Tuesday, November 30, 2010


"Heavy" (Wata from the band Boris)
11" X 14"
Mixed Media on Canvas

"Lovesick Blues"

Friday, November 05, 2010

Bowie Collective Limited Edition Print

This limited edition print is now available at Pomp Vulture. Hand signed and numbered. Get yours today!

"Bowie Collective Print"

Monday, November 01, 2010


This is a print design I just finished for the upcoming Ghetto Juice "Bowie Collective" show. I'll have these for sale at the show and then through Pomp Vulture.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

GJ...Bowie Collective...WIP

Ghetto Juice is having their 3rd issue release party in a few weeks. Here is a little something I'm working on for the show...... the unofficial show poster.... will be available at the show at Mesa in Costa Mesa on November 9th.... and also via www.pompvulture.com

Tuesday, October 26, 2010


Here is one I did today, just for the sake of doing it....

Wednesday, September 29, 2010


"Scarlet" is a new bi-monthly comic series by Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev. Here is my take on her.....

Friday, September 24, 2010


Can't wait to see Willie Nelson tonight at the Greek.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

On The Road Again

Here is my little sketch of the day. A tribute of sort to Willie Nelson, whom I am going to see tomorrow evening.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010


Sketch done in Photoshop.....

Thursday, July 15, 2010

"Transition" Show at HURLEY...Huge Success!

Los Desperados Art Banditos / Bat Skates show, "TRANSITION", at Hurly on July 10th was a huge success. Great turnout, great art, great music..... it was just about perfect. Still coming down from the high.....

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Cat Skates.....

A piece I'm currently working on for the Los Desperados / Bat Skates "Transition" show...

Friday, June 11, 2010

WIP - Hand Painted Skate deck for the "Transition" show..

Working on a hand painted skateboard deck for the Bat Skates/Los Desperados Art Banditos "Transition" show. Sketch the image straight to the board using an oil wash (oil/turpentine) and then blocked in some green using interior flat house paint. Will see where this takes me next....

Wednesday, June 09, 2010


Don't miss this great event. A collaboration between Los Desperados Art Banditos & Bat Skates. HURLEY will be hosting the show at their Head Quarters in Costa Mesa.

A Small Section of a Large Painting....

A small section of a large 6'X4' painting I'm working on for the "Transition" show.....


Here is a small section of a large 6'X4' painting I'm working on for the upcoming Los Desperados / Bat Skates collaboration show "Transition", which will be at HURLEY on July 10th.

Tuesday, March 02, 2010


Video of me painting "Twang" for the upcoming Los Desperados show at Shelter. Music by Steve Soto & the Twisted Hearts.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Dixie Fried.....

Dano's Juke Joint Freak Show Promo

Dano will be performing his one man band, opening for Ray Barbee at Los Desperados show at Shelter on March 6th.

Don't miss it.

Los Desperados Art Banditos!!!!!

I have not updated my blog in a while, but I'm pleased to announce a new art collective I started. Los Desperados Art Banditos are here to take over the world, one art show at a time. Our first show is coming up on March 6th at Shelter in Long Beach.

Los Desperados are:
Tom Vadakan
Big Toe
Miles Thompson
David Lozeau
Will Barton
Ray Barbee
Alex Krastev
Michael DeNicola
Dano Forte's Juke Joint Freak Show

Saturday March 6th @ 7PM
Shelter Surf Shop
2148 E. 4th St.
Long Beach, CA

DJ's Geaux Geaux and Franki Alvaro will be spinning surf, garage, 60's soul/R&B between sets by Dano's Juke Joint Freak Show & Ray Barbee.

Refreshments sponsored by PRIMO BEER

For more info, please visit www.losdesperadosartbanditos.com