thom chiaramonte

I draw comics, ride bikes, and eat melon; sometimes simultaneously.

TRDL 2011 Series No. 17 - Xena

TRDL 2011 Series No. 17 - Xena

TRDL 2011 Series No. 17 - Xena

This was a finished-up render for a sketch done for the #DailySketchChallenge on DA, the subject being: Xena, Warrior Princess.

I don’t think I’ve ever drawn Xena before, at least that I remember. She’s in the commission queue for later this year as well, so this was a good first take on how I’d approach the character. It’s kind of tough when you draw a stylized live-action figure, at least for me, because I didn’t want to try and do a straight-up likeness of the actress, but I wanted to capture her presence, the athleticism, and all that cool detail in her armor… but at the same time, i wanted to play with the details my own way, so i did. Hence the Lovecraftian imagery in the armor. Anyway, swords and sandals quota met for February…

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TRDL 2011 Series No. 26 - Elphaba [Wicked]

TRDL 2011 Series No. 26 - Elphaba [Wicked]

TRDL 2011 Series No. 16 - Amy Pond

TRDL 2011 Series No. 16 - Amy Pond