Monday, July 23, 2007


Another shot of Brik - or maybe he should be called: Maelstrom! Who can say....!


Guglie said...

I get back after just 1 week of not internet connection and I find two new post with amazing characters studies in them :-)

I have to stay disconnected more often LOL.

May you telle me more about this "Cutting Edge"?


so conan - like!

Craig Zablo said...

Brik and Maelstrom are really two different brutes... but the confusion leads to some interesting adventures!

END said...

The man with a million styles!!! Awesome work buddy - you going into animation now???

Anonymous said...


LeSean Thomas said...

This is insane.....

man younever stop, do you?

( i wont be able to make D&D cause i have a friend coming into town on thursday night and i'll be driving them to SDCCC firday morning:( why does all the cool stuff happen when i'm not around?)

I'll be at the D&D venue in spirit form though, using everyone's markers, lol.

see ya tis weekend:)


Jesse said...

How about you combine the too and call him: Milkstraw

I hear barbarian types simply can't get enough milk...

good stuff.

Anonymous said...

Found your stuff on the net a few years ago and it's been in my style bible since. Been a minute since I visited, just wanted to say the new character designs look fantastic.



D & D ?


got some old comics coming your way to sign!

and character reference :)

ya know what i mean?


OH MAN! 2 DAYS!!!!

Brian said...

Heh. I've had a character floating around my sketchbooks called Maelstrom.

Mine's part man, part machine. It's a great name for a character.


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SEE YA TOMORROW DAN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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bring da crayons!

UrbanBarbarian said...

GUGLIE: That's how I operate!

COMIKXGUY: I'll be at the con late Thursday. Most likely I won't be carrying crayons on my person...

CRAIG: True. The two are different style approaches to the same character though.

END: ...we'll see. Y'never know.

BRIAN: "stormy weather...!" Coincidently, my mother's name...

LESEAN: That's too bad. See you the following day, amigo!

JESSE: Great idea. I'll mark it down!

WILLIAM: Thanks! Quite a compliment! Much appreciated!

BRIAN: Great minds think alike!

Dominic Bugatto said...

sweet , another gem

RoB said...

Awesome pose!!! I love the swords! Awesome work dude! I was reading that you will be at Comic Con, that is great I will be there as well! Are you going to have a booth?

Have a great time at Comic Con!!!

Cheeks said...

Dan, i am looooooooovin these cutting edge designs. WOW. the colors are lovely....oooooohhhhhhhhhh so lovely! have a safe trip down to SD and see ya at Comicon, sir.

UrbanBarbarian said...

DOMINIC: Thank you sir!

ROB: I'll be at the Image Comics Booth if anyone is interested. I'll be signing the Drink and Draw book with Dave and Jeff [ or anything else for that matter! ]

CHEEKS: Most Excellent! See you at the show! I'm sure you'll sell out of books and that print in no time!!

St John Street said...

Great Force in this an this new look is very fresh another winner. Thanks for the super kind words bro just doing my thing I guess but truly appreciate the drop in hope the biz is good an life is sweet stay fresh as ever !!!


Saskia said...

Oha, awsome style @_@

LauraBraga said...

hi my friend!!:)
WOW.....great character!
you have so many different styles in your blog,i really like it!;)

my best compliments!


martin wittig said...

WOW!!! Awesome work...These all look so damn good!!! Im not going to be in San Diego next year,..but hope to see you there next year!:)

400lb Ninja said...

Hotness man, WOW these guys look great!!!!


william wray said...

Love the simple block shadows Dan and the limited color.

UrbanBarbarian said...

SASKIA: Appreciated! THanks!

LAURA: Your best? Hooray! Thanks!

MARTIN: Looking forward to that! It would be great to meet up with you next year!

400lb NINJA: Yeoowch!

BILL: You know that makes my day! Thanks Bill!