Shining, Shimmering, Splendid – A Princess Jasmine Pinup

I’ve always loved classic pinup art. Those paintings by masters like the great Gil Elvgren were always so attractive to me, and it wasn’t just because of the beautiful women in them. It was because artistically speaking they were simplifications of reality. Elvgren was especially a master of simplifying everything

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17 Sep No Comments Mau Character, Fan Art, Painting

Long Beach Comic Con 2014

  I’ll be exhibiting at this year’s Long Beach Comic Con 2014 on the weekend of September 27-28th. The event, which will be held at the Long Beach Convention Center, will be open on Saturday from 10 – 7 pm and on Sunday from 10 – 5. Tickets are $30

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15 Sep No Comments Mau Conventions

Drawing Tutorials

I’ve always enjoyed the act of teaching – helping someone else to understand a concept a little better is one of those unexplainable joys for me. It’s why I spent many semesters as a Teacher’s Aid while at Art Center and even more so why I’ve spent the past two

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2 Sep No Comments Mau Drawing, Teaching, Uncategorized

Assassin’s Creed: Unity “The Guillotine”

As  mentioned in a previous blog post, I’ve been working on the promotional campaign for Ubisoft’s upcoming Assassin’s Creed game. This latest installment, entitled Assassin’s Creed: Unity, will feature an exciting new story set in 18th century Paris during the French Revolution. I had such a blast working on those

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14 Aug No Comments Mau Fan Art, Painting, Uncategorized

My New Web Comic “Forever Life’s Intern”

I’ve been really entertained and inspired by  web comics recently that I decided to create some when I feel I have a good enough joke or idea. While I don’t plan to become the next “The Oatmeal,” I do hope to at least generate a chuckle if not point out

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6 Aug No Comments Mau Webcomic

Assassin’s Creed: Unity – Official Promo Art

I’m super excited to announce that I’ve been hired to work on the promo campaign for the new Ubisoft Assassin’s Creed title – Assassin’s Creed: Unity. This installment of the franchise takes place on the eve of the French Revolution and is also the first title to feature multiplayer gameplay.

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30 Jul No Comments Mau Environment, Painting, Uncategorized

Dwayne Johnson as Black Adam

Earlier this week Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson teased that he will be in an upcoming DC film as a character that has the power of Superman, is NOT Green Lantern, and finished it off by stating, “Just say the word.” In case you’re not a total fanboy or don’t happen

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24 Jul 1 Comment Mau Fan Art, Painting, Superheroes, Uncategorized

All Work and No Play Makes Spiderman a Sad Boy

I suppose this is what happens when you cross fan art with social commentary. I came up with the idea for this gag illustration after watching “The Amazing Spiderman 2″ on opening weekend, but only just now got around to finishing it. It pretty much summarizes how I felt about

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21 May 1 Comment Mau Fan Art, Superheroes

Sonic the Hedgehog “Underhog” Exclusive Print Giveaway

  When I first started sketching what would become my Sonic the Hedgehog themed piece, “Always Root for the Underhog,” I never would’ve imagined the positive reaction it would end up having with so many people. So as a thank you for all the kind words expressed to me about it,

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20 May 1 Comment Mau Fan Art

“POPcade” Show a Success! Pt. 1

Popzilla Gallery’s 5th art show entitled “POPcade” opened this past Saturday to a HUGE crowd, and I was privileged enough to have had two pieces in the show. Popzilla’s hook is to take a specific theme and combine it with pop culture, and this time was no different. With over

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12 May 2 Comments Mau Fan Art, Painting, Superheroes