I recently finished two new illustrations, inspired by the music of the Grateful Dead.
“Cosmic Charlie” Ink, watercolor, digital.
“West L.A. Fadeaway” ink and watercolor/digital
I also created some variants of this illustrations:
Although I’ve been a fan of Grateful Dead, I had’t done much art related to them until recently. Last year I was asked to create posters for Without A Net, an all star lineup of musicians playing the music of the Dead. This led me to create a few other illustrations that took elements of my own artwork with a GD twist, which I used to create some posters for the Dead & Co. show in Philly in 2015. And most recently, I created a poster for Splintered Sunlight, an east coast Grateful Dead tribute band. I avoided illustrating songs as I do for Phish, although I had plenty of people suggesting I do…