Saturday, August 11, 2007

LA Myth

Here is the painting I did for the LA myth show ( on tonight(being Saturday August 11 at 7:30 at Meltdown in LA). The premise of the show was LA myths. The question I asked was "What happens to Washed up Hollywood Starlets?" I was totally inspired by a great artist and a friend named Kevin Dart (whazzup Fleet Street Scandal!) to paint Old movie monsters. So I painted the Creature from the Black Lagoon. Hope you come down to the show and say Hello!


Blogger Dave Pryor said...

Looks great Kristen. I like how nobody seems to be too happy (or care) about their situation. More of a hassle for the lagoon monster, and the dame he nabbed looks like she's on the scauce.

12:29 AM  
Blogger monday-morgue said...

hey Kristen, great painting-ohhh how I like those old monsters!

1:01 AM  
Blogger Sam Nielson said...

Haha, funny picture.

12:21 PM  
Blogger Scott Wright said...

Congratulations on the show. Jodi and I were there on Saturday...sorry we missed you...but we loved this piece!

9:29 AM  
Blogger Griselda Sastrawinata said...

LOVE IT... great color... look at that fancy color shift, look at you go... she's looks so miserably awesome n he's so cool... mannn... i want a cool monster to swoop me aways from the hollywood swamp

3:17 PM  
Blogger justinpatrickparpan said...

I'm surprised and completely thrilled Kristen, your painting my favorite movie monster of all time! Are you going to make prints out of this painting?

2:04 AM  
Blogger Kristin said...

AMAZING piece! It's so dark- I love it!! Stopped by the gallery again this weekend with my folks and saw that your painting has a big star next to it. And, that means it's SOLD. Congrats! Sorry I didn't bump into you on opening night...but perhaps I'll catch you at the next big event. Cheers! :)

6:51 PM  
Blogger geenpool said...

really, really nice. I'm loving it.

10:53 AM  
Blogger Cartoon Creators said...

haha that's hilarious, great work!

10:38 AM  
Blogger boob said...

It's that long-lipped fish face that gets me smiling. Great stuff!

1:40 PM  
Blogger Chuck BB said...

Oooo. Excellent, thats my favorite of the monsters. I'd love to see a larger version. hello.

7:43 PM  
Blogger TURCIOS said...

fantásticas ilustraciones.
me encantan.!!!

7:56 AM  
Blogger Andre Barnwell said...


9:22 AM  
Blogger TURCIOS said...

fantástico estilo.

11:32 PM  
Blogger Miggles said...

Yay Swamp monsters! By the way, what type of paint is that? Gouache?

6:23 AM  
Blogger Ferny C. said...

Hi Kristen, this is Fernando from Landmark. It was great getting to know you Monday night. I love your art work (doodles).

If you didn't know already, I'm a marketer and wanted to have some original artwork for my internet marketing website -- Attraction Marketing Formula - and I thougth your "doodles" were perfect.

When you free up, let's chat. I'll treat you to your beverage of choice!

Fernando -

11:58 AM  
Blogger Howard Shum said...

Cool painting!

7:48 PM  
Blogger donnachada said...

You just can't get any more fab than that. Wish I could have seen it in person.

11:19 PM  
Blogger Ramses said...

Great style and color!

9:13 AM  
Blogger Illustrator's Lounge said...

So Cool.


11:09 AM  
Blogger Kyri Kyprianou said...

this is great!! nice work here

5:26 AM  

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