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Yeah, it's pretty fucking awesome and like brilliant and shit. Wait, I have to write 90 more words? But I've already described it. What...

Kirby and Williams Black Bolt by INKIST

Really nice piece Scott. Instead of what a lot of modern artists tend to do with Kirby and add lots of line and texture that wasn't the...


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Dave Elliott
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There's a lot to go through, but if you're up for it there is an interview I did for Orbital Comics in London that you can listen to here;…

And an interview I did for Comics Bulletin here;…

There's an older online Newsarama interview here;…

Current Residence: In the belly of the beast.
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Print preference: XL
Favourite genre of music: Soundtracks
Favourite photographer: Ansel Adams, Andrew Goldsworthy
Favourite style of art: Good
Operating System: OSX
MP3 player of choice: iPhone
Shell of choice: Turtle
Wallpaper of choice: Paisley
Skin of choice: Intact
Favourite cartoon character: Totoro
Personal Quote: Is it supposed to look like that?

Agent and Friend of Imaginary Friends Studios and Stellar Labs



GHOSTBUSTERS - Slimer by DeevElliott
I think I did this 25 years ago. It was a cover for the Marvel UK Ghostbusters comic. I was doing a fair amount of inking on the title and one day I had this idea for a cover. I'm posting it on its side but the original is meant to be viewed with Slimer upside down, his eyes at the bottom, for the full effect.
Happy Frankenstein's Monster by DeevElliott
Happy Frankenstein's Monster
Today Dr. Frankenstein's Monster is much happier! This morning he found a blind barista who made him a triple shot almond milk latte that cleared his headache away!
Grim Frankenstein's Monster by DeevElliott
Grim Frankenstein's Monster
Yesterday. Frankenstein's Monster wasn't very happy. He was a grumpy-wumpy monster. Traveling through Eastern Europe's dense forests and sleepy rough can play havoc with your circadian rhythms, then the caffeine withdrawal symptoms can really kick your arse.

Brush and India ink on Bristol board.

©Me :-)
Phantom of the Opera by DeevElliott
Phantom of the Opera
Lon Chaney is without doubt, in my mind anyway, the greatest Phantom of them all.
The original Universal film directed by Rupert Julian (the first major New Zealand director) of Gaston Leroux's book was fantastic. The mood and the lighting was insane.

This piece was mostly done in brush and I left it open because I am intending to go in and work on it some more with charcoal.

Journal History

Everyone has their little routines for arranging and breaking up their days. The most interesting ones are those that give you a break from deadlines, when things are coming at you ten times every hour and you need to recalibrate a little just to breathe. There must be a moment to reorganize and process information.

Bunny Laundry Tea Time by raccoonnookTea time with Iedra. by StressedJennyLow tide high tea by wovenlines

For some, that’s Tea Time.

Tea Time by TappyToeClawsHot Hot Tea by farcry77

“Tea Time” has been part of my routine since I was a child. As soon as I came home from school, my mother would stop what she was doing and she would make me a cup of tea. This was usually consumed with several biscuits (cookies) while I debriefed my mom on my day. Afterwards I would watch a little TV before starting my homework.

Tea Time With Venom by LuigiLTea Time - Sherlock by Moriartea-time

Going to college didn’t change the routine that much, as tea and ideas were shared with fellow students, usually around 4pm, the same time I used to have tea with my mom.

As I type this it is just after 4 and a cup of tea sits by my side. The making of a cup of tea entails a certain ritual, reinforced with science, and cannot be hurried. The most important factor is the first, the proper ritual, and is why you cannot get a decent cup of tea from a diner in America.

Tea time in the swamp by PendaluneTea time with otto by BrianKesinger

Step 1: The water MUST be BOILING. Maybe ‘hot water’ is good enough for coffee but for tea to brew correctly, the water must be boiling. The water bubbles when I drop my tea bag in it. Yes, I use tea bags. I do prefer to use a teapot but I rarely get around to having a second cup so why waste water or tea.
Tea Time by NaolitoTea time by MarinaVeselinovic

Step 2: The cup MUST be preheated before adding the tea and water. I usually use a cup full of boiling water out of the kettle and leave the heat on low underneath the kettle while the cup gets good and hot.

Time for tea by PambaTea Time by TemaTime

Step 3: Pour the boiling water directly over the teabag and let steep for at least two full minutes. This part will require some experimentation until you find the strength that is right for you.

Tea Time III by Nacreous-OrganicTea Time by AureliusCatThe Ageless Wonder of Tea by TeaPhotography

Step 4: Add Milk and/or Sugar as desired. Many black, herbal and leaf teas are refreshing without adding either. It is also important to not add milk until the tea is at your desired strength. The milk will immediately lower the temperature of the water and prevent the tea from brewing efficiently. Leaving the teabag in too long can result in the tea stewing. This can make the tea taste bitter.

Tea Time by carefulwhatyawishforTea time says the King by super-tulerA Little Tea Time by conniiption

Step 5: Wash your cup or mug out as soon as possible after drinking to prevent the tannin in the tea from staining your cups.

A Wizard of Tea by ursulavTea Time by pinkparis1233tea time by humphreycat

Mad Hatter: Time for Tea by WiseKumagoroTea by Toru-meowTea Time by daekazu

CHARLOTTE TEA TIME by swdd-catTea Time in Russia by Ronnie-LongTEA TIME: with Marceline and Bubblegum Princess by meloncrisis

Tea Time with Cheshire Cat by imaginismTea Time by FancyPancakesTea Time by paikan07

Hopefully by this time you can go back to what you were doing refreshed and reinvigorated with all your worldly problems solved.

Tea Time by KjinorTea Time by pungangAmazon Tea-time by croakyTea Time by bpresing


1/ What routines or rituals do you have during the day that help you stay organized and sane?

2/ Do the processes and routines you employ to produce your art transfer over in any practical way to other parts of your life?


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jules-101 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
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XelfrepuslaX Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2015
Hey, thanks for the +favs kind sir :)
DeevElliott Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2015
My pleasure!!

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FabioListrani Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much for favs & watch! :ahoy: :la:
DeevElliott Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2015
My pleasure!! Your work is stunning!

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Mytis Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2015  Student Filmographer
Thanks for the fav! :)
DeevElliott Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2015
My pleasure!!

Have a great weekend!
jules-101 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
I am now remembering that fabulous critique you did on one of Khuram's photos. I think it was about 10 words long..but it had to be 90? That was great!  I don't get to spend much time here, but sometimes the pieces fall into place. I couldn't help but notice your remark about the Valentine Card for your ex-wife.Stabbed in the gut, just like Jack the Ripper! 
I may buy that one, because I have somebody to send it to myself. Possibly tonight :( Great idea, though! :D
DeevElliott Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2015
Hahaha! Yeah... You can clearly relate then...

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