Blog Break!

Friday, September 13, 2013

Captain America (after Kirby). 2013. Watercolor on paper, 9 × 12″.

Greetings, loyal blog readers! I will be taking a 3-week break from posting and (should everything go according to plan) will return to my regular schedule on October 7th. But before I leave, I thought I'd leave you with a video of the inking and painting process for the above portrait. The Cap piece, based on a Kirby drawing, will be auctioned off in support of the Hero Initiative, part of the Wake Up and Draw campaign on Kirby's birthday, August 28th.

(I had an inking video too, but I think 18 minutes of watching paint dry is enough. Apologies for the bare bones video — you can hear me breathing and muttering to myself.)

On October 10th, We Art Boston will be auctioning off original works by over 40 illustrators (myself included) to benefit the Emergency and Trauma Fund at Boston Children's Hospital. I'll provide another gentle reminder when the time comes, but in the meantime, be sure to follow them on Facebook for the latest updates.

So where am I going? Well, I asked the girl I love to get married and —amazingly — she said yes. I will return as a house husband!


  1. All the best with your wedding Paolo! Congrats!

  2. Another great piece of Cap and even better it draws inspiration from Kirby!

    Congratulations on the upcoming wedding! I'll be doing the same next April.

  3. Thank you for the video and congratulations!


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