This wonderful piece is a bit of a corud...cod....conundrum, is the samurai filled with the spirit of the dragon or is the samurai an extension of the dragon's spirit.
You can't see well here, but on the full size drawing the horse has this wild-eyed look as though thinking "i hope he's gonna hit the fool on my back."
Hawiian god of the underworld.
Nothing like a little bit of ol'school spooky to sparkup the imagination. Yeah?........Yeah.
Roman god of gates and portals who sees both the past and present simultaneously. Here the past is depicted with thoughts of trauma and fear while the future is full of prosperity and hope.
The Spider Queen
Yeah, she's a little creepy, but you know what I think when i look at her.....i bet she gives a great back tickle
Apparently Hicks is a huge history buff, And not just a "i watch history channel so i know history" wannabe, but he actually reads books on the topic...And ah, he even goes to museums...(what a nutter).
Holiday family Orctrait
Inspired by some sculptures at the Renaissance Fair, this drawing of two inebriated pans was the cover design for a sketch book. And boy don't you wish you had a copy of this sketchbook, only 100 prints made, it was pure collectible candy.
A Pocket Dragon's Treasure
It's not that that is a giant key in front of a big dragon,....the key is normal and the dragon is really small....ah,... how delightful then.
Nope, not a self portrait, it really is an orc.
She once had been a central character in another story that has since gotten buried somewhere, so now she simply gets a small mention in 'A Lavish Tale.'
Grim and Grace
so get this, the reason why the angel has her back to us and the skull is face forward is that if it was the other way around it would just look like the angel had a big ol' prego belly. That would be pretty funny though wouldn't it,.
Apparently drawn on a cotton fabric paper, thick but delicate making it almost impossible to erase on.....well, that explains some things don't it.
Poison Dart Frog