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.

Friday, November 16, 2007

Falling Cow Stickman Strips

After reading a local news account of a 600 pound cow falling onto a car, I could not resist in doing a full week of The Return of Stickman strips about it. See the full series.

Monday, November 12, 2007

Christmas Poster Art

Here is a poster I just finished for the SPGA/Seattle Chapter of the Graphic Artists Guild. I drew all the people separately, then layered them together in Photoshop. My plan is to reuse this art. Next time, I’ll remove some of the larger text, shift the people around, get rid of the Guild logo, and bingo! I’ll have Christmas card art ready to go.

Friday, November 9, 2007

Frosty the Spokesman

This week I have been working on Christmas Cards for folks who want something customized for their company. The folks over at the Neibart Group saw my Moose of Terror comic online and thought it was pretty damn funny. So they wrote up some copy and called me with the concept of Frosty the Spokesman. Above is one of the six panels.