Artist Mauro Balcazar draws inspiration for his mixed-media work from his favorite movies and TV shows—with a focus on expressive, colorful portraits of scifi and fantasy characters who’ve become pop-culture icons.


See more of his work below, and check out both his website and his art blog. You can also follow him on Twitter.

“Judgment Day”
“Hamato Yoshi - Master Splinter”
“Hail Caesar!”
“Lived Long and Prospered”
“Just Want to Be a Man”
“The Martian”