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Pardee at the 2012 New York Comic Con.
February 5, 1976 |
Antioch, California, United States
|Occupation||Freelance artist, apparel designer, comics creator|
He has also done works for Hurley International, Twenty Twenty Skateboards, Bay Area rapper TopR, Upper Playground, Street Drum Corps, Aiden, Kid Robot, and lately the cover of In Flames's ninth studio album, A Sense of Purpose, and its first single, "The Mirror's Truth". He is a member of the groups Cardboard City and Zerofriends. He runs the website EyeSuck Ink which includes links to his blog and store. Through his art he has admitted to overcoming depression and anxiety disorders along with emotional struggles. He uses pens, ink, watercolors, and dye, and is trying to use more acrylics, oils, and latex. Pardee is currently working on a motion picture for Chadam (often confused with Chadam Mihlberger) as well as various art shows and products. Pardee released his first official art book, titled Awful Homesick in October 2008.
He designed the artwork for Zack Snyder's movie Sucker Punch. 2014 worked as Art Director, Executive Producer and Creature Designer for Adam Green's Biography creature films Digging Up The Marrow.
In 2015 Pardee collaborated on "I Got Your Back" with hip hop artist Justin Bua who described Pardee as "a prolific artist who's imagination is populated with wicked, warped, and wacky characters that walk a tightrope between playful and grotesque. His artistic world inspires all artists to not only strive for greatness, but more importantly, to have fun."
Pardee's self-proclaimed influences include 1980s horror movies, pop art, graffiti and gangster rap. Artistically, he adored The Garbage Pail Kids, The Maxx, Spawn and Tales from the Crypt.
Albums, singles and musical releases
- Aesop Rock
- In Flames
- Street Drum Corps
- Cheap laughs for dead comedians
- Marathon of shame
- The Used
- Cage Kennylz
- Hell's Winter (Tour DVD)
- I Never Knew You EP
- Depart from Me
- All That I've Got
- LivelavaLive (Mitchell Davis)
- WWE Theme Song
- Dredg - The Thought of Losing You (producer)
- And So He Bathed in the Blood of the Lepers
- My Book of Poetry
- My Book of Feelings
- The Ugliest Fairy (2006)
- Good Night Lava (2007 Upper Playground limited edition)
- Awful Homesick (2008)
- Into the Marrow (2009 1988 Gallery Limited edition)
- The Secrets of Hollywood (2004)
- Chadam (2010)
- Billington, Alex (2009-07-26). "Comic-Con: First Look at Zack Snyder's Sucker Punch Art". First Showing. Retrieved 2009-08-26.
- Billington, Alex (2015-02-16). "Exclusive: Adam Green Talks Digging Up The Marrow – Part 1". DC. Retrieved 2009-08-26.
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