Pop Culture

Here’s one that never made it into my “A Curious Influence” show from last year.

A fun one to do, and one of the earliest started for the show, but I changed direction early on with how I was treating the graphic direction of the show, and this one was one of the casualties. This piece is based off one of my favorite movies: “Iron Giant” and I was bugged it didn’t make it in to my show. But alas, these things happen. This painting is already sold, sorry gang!
Enjoy “Not a Gun.”


Not a Gun
Pen & ink, ink wash & acrylic on watercolor paper, varnished.
12.5″ x 10.75″ (2014)

This painting is sold, but to purchase other available artwork, please swing by the store.





It’s A Trap!

by ncwinters on May 1, 2014

A recent Star Wars themed commission, all wrapped up.

I have a massive Star Wars themed commission coming up, most likely some of the last Star Wars themed art I’ll ever do (maybe?) but before that, this was one last Ackbar commission before the big dance. A lot of fun, I could see painting this guy a few more times, I mean, he’s got a catfish head! What’s not to like. Enjoy “It’s A Trap!”

ItsATrapIt’s A Trap!
Pen & ink, ink wash & acrylic on watercolor paper, varnished.
10″ x 12.75″ (2014)

This painting is sold, but to purchase other available artwork, please swing by the store.





Ten Year Anniversary Show at G1988!

by ncwinters on April 10, 2014

Hard to believe Gallery 1988 has been going strong for ten years!

To celebrate, G1988 has invited several artists to create art for some of their favorite pop cultural themes, but in a subtle way. This Friday, “The Subtle Art of Pop Culture” opens at the Gallery 1988 west location, and the art I’ve seen so far looks incredible. This show will showcase art that has a more subtle nod to various pop culture films, with a heavier emphasis on the art rather than any overt pop culture theme.

I was excited to take on Fight Club again for my painting, with a subtle nod to the main character Jack’s power animal. Mild spoiler alert- it’s a penguin. I also wanted to make a custom frame that went above and beyond my recent hand sculpted frames, and I’m super pleased with how this one turned out.

The show opens at 7PM, and is accessible via RSVP only, as the crowds are expected to be massive. Enjoy!


Finding Your Power Animal
Pen/ink, ink wash & acrylic on paper, mounted to wood panel, resined.
Float-framed in custom hand sculpted frame with hand painted, collaged background.
Original painting: 10.5″ x 13.5″ framed: 17.5″ x 21.5″ x 3″ (2014)

Contact Gallery 1988 for purchase inquiries.

original painting, before mounting, reisning, and framing:


frame detail views:

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