Monday, April 19, 2010

Michael Breyette Cheesecake in progress

I'm working on my Cheesecake painting of artist Michael Breyette and wanted to share a progress pic. I'm having so much fun re-creating some of his amazing artwork for the background, including the sexy, gas-pumping fellow below.



Michael's a big inspiration, so I hope I did his work justice! The only change I made was to adjust the figure's eyes so that he could better enjoy the view. 

Here's the sketch so you can see what's left:




After Michael, I have some other exciting pin-up prospects on the horizon. Jack Mackenroth and Bobbie Burlesque both recently sent me reference pics for their paintings, and I must thank them for making my job very easy! These photos are amazing!!

Jack Mackenroth (fashion designer, Project Runway alum)


Bobbie Burlesque (burlesque performer)

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And if you'd like to come check out these pin-up boys in person, please join us for the Cheesecake opening reception on Friday, June 11 at the Center on Halsted in Chicago. Get all the scoop HERE.

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