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About Traditional Art / Professional Billy TackettMale/United States Recent Activity
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Star Wars Sketch Cover by billytackett Star Wars Sketch Cover :iconbillytackett:billytackett 2 1 Roscoe P. Coletrane's Patrol Car by billytackett Roscoe P. Coletrane's Patrol Car :iconbillytackett:billytackett 1 0 Captain America by billytackett Captain America :iconbillytackett:billytackett 4 0 Sleestak by billytackett Sleestak :iconbillytackett:billytackett 3 0 A-TEAM VAN by billytackett A-TEAM VAN :iconbillytackett:billytackett 3 1 Six Million Dollar Man by billytackett Six Million Dollar Man :iconbillytackett:billytackett 2 0 Doctor Who sketch cover by billytackett Doctor Who sketch cover :iconbillytackett:billytackett 2 3 Tin Man by billytackett Tin Man :iconbillytackett:billytackett 3 0 Uncanny X-Men by billytackett Uncanny X-Men :iconbillytackett:billytackett 3 0 The Flash by billytackett The Flash :iconbillytackett:billytackett 0 0 Batman Superman Sketch Cover by billytackett Batman Superman Sketch Cover :iconbillytackett:billytackett 1 0 Jason Vorhees by billytackett Jason Vorhees :iconbillytackett:billytackett 11 0 Alice Cooper Skull by billytackett Alice Cooper Skull :iconbillytackett:billytackett 4 2 Sanford and Son by billytackett Sanford and Son :iconbillytackett:billytackett 1 0 Harley Quinn Sketch Cover by billytackett Harley Quinn Sketch Cover :iconbillytackett:billytackett 5 2 Savage Wolverine sketch cover by billytackett Savage Wolverine sketch cover :iconbillytackett:billytackett 0 0

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Guitar Front by dunharrow
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Guitar Front :icondunharrow:dunharrow 10 3
Good boy by DH666 Good boy :icondh666:DH666 137 51 Mr Freeze by namesjames Mr Freeze :iconnamesjames:namesjames 1,607 71 dragon heart by dude-lebowski dragon heart :icondude-lebowski:dude-lebowski 1 0 Reanimated Dead - B and W by iamxer0 Reanimated Dead - B and W :iconiamxer0:iamxer0 2 0 zombi3 arm by dude-lebowski zombi3 arm :icondude-lebowski:dude-lebowski 4 2 Old Dracula by WacomZombie Old Dracula :iconwacomzombie:WacomZombie 36 6 Swamp zombie by WacomZombie Swamp zombie :iconwacomzombie:WacomZombie 33 0 Festerday by Mr-Mordacious Festerday :iconmr-mordacious:Mr-Mordacious 10 7 TRANSFORMATION 3 by twistedmentality TRANSFORMATION 3 :icontwistedmentality:twistedmentality 23 47 The Viceroy by ArcherMonster The Viceroy :iconarchermonster:ArcherMonster 18 0 Tick by DigitalxMassacre Tick :icondigitalxmassacre:DigitalxMassacre 10 9 To Sell artwork- by GTHC85 To Sell artwork- :icongthc85:GTHC85 7 0 Blood eye by Dfrydendall Blood eye :icondfrydendall:Dfrydendall 1 0 Ascention of Saint Bettie by Dfrydendall Ascention of Saint Bettie :icondfrydendall:Dfrydendall 5 1 Nosferatu by Dfrydendall Nosferatu :icondfrydendall:Dfrydendall 19 2


Started up a Patreon account. All of my art will be released there for patrons to view and buy first and then everyplace else afterwards. I'll be adding a bunch of rewards in the near future for patrons pledging at least $1 a month!

Check it out! Thanks!
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Billy Tackett
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United States
With humble beginnings in rural KY, award winning artist Billy Tackett freelanced tirelessly for 12 years to receive international recognition as an accomplished artist and illustrator. His numerous works include fine art paintings, portraits, and various other commercial illustrations. His work has been seen on National Geographic Channel and showcased in publications such as Horrorhound Magazine and ImagineFX and his client list includes authors Shane Moore, Curt Siodmak, Richard Lupoff and Jonathan Maberry, pro wrestler Jerry Lynn and death-rap musician Necro.

After publishing over 200 book covers he created his signature piece, Zombie Sam, which gave birth to his Dead White & Blue series and has amassed a loyal fan base that transcends all genres and stereotypes.

In addition to creating art in his studio he also attends over 20 events per year, most by invitation as Artist Guest of Honor, and has launched a line of apparel and merchandise featuring his art. His art book, For The Love Of Monsters, is out now and his graphic novel, Dead White & Blue Comics, is scheduled for release later in 2011.

Avoid visiting if you suffer from heart problems, weak stomach,fear of the dark or a shortness of a sense of humor.


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userdan1 Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2016
I like your dead white and Blue pictuers. Have you ever thought  about  a zombie high school football game picture or   yearbook page for  dead white and blue series. i have upload a zombie yearbook page. heres a link…
PrennCooder Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Hi there! You have an excellent gallery! Keep up the good work :D
billytackett Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!
PrennCooder Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
userdan1 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014
I like your dead white and Blue pictuers. Have you ever thought  about  a zombie high school football game picture or   yearbook page for  dead white and blue series
billytackett Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Perhaps sometime in the future :-)
Daniel-Storm Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2013
Thank you for adding Camera And 1957 Ford Ranchero Graphite and 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Two Door Coupé Graphite to your Favorites Gallery! :wave: :iconthxfavplz:
GTT-ART Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Killer gallery, great work
billytackett Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you
shoutingbob Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2012
so unbelieveable....i love all of your works!
especially your zombie-stuff is fabulous!
im really stoked!!!
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