The Home of the Creative Mind

Welcome to PooBahSpiel, the online voice and home of the creative mind of Mark Monlux, Illustrator Extraordinaire. Prepare yourself for an endless regaling of art directly from the hand of this stellar artist. And brace yourself against his mighty wind of pontification. Updates are kinda weekly and show daily sketches, current projects, and other really nifty stuff.

Thursday, October 25, 2007

Napkin Notebook Tiki

For years, my restless hand doodled on restaurant napkins—then I left behind thousands of great ideas, along with the tip. One year my wife gave me a tiny little pocket sketchbook, just for capturing all those doodles rather than abandoning them. Today’s picture shows how I take an idea from the sketchbook and develop it into something that’s marketable. Check out the link to see.

Monday, October 15, 2007

Stickman Visits Fabulous Las Vegas

My recent trip to Las Vegas inspired me to do a week’s worth of "The Return of Stickman" strips. How much is pulled from my own personal experiences I will leave for you to decide.

Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Great Commercial

This commercial is amazing. It is NOT done with CGI. Forty animators took three weeks to do this in the old traditional stop motion way. Before watching this commercial I did not know about Bravia as anything special. Now I'm curious. Freakin' awesome.

Monday, October 8, 2007

Corporate Tiki

I’ve been on the road a great deal. The last two weeks have put me in Las Vegas and Topeka. Of the two, I’m not sure which I preferred. Here is another Tiki taken from my traveling sketchbook. He was inspired by all the convention and corporate shindigs I’ve attended in September.