These top pieces were painted as gifts for my brother and another close friend who both have a strong love of Anime and Manga cartoons. The characters themselves hail from several much loved cartoons, but the compositions and background patterning on the top piece was generated by me.
The lower two images were done a little later on when I completely got the feel of drawing Anime – the girl in the rooster crown comes from an image that formed from a description I read in a Robin Hobb fantasy trilogy. While the purple painting was a commission piece I designed for the invite for my brothers 21st invite…. He is a chef, and wanted to be made into an Anime cartoon – so here he is complete w uniform and Knives. I kept him reasonably realistic looking so that you could actually tell it is him if you were to meet him in person.