Shop Mobile More Submit  Join Login
About Deviant Artist Christopher WestMale/United States Recent Activity
Deviant for 4 Years
Needs Core Membership
Statistics 323 Deviations 1,521 Comments 10,793 Pageviews

Newest Deviations

Favourites

Watchers

Activity


MARS ATTACKS: OCCUPATION PREVIEW Cab Driver by Tyrant-1
MARS ATTACKS: OCCUPATION PREVIEW Cab Driver
Those jerks from Mars will be back before you know it! Here is a preview of one of my sketch cards for the upcoming Mars Attacks: Occupation! I think this guy was trying to catch a cab...but it caught him instead!

Copic and ink on official 2.5x3.5 Topps sketch card

www.facebook.com/tyrantdrawnwe…
Loading...
MARS ATTACKS: OCCUPATION PREVIEW 34th St by Tyrant-1
MARS ATTACKS: OCCUPATION PREVIEW 34th St
Those jerks from Mars will be back before you know it! Here is a preview of one of my sketch cards for the upcoming Mars Attacks: Occupation! Looks like some REALLY missed their train. lol

Copic and ink on official 2.5x3.5 Topps sketch card

www.facebook.com/tyrantdrawnwe…
Loading...
MARS ATTACKS: OCCUPATION PREVIEW Beach Babe by Tyrant-1
MARS ATTACKS: OCCUPATION PREVIEW Beach Babe
Those jerks from Mars will be back before you know it! Here is a preview of one of my sketch cards for the upcoming Mars Attacks: Occupation! She's a real beauty ain't she?

Copic and ink on 2.5x3.5 official Topps sketch card

www.facebook.com/tyrantdrawnwe…
Loading...
Clone Wars Resolutions: Echoes of History Part 2 by Tyrant-1
Clone Wars Resolutions: Echoes of History Part 2
Recently I was fortunate to work with one of the greatest and most inspiring artists I've ever known. Joe Hogan asked me to be a part of a series of unofficial fan made stories, wrapping up some of the loose ends from the conclusion of The Clone Wars series, from a host of brilliant writers and artists. I had the greatest privilege to have Joe color my pencils and inks. What he did was phenomenal. To this day I am truly astonished by the beauty of his work.

If you have not already seen this amazing project please check it out. If you have, go back and revisit that galaxy far, far away. Every artist and writer on this project will blow your mind!

Leading up to my story is the first part of Echoes of History Part one by Omar Maya Velazquez and both parts written by Joe Sorbera, III.

May the Force be with you!

clonewarsresolutions.blogspot.…
Loading...
STAR WARS CHROME PERSPECTIVES 2: JEDI VS SITH by Tyrant-1
STAR WARS CHROME PERSPECTIVES 2: JEDI VS SITH
Star Wars Chrome Perspectives 2: Jedi vs Sith

Cards pictured are a little less than a standard 2.5 x 3.5 inch sketch card. They will have a special border...very cool! You can see a sample from the first set here on my FB pagewww.facebook.com/tyrantdrawnwe…

www.facebook.com/tyrantdrawnwe…
Loading...

deviantID

Tyrant-1's Profile Picture
Tyrant-1
Christopher West
Artist
United States
Christopher L. West is a self-taught artist working in pencil, pen & ink and watercolors. Hugely influenced by the cartoons and comics of the 80’s and 90’s, the subjects of his work cross the genres of superheroes, sci-fi and horror. If it has a cape, a lightsaber or eats brains, he will draw it.

Current Residence: Florida
Shell of choice: Ninja Turtle
Favourite cartoon character: Batman
Interests
Yeah, I know there are some that can go backward...but whatever!

So much has happened and while I could tell u about all kinds of ups and downs and twists and turns the rollercoaster has made, I'll just share what I have been able to take from the ride so far...hope it doesn't come across as preachy...ALL of these thoughts r based on some event or circumstance I've experienced that were a kick in the head...and my head just about turned to mush! lol

