Artist Spotlight: Angel M. Velasquez

This week’s Spotlight Artist is Angel M. Velasquez. Angel was born and raised in New York City. He currently resides in Farmington, NM after retiring from active duty in the U.S. Navy after 22 years of service.

Angel Velasquez

Angel M. Velasquez

He makes time to sketch, doodle, paint, and compose other works of art whenever he gets the chance. He has been collecting comic related stuff all his life and is also currently working on drawing some comic books of his own.

I was originally drawn to the artwork of Angel Velasquez because of his sketches of pop-culture figures, comic, and movie artwork. Angel is a truly talented artist whose works cover many genres and mediums.

He has sketched iconic figures such as DC Comics’ Deadman  and Lion-O from Thundercats, among many others.

DC Comics' Deadman

DC Comics’ Deadman

 

Lion-O from Thundercats

Lion-O from Thundercats

His artwork is also inspired by classic horror movies such as Blade, Predator, and Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead.

Blade

Blade

Predator

Predator

Wyrmwood

Wyrmwood

Angel has also created many other horror related pieces, including: Cthulhu, Werewolves, Ghost Rider, The Violator from Spawn, and an awe-inspiring piece he entitled Punch Out.

Cthulhu

Cthulhu

Werewolf

Werewolf

Ghost Rider

Ghost Rider

The Violator from Spawn

The Violator from Spawn

Punch Out

Punch Out

I have quickly become a fan of his, not just because of his artwork, but because he interacts with his fans and truly cares about art, amongst other things.

I wish him continued success and can’t wait to see what he creates next.

I would recommend that you take a look at his Twitter and his Blog for more amazing artwork and some great topics of conversation. I have found that he is a great artist and an all around good person too.


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