Captain Cuttle McCutlass

As an entry for the first round at the Character Design Challenge and their theme of Pirate here is Captain Cuttle McCutlass.  I suppose I should say he’s from Calcutta ;)

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The Composer

I finally finished the commissioned portrait for Stephen Pikarsky (from All Keyed Up Media).  He’s been a huge help to me in some personal projects and did the original score for the Island the Plough App (which is still, slowly, slowly happening).  It was a lot of fun to do this project and it inspired me to do a series of them.  This, being “The Composer,” I am hoping to also do “The Writer,” “The Dancer,” “The Singer,” and “The Painter” to sort of round out the various artist/creator profiles.

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