration. I did it last year as well. I didn’t draw either Superman- the line art was provided by DC Comics. I did the design- layout, colors, and typesetting on each.

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The design will be used not only on tees for sale in Metropolis, but also on the staff/volunteer tees, Superman Celebration program guides, buttons, mugs, and more.

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Got a few new sketchcard gigs I’ll be able to announce soon, plus looking forward to doing more art for the Orpheum Theatre now that their 2013-2014 schedule has been announced. I’ll be doing another chair for auction, plus hopefully more for them over the next year.

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For now- I’ve gotta fly!

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Lin

Lin has been an artist and screen printer in the t-shirt industry for over 25 years and was a graphic artist designing monuments for 5 years. Lin is the creator of the web-comic Scared Silly and was co-creator of the self-published comic book series Bushi Tales (with Pencil Neck Studios partner Dave Beaty). He currently runs a geek travel blog and cartoon site- HaveGeekWillTravel.com. Lin has also done his fair share of freelance art for clients such as Coca-Cola, the Memphis Riverkings (CHL), Topps, Kevin Paige (CD cover art), 96X, and Rock103.. Lin has done mural work for Pancho’s, McDonald’s and Fitzgerald’s Casino, and his artwork has also appeared in The Memphis Flyer, Commercial Appeal, Airbrush Action Magazine, Amazing Figure Modeler, Stargodz (comic book with Conquest Studios), on Rock103 (Wake Up Crew web comic) and The Outdoor Channel’s websites, the MSCA (Mid-South Cartoonists Association) comics It Came From Beneath The Drawing Board and Overdrawn and Underwritten, in author Christa Michael’s first book – Ramblings With Redde: Why Does My Life Seem Like A Bad “B” Flick?, and Comic Geek Speak’s CGS:The End comic. Lin was a volunteer for the Memphis Ronald McDonald House, and an artist and scare-crew member for the Haunted Web Of Horrors charity haunted house (which benefited Youth Villages). He was named the Memphis Ronald McDonald House’s Special Events Volunteer of the Year in 2001, and again with RMH ‘A-Team’ and Nightmarez/HauntedWeb.com co-horts Patrick French and Todd Patton in 2002. He was awarded the “Superman Of Metropolis” award as a guest artist at the 2005 Metropolis Superman Celebration, and was the Artist Guest Of Honor at ShadowconXIII in 2009 and in 2012. He has also won two M.A.R.S. (Memphis Area Radio Stations) awards for writing and voicing radio commercials, and was awarded a 2012 President’s Volunteer Service Award by Volunteer Northwest Mississippi, a volunteer center of the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, in conjunction with the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation and the Corporation for National & Community Service. Lin served as the President and Vice-President of the Mid-South Cartoonists Association (MSCA) for 4 years and 9 years, respectively. He is currently a member of the MSCA and DeSoto Arts Council in North Mississippi. He is married to Nicki Workman, and has 3 cats- Jarael, Harley Quinn, and Lex.

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