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Kev The Rev
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
United Kingdom
Current Residence: Glasgow, Scotland
Favourite genre of music: Punk (REAL Punk, ie pre-1983), video game soundtracks and some disco when I want to dance
Favourite style of art: Communist Propaganda Posters, Stencils and Sprite Art
Favourite comic/cartoon/video game character: Magik/Yoko Littner/Fran from FF XII
Personal Quote: Sticks and stones may break my bones, BUT I'LL KICK YOUR ARSE AT HALO!
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ONWARDS! Redux, 3+ layers. by Zombie-Pacman
ONWARDS! Redux, 3+ layers.
Everything is even more awesome with a redux. Decided to re-do my old Russian propaganda style self-portrait, only with the Lego-Kev. Nice and clean, but I'm not to keen on the font; it's the Lego font, and, well, it could have been a bit cleaner. Ach well. ONWARDS!
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Stencil of The Jedi Bar, Glasgow by Zombie-Pacman
Stencil of The Jedi Bar, Glasgow

Latest stencil (FINALLY), the old Jedi Bar that used to be in Glasgow in the 90's. It was sci-fi themed with the bar shaped like Darth Vader's helmet, and a huge screen to play PS1/N64 games on. Braw wee place, but it closed in 2002 and became a Bukowsi themed bar instead.

4 Layers (and a couple of wee niggley ones), this has taken far too long to make, not just since I first designed it in Photoshop last year (or was it the year before?), but over the past week as well, thanks to the rain and social interactions. But it's done, and I can move onto something else. NEXT!

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Edgar Allan Poe Stencil, 2 layers by Zombie-Pacman
Edgar Allan Poe Stencil, 2 layers
Edgar Allan Poe, 2 layers, on pages from "The Masque of the Red Death". Not bad. Not great, but not bad either. Had to age the pages myself; the other paintings I've done this way all had aged pages, and these were taken from a brand new school textbook. Then I realised the story is only 12 pages long (double-sided, so technically only 6), so I had to scan them in and print a few copies out. Didn't plan things too well...although I'd have been buggered if I had chosen "The Raven", that's even fewer pages.
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Stencil of Stephen King, 2 layers by Zombie-Pacman
Stencil of Stephen King, 2 layers
Painted on pages from The Shining (a badly-worn, 2nd hand copy). I had Photoshopped a picture of Stephen King and added a hand holding keys to room 217 (not 237 like the film, 217 like the book; I even added a used a few pages with the correct room number on them). Chuffed with this one, no mistakes, clean as a whistle. I even like the fade.
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The Loneliest Space Invader REDUX by Zombie-Pacman
The Loneliest Space Invader REDUX
My latest stencil; another take on my original "Loneliest Space Invader" painting, this was created as a companion piece for the similar "Lonely Lego Spaceman" piece I did last year. 3 layers, A0 size (about 4 times the size of the original), with a nice background. Took me long enough to get around to it.
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Been so busy with my stencils recently that I've neglected my comic and everything else art-wise...can't say I'm not focused! Got another 4 stencils or so before I stop, then I can continue with the comic, and perhaps the Gainax vs Capcom stuff.
  • Mood: Artistic
  • Listening to: H.P. Lovecraft Audiobooks
  • Reading: Generation X (the '90s Marvel comic)
  • Watching: Kill La Kill
  • Playing: Dark Souls
  • Eating: Homemade KFC
  • Drinking: Tea

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artbyabbey Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  Professional Artist
thanks for the fave!
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dazza1008 Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014
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jademacalla Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013
Thanks very much for the Watch! :salute:
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Zombie-Pacman Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
No worries, you're doing God's work man. :)
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TMZCor Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013  Professional Writer
You're better than most - probably because you put serious time into your art.
(But being "better than average" here on dA, and racking up :+fav:s or page views will never be a reliable indicator of much.)
I bet you're the last one who can see how much more confident the work is your gallery is getting, then-to-now. Keep pushing on. Keep being so courageous in your composition and execution techniques...!
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Zombie-Pacman Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the words, man. Today's been a weird one, between being awarded a Daily Deviation and selling a painting (the Hunter S Thompson stencil), I've been trying (and failing) to keep a straight face. Right now, I'm looking at projects/canvases I've lined up and planning the time I devote to them; it's all I can do. If I could only value my work properly, I don't know, I might be able to make a living out of it. That's the dream, anyway.
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TMZCor Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013  Professional Writer
Holy bovine, I hadn't even seen the DD. That almost makes it sound as if I knew what -I- was talking about.
But enough about basking in the glow of your success...

I really doubt anyone "value[s] their work properly" as of a single celestial moment. It's a learned behavior - no matter what those critical voices say (that sound a lot like, um, this person or that one). When I have a paycheck coming in again I'll be looking real hard at your prints - and it's a good era for selling things online or in person, so I hope it'll be easier to get to the point of "making a living out of it" for you young turks than it ever would've been for your elders.
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Zombie-Pacman Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Cheers for the words, mate. The DD has boosted morale quite a bit, I'm trying to get enough work together to hold an exhibition somewhere. "Unfortunately", people keep buying my stencils (at a cheap price, I may add); a friend commented that I'm possibly the only artist in existence to complain about people buying their work.

But I see selling them now as a short-term goal; money in my pocket, and a short-lived morale boost...organising an exhibition and bumping the prices up, getting my name out there and watching commissions roll in as friends of the buyers see my work on living room walls and are referred to me, and the potential for going self-employed. THAT'S long-term. Just hopefully not TOO long-term.
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The-Jam-Factory Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2011  Professional General Artist
Thanks for the fave........
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philly808 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2011
Thanks for the fav!
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