Album Cover Art for Mo Dalis Music
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I recently finished this original album art for Mo Dalis, a Blues/Rock musician from Alabama, who requested a scene taking place during a ’60s baseball little league game. I was asked to do this in my oil painted style, and it was one of the most complex paintings I have ever done. There was also a request to add Babe Ruth as the Umpire behind the hero boy pointing to the outfield. This was definitely challenging, but very satisfying, and I got a chance to really explore my preferred painting style. Looking at the work of ’50s illustrators and Norman Rockwell were very helpful in my process with this illustration.

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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"I would like to give a shout out to Roger Betka, he just finish my band's EP artwork, and he went above and beyond. He was always punctual about responding, and very easy to talk to. He even gave it to me before the deadline. 5 stars easily. Would highly recommend."
— Elijah Reed, Exzentrik Music