My latest painting.
2 years ago a "King He-man" Figure has been released. When I saw it I knew what to to. In early developement stages He-Man once was supposed to be Conan. Both ended up as a bearded King now... So it was totally obvious to me. The famous still of the classic "Conan the Barbarian" with Arnold Schwarzenegger was my inspiration, I made an exact recreation of that pose.
His old weapons by his side, in ths Vision He-Man is now an older but still strong warrior, his face tells us that he went through a lot during his life. The weapons on the right include an easter-egg in fact, they are arranged in the same way when He-Man saw them the very first time in the first Mini-Comic by A. Alcala.
The circle now is complete.
I painted this piece live at Grayskull Con 2015.
|Live panel @ Grayskull Con: Painting the King He-Man!|
And here is the result.
Oil on Canvas, 70 x 100 cm (approx. 27,5 x 39,4 inches)
|KING HE-MAN / Oil on canvas by SiMo Sol|