Last year I attended Salt Lake City Comic Con (again) and Matt Smith and Alex Kingston were there! I knew they'd been invited ahead of time and set to work on this piece with the intent of them autographing it for me.
I made a print of it for each of them and presented that to them at the time of signing. Both of them were incredibly gracious and kind. It was a really fantastic experience.
So here is the finished version before autographing and after.
I've been working on this between commissions and finally finished it tonight. I've wanted to paint Jareth for ages, sad that it took David's death for me to finally get around to it.
Labyrinth was one of my favorite movies when I was younger, and I remember listening to Bowie a lot when I was in High School. I once walked into Seminary and my teacher asked what I was listening to. I told him, "David Bowie." And he was like, "Really?!" like that was so cool. Because it totally was so cool.
A Friends Original Character, Loch, the Empath Demon. He closes or covers his normal eye so he can better see emotions with his lighter one. Painted in Photoshop, referenced from a flipped photo of Ian Somerhalder