It's the 1930s and the family of the late Sinas Cavinder gather for the reading of his will in the creepy Cavinder mansion. They find themselves being murdered one by one by a mysterious phantom while two rival reporters compete for the scoop. Written and directed by Larry Blamire, this film (available on DVD) is a brilliant send-up of the "Old Dark House" movies of the 30s and 40s.
For this film, I painted nine large creepy familiy portraits in the space of two weeks. Though painted digitally, I employed classical portrait techniques using a digital stylus and tablet. The artwork was uploaded to Hollywood where it was printed on a large format printer, then mounted and framed and hung on the Cavinder Mansion set by production designer Anthony Tremblay. What a cool and fun project to be involved in!
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