Saturday, March 12, 2005

Dino-Saturday!

I came across this 20 year old drawing this weekend while spring cleaning. It's from a "activity book" aka a coloring book I did for the toy line and TV show Dino Riders. I used to do many such books for Western Publishing back in the day of Billy idol and Cyndi Lauper. I don't know why this one illo was not used. A very nice drawing a 4 year old can fill in with a strong black swirls of crayon. I still have the toys I bought to use for ref to draw the books packed away in my attic.

9 comments:

Jill said...

Mike just wanted to let you know how much i am enjoying your blog. Thanks for giving Alberto the impetus to start his own too.

Mike M said...

Thanks Jill. I am glad Alberto is doing a blog as well, because ne we get to see more of his swell art!

Mike

Sevaan said...

Dino Riders! I remember that!

Sevaan said...

What other colouring books did you do?

Mike M said...

Let's see off of the top of my brain...Air Raiders, Centurions, Lasertag, Captain Power, Purrtenders, Barbie, Superman, Hotwheels, Ghost Busters....ugh!

Sevaan said...

Centurions was one of my favourite cartoons!

Ted said...

Hey Mike. That's an awesome picture. Speaking of Dino-Riders, I have launched the ultimate resource for the toyline. Check it out at www.dinoriders.com and let me know what you think.

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Quincy said...

Hi Mike! I'm a huge Dino Riders fan and was wondering if you might be interested in selling some of the drawings you've made based on them. ...I'd even be interested in the toys you used as reference. I'm a toy illustrator / designer myself, and it was illustrations like this that kept my interested enough while I was young to get into the industry now that I'm older. It would be amazing to have some of your inspiring work in my collection.

If you're interested...
My email: quincyrobinson@hotmail.com
MySpace: http://www.myspace.com/quincy_art

Thanks! You have some super work! Blew me away when I found your blog today. :) ~Q