Pulp Style Illustration for Crimson Streets Magazine
Posted 5 years ago and submitted by Roger Betka | Share link: http://illo.cc/67814

Crimson Streets Magazine, an on-line fiction journal, published the short story “Lapot” accompanied by my illustration of the story. The tale is a dark noir sci-fi thriller set in modern Serbia, yet is based on the ancient practice known as a Lapot. The plot incorporates with a mythological supernatural twist as well.

I painted the artwork in oil and transferred to digital format for minor editing in Photoshop. It was a great opportunity to explore the pulp style again, and was happy I got to combine a traditional approach in this digital era.

Roger Betka
Los Angeles, USA

Roger Betka is an Illustrator based out of Los Angeles, California, and has a highly eclectic interest in retro art and Science Fiction. My personal artistic style merges classic c… Show more.

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