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About Deviant Artist Mark RaatsMale/Australia Group :icont-hx-11-38: T-HX-11-38
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Mark Raats
I'm not afraid of dying, I just don't want to be around when it happens… SPIKE MILLIGAN

Current Residence: Australia
Favourite genre of music: Rock
Favourite photographer: Herb Ritts, Mario Testino, Michael Raats
Operating System: Mac OS X El Marco / Win XP / Win 7
MP3 player of choice: iPhone
Wallpaper of choice: Skywalker Ranch


You're George McFly! by MarkRaats
You're George McFly!

With renovations still going on, my new studio is not yet ready and this means that its been months since I last did any art. 

Although I won't be painting anything large for a while still, not drawing has been driving me nuts and with some challenging commissioned drawings (and some especially patient art collectors) awaiting my attention, I figured I had better do a warm-up in case I had forgotten how to draw....

Bedelia Du Maurier - Hannibal by MarkRaats
Bedelia Du Maurier - Hannibal
Gillian Anderson - Bedelia Du Maurier from Hannibal:
Copic Markers, a little paint and Prismacolor pencils - A3.
DC Comics - Zatanna by MarkRaats
DC Comics - Zatanna

Time to take a trip into the strange world of DC again with Zatanna.
The nice thing about these projects is that I get to work with characters I know absolutely nothing about..

Copic Markers, a little paint and Prismacolor pencils - A3.

007 Skyfall by MarkRaats
007 Skyfall

This was designed to be part of a triptych Bond on the middle panel, M on the left hand panel and Silva on the right hand panel.

Unfortunately, this was one of those great projects that for numerous reasons, didn't work out.

Acrylic paint and Prismacolor pencils on board - 18 x 50 inches

Here are the details for those good folk who are interested in acquiring the poster. Thank you to all for your kind comments.

Ralph McQuarrie

Limited to 250 signed and numbered copies, Mark Raats' "Ralph McQuarrie: An Illustrated Life" art print is now available to order for pick up at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim:…

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lorddarthrevan67 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2015
I had to tell you this your Indiana jones poster featuring the ark of the covenant was featured on ancient aliens!
MarkRaats Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2015
Really?? I didn't know, thanks for telling me..
lorddarthrevan67 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2015
Sorry that I caused a huge thing , when I informed you was it a good or bad?
MarkRaats Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2015
Not at all, I was very surprised and intrigued as to how it had been used.
Thanks for the head's up, it was good of you and a great deal of fun actually.

Total BS but great fun!
ZenitramArtist Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2015  Professional General Artist
You have a great artistic style. 
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