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MarkRaats
Mark Raats
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Australia
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 Mavericks / Win XP / Win 7
MP3 player of choice: iPhone
Wallpaper of choice: Ford, Spielberg and Gray
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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.

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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

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Scarlett Johansson - Black Widow: by MarkRaats
Scarlett Johansson - Black Widow:
Marvel time again. Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow:
Copic Markers and Prismacolor pencils on white, A3 Acid-Free Paper 
(approx 11.5 x 12.5 inches)
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Ewan McGregor - Obi-Wan by MarkRaats
Ewan McGregor - Obi-Wan

Because a new project I am planning on doing will require me to work at a slightly smaller scale than usual, I wanted to experiment to find the ideal size for me to be able to work and not feel inhibited. 
This new piece of Obi-Wan was done to a size of 8 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches and its great.

Original art Gouache paint and Prismacolor pencil on MDF board, 8 1/2 x 11 3/4 inches.

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Michelle Pfeiffer - Selina Kyle. by MarkRaats
Michelle Pfeiffer - Selina Kyle.
Partner piece to the Michael Keaton Batman illustration posted earlier today - unfortunately the scanner has totally failed to capture the subtle colors in this one which is frustrating.

Copic Markers and Prismacolor pencils on white, A3 Acid-Free Paper 
(approx 11.5 x 16.5 inches)
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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: dreamsandvisionspress.com/ralp…

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:iconnullmaser:
NullMaser Featured By Owner May 5, 2015  New member  Artisan Crafter
I love the personal feeling your art invokes, like the classic movie posters.

Will you be attending Perth supernova 2015?
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MarkRaats Featured By Owner 4 days ago
Thanks Will. Yes I will be in Perth and in Sydney. I'm giving an art Masterclass in both venues as well as being at my table during the day.
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Orphydian Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Again thanks!

Pls. set that to display in bigger resolution by going to Edit.

Ive also issued an invite for you to join  our group.
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MarkRaats Featured By Owner 4 days ago
Sorry, Orphydian, the size is set to prevent theft.
I hope you understand.
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Orphydian Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
yeah sure but your other drawings are considerably bigger in display.
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