Size: 8"W x 11"H x 0.2"D
Year Created: 2016
Usually i like to pack detail into a large area and stick to a pretty realistic color scheme. With this kobe Bryant i decided to do something a little more abstract and free and couldn't be more happy with the results. Finished on the day of his last game and had alot of fun watching him cap off a stellar career.
Michael majored in illustration and finished with his BFA in 2010, specializing in portrait painting, watercolor and realism. Since graduation, Michael has worked in portrait, editorial, t-shirt design and product design. In 2011 he began doing work for t-shirt company, Fresh Brewed Tees, a sports clothing company stationed in Cleveland. This opened him up to start doing portraits of professional athletes. Over the next few years Michael worked from major organizations such as the Philadelphia Phillies, Florida Marlins, Steiner Sports (New York) and In the Game Trading cards, to name a few.