Here is my painting "He-Man: The Prophecy Of The Legend", made 2016. It is the recreation of the last page of the very classic minicomic "King Of Castle Grayskull" as a huge oil painting 80/120 cms (about 31,5 x 47,2 inches). The original art was made by Alfredo Alcala 35 years ago. The painting's title is taken from the original page text itself, witch you can see here: www.he-man.org/assets/images/collect_toy/mastersuniversecomic22.jpg As always I put in some easter eggs and hommages. You can find Tri Klops there for example, directly taken from a famous promo Poster by William George. An interesting question was how to paint the spirit of Grayskull. In the original artwork it is more like smoke that has the shape of a skull. But I didn't want it to look like the dark mark from Harry Potter. I listened to a german audio play, when the narrator exactly told me how to solve it. "A skull seemed to waft amidst a reddish smoke cloud." Sometimes…
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"On Top Of Grayskull - A Skeletor Portrait" is my recreaton of page 2 of "King Of Castle Grayskull", one issue of the very first edition of MOTU mini-comics. Here is the original page: www.he-man.org/assets/images/collect_toy/mastersuniversecomic01_full.jpg Of course done in oldschool classic style, oil on canvas, 70 x 100 cm (approx. 27.6 x 39.5 inches).