- sometimes things r taking shape beyond your ability to know or see them...have a little faith it is still happening...because when it does happen u will feel like a knucklehead for thinking it wouldn't
- never give up...never give up...never give up...and make sure you never give up
- follow your instincts...even if something wonky happens u were probably telling yourself to do it because u needed to learn from it to move forward
- there will b ups and downs so don't get stuck on the down part for long because it won't stay there...really
- there r people looking out for u
- get feedback from the people who support u...the key word being "support"...u know who they r...the ones who help u move forward...they see what you can do and what u need help with
- believe it will happen (kinda like the first thought above but this is about believing...listen to the things Yoda says)...even if it doesn't happen when u want it to...there is a timing for everything
- don't psych yourself out or try to defeat yourself...u r absolutely the worst person that can talk u out of doing something (if u think the world is against u why join them?)...especially when u know it's what u need to do...so do it
- trust in the timing of things (as noted above)...things don't always happen when u want them to but when they r meant to happen
- keep moving forward...crash and burn or whatever epic fail u find yourself wrapped up in take inventory and move along...and realize that just might happen again (and again) before u get where u are headed
- reach out to people who know and have been there and listen to them...u don't know everything
- acknowledge those who have provided opportunities for u to move forward and make sure they know u appreciate what they have done for u...but don't be creepy...lol
- pass on what u have learned and help who u can help...pretty sure u didn't get where u r without a hand or two and whoever did was kind enough to do the same for u...and it's just what u gotta do

I don't know that I do all of this all of the time but I try to remind myself...the rollercoaster moves forward. (Yeah, I know the backward ones...WHATEVER!)

AdCast - Ads from the Community

Groups

Comments


Add a Comment:
 
:icontyrant-1:
Tyrant-1 Featured By Owner Edited Apr 14, 2015
Anyone looking for more of my work on FB I'm here m.facebook.com/tyrantdrawnwest…
Reply
:icondroogx47:
droogx47 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2015
Love the work you did for Legendary Lovecraft.  Do you have any APs or blank commissions  from that set available?
Reply
:icontyrant-1:
Tyrant-1 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2015
Thanks! Sure do. Send me another note here or email me at chriswest74@lycos.com or msg me on FB. Whichever is best for u.  
Reply
:iconfrisbeegod:
Frisbeegod Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014
THANKS for watching!!!  Nice gallery-!!!
Reply
:icontyrant-1:
Tyrant-1 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014
Keep up the great work! And thx! I appreciate it! So much new work cooking right now with new card sets and a secret project and a few other things. Should have more new stuff to post in the weeks ahead. Stay tuned!
Reply
:iconthebingbang:
thebingbang Featured By Owner May 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
thx for the Added to my devWatch! dude! 
Reply
:icontyrant-1:
Tyrant-1 Featured By Owner May 29, 2014
Yep yep!
Reply
:iconpurple-pencil:
Purple-Pencil Featured By Owner May 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the watch and the advice! :)
Reply
:iconflatsncolors:
FlatsNColors Featured By Owner May 13, 2014
great sketch cards
Reply
:icontyrant-1:
Tyrant-1 Featured By Owner May 14, 2014
Thanks! And thanks for the watch! Back atcha!
Reply
:icondenaefrazierstudios:
DenaeFrazierStudios Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for the Added to my devWatch!!
Reply
:iconprofessorwagstaff:
professorwagstaff Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014

Hey Christopher, thank you oh sooo much for the multiple faves and the watch. Wow.

I can't believe you are just starting out w/the copic markers, your work is excellent. I myself have attempted several ATC's (mostly sports related) but have kept with using just pencils. I have a fear of anything I can't erase. I am also presently located in Fla but for only one more month. Thanks again, I really do appreciate your very generous words.

Reply
:iconjedidad:
JediDad Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014
Hey, thanks for the watch!  Congrats on getting the SW cards!
Reply
:icontyrant-1:
Tyrant-1 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014
Very cool! Great work!

Thanks! This was my third Star Wars set and I am thrilled to be on another! It means so much to me to be able to contribute and draw stuff I did when I was a kid. I am so thankful to have the opportunity.
Reply
:icondino-damage:
dino-damage Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014  Professional General Artist
Hey Chris,
Your work is fantastic! Love your colouring and palette choice. Definitely had to return the watch! I'll catch you on Facebook as well.
Reply
:icontyrant-1:
Tyrant-1 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014
Great! Thanks! Catch u on FB too!
Reply
:iconmredgyart:
MrEdgyart Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013  Professional General Artist
thank you :) 
Reply
:iconmadgardens:
MadGardens Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
 Thank you very much for the Deviant Watch!  :D  It's greatly appreciated!  :iconhappybounce:
Reply
:icondavestrong:
DaveStrong Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks for the watch and faves, man! 
Reply
:iconchristopher-manuel:
Christopher-Manuel Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2013  Professional General Artist
Oustanding gallery!
Reply
Add a Comment: