Mar 14 2011

Elektra… again. But Finished

Really, really finished.

Started this painting way back in 2006, with really no final idea in mind.  What I wanted was just a sexy pinup and an exploration of methods.  I did end up posting an unfinished work in DeviantArt, with a step by step process, but I never revisited it until it was requested by Jay Tablante, saying he needs it as an inset for his feature in Digital Photographer (Philippines) Magazine

He used it as a costume reference for his Elektra shoot with model Nadine Howell.

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Feb 28 2011

Les Femmes Fatales

Jay Tablante had a successful opening of his cosplay photo exhibit; Les Femmes Fatales, a week ago.  The exhibit features a sample of his most recent photographs of pop culture heroines, whose shoots a few of us had been lucky enough to attend.  It’s still up, and you can still visit The Crucible.

Picture by Roi Francisco

The Artists Brigade – Left to Right; standing: Jairus Tolibao, Gener Pedriña, behind him Jann Galino, Harvey Tolibao, Jay David Ramos, Jay Tablante, Max-c Cubacub, behind her; Aaron Felizmenio, Heubert Michael, Ruben Nation and Patrick Carlos.  And that’s me holding the glass up to Jairus. Awesome picture by Roi Francisco

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Sep 27 2010

Elektra Cosplay Shoot


Sep 22 2010

Elektra Natchios!

And here now is Jay Tablante‘s final image from the shoot, so may we request viewers to move your keyboards away from under your mouths. And before you just stop with just the image, I’d like to inform you that on the very bottom is the complete behind the scenes from the photoshoot.
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