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Friday, November 28, 2008

Soreness of the Throat

This is my latest Manifested Sickness. This one represents the sore throat and chapped lips. Not a good feeling at all when it hurts to swallow and your lips feel like they are going to fall off. If you have this condition stock up on Halls and chap stick and that numbing throat spray.

Enjoy it's painfulness.

Soreness of the Throat is copyrighted by Geff Bartrand 2008

As I finished inking and coloring this drawing I watched the movie "Dead and Buried" directed by Gary Sherman and written by Jeff Millar and Dan O'Bannon. Released in 1981. It was about some dinky little town where alot of people were ending up dead but mysteriously showing up again like nothing happened. That is all I will say about it because I don't like giving the story away. I'll just say that I liked it and that it had Robert Englund in it. The gore effects were great for the time it was made. I love the 80s horror movies effects before all this computer shiz. I'm not knocking the new methods but there is something about the old way that gives something a little extra to the movie. See more info on this movie here http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0082242/

Thursday, November 27, 2008

One Eyed Flying Thing + Tetsuo The Iron Man

First off Happy Thanksgiving everyone. Hope you stuff yourselves full of turkey and giblets.

This drawing I can't really explain but I was sick when I drew it and I draw crazy shiz when I'm sick. I couldn't lump it together with my Manifested Sickness series though so used the opportunity to practice my digital coloring skills in photoshop.
I really like how it turned out. Let me know what you think.

In other news I watched a movie that I just had to talk about. This movie is called Tetsuo, The Iron Man by Shinya Tsukamoto. I saw it a long time ago but I was so drugged out that I didn't remember any of it so when we signed up for netflix I put it in my que and forgot about it again. Well it finally showed up and damn if I wasn't impressed. I watched it sober and it felt like I was on at least 5 hits of acid. The insanity of it and visual metal mastery is genius. I recommend it to everyone. Especially beginners in the film industry. I think they should make you watch it in high school art class and bottle feed it to babies. It's a punch to your visual senses. Get more info here


I need it for my collection.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Liquid Flatulence

I have been sick for the past week and when I am sick I draw the sickness to capture it on paper and release itself from my body. Here is my latest sickness manifestation. This one represents the painful gas and bowel movements that you get with the flu. Horrible shiz I tell you. Just plain horrible. anyway enjoy the sickness.

"Liquid Flatulence" is copyrighted by Geff Bartrand 2008

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Aquabats Concert

Aquabats rule!!!! This was the first concert I've been to in around 7 years. I used to go just about every weekend to a different show but life took over. anyway the Aquabats haven't been in Florida for over 4 years so I wasn't going to miss this show. They are hilarious. You cant go wrong at one of their shows. Great music, great background video nonsense with clips from old monster movies, kung fu movies and just plain crazy shiz and strange rantings from the MCBC in the middle of songs. Such awesome stage presence. I had so much fun it was ridiculous. Got my pic taken with MCBC and my CD/DVD combo signed by MCBC and Crash. I also got a sticker and a squishy little bat pal. Like I said before Aquabats rule!!!!!

After that show I had to go across the street to pic up my paintings from "the Garage" from the show I was in a couple weeks prior. Anyways "Agent Orange was playing so I got to see about 5 or so of their songs live as well. 2 great shows in one night. That was a great night.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Mercer Mayer Little Monsters Tribute

last night for my birthday i wanted to try something different. i haven't done watercolor since highschool maybe 10th grade and ive been wanting to for some time now. my wife bought me a water color paper pad, some watercolor paints and brush set last year for christmas and i havent opened them yet. so i figured id break them out and give it a try.

what better way to do a water color painting than to honor one of my biggest inspirations growing up.
Mercer Mayer gave me my first love of monsters and water color. I still love and have a bunch of the Little Monster and Little Critter books. Thanks for all your great inspiration Mercer. You will always be a hero in my eyes.

Little Monsters copyrighted by Mercer Mayer
this Little Monsters tribute copyrighted by Geff Bartrand

Monday, November 17, 2008

Ugliness Within Reflects Throughout

This was something fun to do. I doodled out a rotton bird type head and liked it so wanted to use it in something. i also wanted to practice the female form so decided to mix the two elements together. This is what came of it. To me it represents how really beautiful women that have horrible attitudes make them unattractive. atleast to me anyway.
Ugliness Within Reflects Throughout is copyrighted 2008 by Geff Bartrand

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

The Monsters Next Door - For the Love of Monsters

these drawings are for the publication "The Monsters Next Door - For the Love of Monsters".

It is a collection of short horror stories.

It is due out in February.

For more information go to the myspace page http://www.myspace.com/themonstersnextdoor

or the website http://www.themonstersnextdoor.com/

I had alot of fun doing these drawings because I have an extreme love for monsters :D

Friday, November 7, 2008

Monsters of Art Show at the Garage

The Garage in St. Pete Florida was a great place to have an art show. I had alot of fun. Here are some pictures to prove it. these are pics of me with my paintings, me with other costume goers and friends, some drunken silliness pics and the band that played which was Zombie Dragstrip Hookers along with some hot zombie dancers!!! Don't ask what my costume is supposed to be because I don't really know. It's pieces of a bunch of stuff and its not really what it was meant to be. I had a mask as well but it was way to hot and I couldn't talk to anyone so I took it off. You will have to toon in to the next post to see the Halloween costume in all its glory.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Screamfest 2008

I know I know it's now called Spooky Empire the Ultimate Horror Weekend but it will always be Screamfest to me. I had so much fun and next year i will most likely get a booth again. here is an assorted amount of pics taken at the show of me and celebrities and guests with cool costumes and such. if you have any questions on who someone is let me know and i will answer.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Art After Dark Show

Me in costume standing next to my "The Toys Have Turned" painting

MMMMMMMM fingers are tasty!!

Here are some peeps I used to work with at the Tampa Tribune.
Pictured from Left: Me, Bethanee, Beth, Tiffany, Rob

Projekt Nemesis DJ: JJ and wife Stephanie. if you look real hard you can see the NOTLD Reanimated playing in the background

Alien producing insane sounds with his out of this world technology.

DJ's Alien and Ueberschall were ripping it up so fast that they were in and out of focus. Must be fun to travel in and out of dimensions on waves of musical energy.

Drunken Silliness

Me and my "The Toys Have Turned" painting with mask off.
Or is it bwa ha hahahaha

wish I had more pictures. I wanted to get a pic of all the artists together and each with their artworks. I do have some video though and will have some footage up as soon as i can edit it all.