This portrait of MJ Coren in Blacksmiley’s super popular black and white comic style came out great.
You can commission a portrait of your own in this style by swinging by Blacksmiley’s commission page.
To learn more about Blacksmiley, check out the interview below!
Q&A with Blacksmiley
(AC): What are your strengths and specialties as an artist?
Blacksmiley (B):Characters. I love drawing characters of any kind. It’s interesting from a description to bring to life an awesome character. And when it comes to them I really like to focus a lot on their faces, expressions.. And among these, mostly on their eyes.
(AC): What do you find most challenging about being an artist?
Blacksmiley (B):Most challenging? Everything is challenging, because each time you have to deal with something new, that has a new personality and attitude.
(AC): What are your future artistic plans? (e.g. To become a famous animator? To be commissioned to create a portrait of the Queen of England? To run your own illustration boutique? To illustrate children’s books? To become a famous album cover designer?)
Blacksmiley (B):I’d like to work in the video games industry as concept artist. Right now I’m a jr. art director in an advertising company.
(AC): What is your favorite genre, style, or subject matter to draw/paint?
Blacksmiley (B):I love fantasy! I might not have as many fantasy-related artworks as I’d wish to, because free time to do that is hard to find, but whenever I can I sketch a character or when I get a commission of that kind it’s a pleasure for me to do it.