TMNT - Hardly Training

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The boys, chilling in the lair.


Spot all the references!

There's the NES system, of course, and game cartridges (they're playing TMNT II)... TMNT soda... a nod to the comic Turtle Soup... and a Mirage comic.

Other references of the era (some coinciding with TMNT milestone years): posters of Anthrax State of Euphoria, Ghostbusters (1984), Lost Boys (1987) and Total Recall (1990)... plus Santa Cruz Skateboards and Ratbones logos, and of course lava lamps! No self-respecting lair would be complete without lava lamps.

Donnie by the way isn't just playing the guitar; he's experimenting with feedback noise. That's a discreet nod to my favourite ever drawing of him, by Jim Lawson and Keith Aiken in Mirage TMNT #49 where he's sat on a log, observing the patterns of chaos in the river.

As for the Superman reference, that's for our friend and real-life superhero Matt Jackson. Gone but never forgotten.

See the timelapse video of me inking and colouring this piece on youtube (opens in a new window).

Size A4
Open edition print
Process: Pencils, digital inks and digital colours.
2016

 

Printed on 350gsm "Genius" FSC paper, in 6-colour waterproof inks.

 

PLEASE NOTE

A4 size is 21cm x 29.7cm (or 8.27" × 11.69").
If you live in a country where this is not a standard paper size (eg. Canada & USA), you can very easily get A4 size frames online.

The watermark (my web address) does not appear on the actual artwork.

Information on shipping, frames & buying locally (opens in a new window)