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Hogan's Heroes!

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Hogan's Heroes! Loved this show and it had a great theme song too. This was all done on my iPhone and yes, it took forever!! #artofpinto #iphonepainting #hogansheroes 
Are you supposed to hashtag on blogs??
Enjoy!





And here, as usual, is the cleaned up pencil drawing. 

Meeting Howard Chaykin!

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One of the perks of being at a comic convention early before the crowd gets in is sometimes meeting the artists I grew up with. Two mornings in a row I was fortunate enough to have a conversation with the legendary Howard Chaykin! I had a great time talking to him. He also asked to see my work and was very enthusiastic for it and was very encouraging. I also managed to get some sketches from him, one with The Shadow and some Buck Rogers!! He also said "I am smiling in your picture!"










Three Stooges!

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Truth be told, and I know I'm gonna hear about this, I've never been a big fan of the Three Stooges. I like them. I watched them in TV as a kid but they were never my favorites. I much preferred The Marx Brothers or Abbott and Costello. But when the opportunity arose for me to paint these guys for a comic book cover, I jumped at the chance!! I rarely find myself "clever" but when this idea of breaking the fourth wall popped into my head, I just HAD to do it!! I'm also thrilled that this is seeing print and I was jazzed that a picture of it as well as my name was in the recent issue of Previews! The comic comes out in October by the way. 
Enjoy!






Robin Hood!!

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Still one of my all time favorite movies!! I remember watching this with my dad as a very little boy and I have watched it with my son. Still the standard!!

Psych!!

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I still love Psych!! I have since it first premiered. If I remember correctly, the first episode was viewable for free on iTunes and I was instantly hooked. I got my wife onboard quickly and it easily became one of our favorite shows right up until it ended. We still quote it all the time and I think this picture was long overdue. I hope you like it. 
Enjoy!!