Modern Popeye Illustration

modern popeye illustration

popeye-uss-lassen


I love Popeye. He is from the golden era of american cartoons. My grandpa served on a destroyer in the pacific and he loved popeye too. I remember his loud gravely laugh when popeye or tom and jerry would do something outrageous. I think he liked popeye because he identified with a wirey little guy standing up to a big guy. I first did this illustration around the time the uss lassen challenged the freedom of navigation rights around the artificial islands in the south china sea. Go Navy.

About the Artist: I am a digital illustrator who paints whimsical monsters and other critters for logos, kid’s products and companies that are young at heart.

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