For this project I really wanted to do something with the Statue of Liberty as a foundation but I was looking for something a little more thought provoking than a…Read More
This Tutorial is a study in Daggers and Dots: Mike goes into great detail as he explains the layering techniques he used to create complex textures like leathery skin and…Read More
When it comes to painting Warbirds, a good portion of great execution is understanding how to complete complex masking processes. These types of designs require numerous “layers” and masking them…Read More
This project has garnered a lot of interest as its progression was documented on social media. Now that it is complete I thought I would put the entire process and…Read More
This job came to me with very little instruction. The client, Rob Burns, wanted his bike to have a ton of artwork, but still wanted the LimeTime Pearl base coat…Read More
Learn Academy LIVE!! – 6/28/06Airbrush Technique – PART I Mike started a new lesson today that we will follow until he is done. The subject matter is perspective and reflection,…Read More
This Jackson King V is heading home to Bob! The guitar arrived with a broken neck, fortunately Mike is as skilled in luthiery as he is in art! The explosion…Read More
This is a quick video detailing how to create super-realistic bullet holes in metal – both “innies” and “outies”. Mike explains the process from beginning to end.
Mike has often been given the freedom to create ideas for the Jackson Custom Shop “Short Runs”. This concept, Jackson Department of Corrections is an example. Mike came up with…Read More
Iron Maiden’s mascot, Eddie the Head is ALWAYS a big hit and this recent Guitar created for Jeff B is no different! Check out this modified take on “The Trooper”!
SOLD!! This is the 2nd installment of the “Too Many Guitars” Sale. This is the latest in the Horror Series where Mike utilized old horror movie posters as an inspiration…Read More
This piece is the first in a series of Horror Classics that I had wanted to do for awhile. I have always loved the old movie posters for the Vincent Price…Read More