DoodleBrain at True Self / Levine

October 24, 2009

Here’s the whole DoodleBrain piece, shown for the first time! It will be on display at LeVine through November 21. Not sure if it sold yet–if you’re interested, contact the gallery. Info at the link below.


Here’s a link to the rest of the show:




  1. lelis on June 14, 2010 at 10:39 pm

    Mike..thatΒ΄s a great work..I like your art..especially fishes :D..your artwork is very inspirated for me…I had two school work about your work…thank you for all that you do in music and in art =))…I hope once I get to yours exhibition =)…

  2. linda on January 29, 2010 at 10:15 pm

    i like the colours mike it’s cute~~ xo

  3. lp09 on October 28, 2009 at 7:22 am

    great work mike!! i love you so much!!! ^.^

  4. _Tiff_Tiff_33_LP_ on October 27, 2009 at 2:42 pm

    OOOOOO mike,I so love that!!!!^_^

  5. sarah35 on October 27, 2009 at 1:11 pm

    Cool πŸ˜‰

  6. Charlotte_Jay on October 27, 2009 at 10:17 am

    Mike, this DoodleBrain is really awesome! I really like it! two of the characters in this painting remind me of the characters in Super Bomberman 3, hehe! DoodleBrain is one of your bests Mike πŸ™‚


  7. vickylp on October 27, 2009 at 3:50 am


    hahaahaha i like that kind of mouse which has its mouth open!

  8. WidyaRahayu on October 27, 2009 at 1:05 am

    whooaaaa…. i like the little bees, pirte clouds, ahh the whole work of it. i’m very interested in it, but….
    by the way, i got a new drawing for Linkin Park. hope you guys like it:

  9. ConnerL on October 26, 2009 at 3:47 pm

    Great work! You’ve really inspired me to get into art. Now while mine are still little drawings on my school notes, I really hope that my art can progress and maybe end up at least a little close to how great this is, haha. Question, what got you into art, and how old were you? What are some of your techinques?
    You’ve also really inspired me with my music. I’ve been playing guitar and drums for about 5 years. Before i started listening to LP and FM, I was still playing, but not with enthusiasm or with any heart. After listening to LiP and FM, I’ve really gotten a lot more into it. You are definitely my biggest influence. I just wanted to say thank you for all that you’ve done! πŸ™‚

  10. liuliu on October 26, 2009 at 4:48 am

    nice pic, mikemike~ thoughtful~!!!XD

  11. analoggirl on October 25, 2009 at 10:40 pm

    Hey Mike, thanks for sharing the final piece with us! Seeing the detail and reading Kathyxx’s insightful comment about the archangel Michael makes me want to deconstruct this bad boy. I wonder, is your “true self” battling various forces of evil? It looks like the archangel is fighting the Lord of the Flies, which is pretty dope. I can see other evils too, like a strung-out Mickey Mouse who’s rockin’ some serious bling. Does good ol’ Mickey symbolize corporatism, consumerism or selling out? Curious minds want to know. Then again, maybe I’m too curious. Sometimes a doodle is just a doodle…

  12. TheDarkPrince on October 25, 2009 at 8:14 pm

    Awesome Piece dude .. that girl look so Pretty !!!

    NOTE : Yes Shirley stop yelling its so annoying !!

  13. ShirleyAlvarezNY on October 25, 2009 at 7:15 pm


  14. KATHYxx on October 25, 2009 at 6:51 pm

    This reminds me fondly of Tim Bizkup for some reason.
    This is one of my favorites you’ve done so far, Mike.

    I think I also recognize the horse in Fons’s painting. That one made laugh really hard.

    EDIT: oh look Bizkup is in this show too. lol. I was talking about a different painting above.

    @Shirley, please stop yelling.

  15. LPmadman on October 25, 2009 at 5:11 pm

    It seems the title sounded reasonable coz Usually if we read the word True Self which always shown is a Self Portrait with a variety of improvisation but you describe it based on real experiences ( Mystical , Perhaps ! ) and then poured through to the fairy characters as an object , very complex .. and according to me the power of this painting is in The Colors Mixture with a lil float to the surface accent which make it look alive .. Cool Job dude !

  16. luckyluck on October 25, 2009 at 4:37 pm

    Cool Paintings but I’m so fucking jealous to the boy who was lying in the clouds LOL ! … He looked very relaxed and comfortable . Damn !! .. I hope that weird snake bit him LOL ! .. btw The Blue Creature that looks like Stitch , dripping mouth and wearing a necklace with the Big letters S .. is that you ??

  17. Madlen on October 25, 2009 at 3:28 pm

    Oh wow…this is…amazing:DI mean it really is…it’s so different in the good way.If this is representing you that you’re a strange person (again in the good way ;).I would love to have that on my wall…I think my fav fragment is the one with the boy trying to stab the insect thing:DAnyway thank you for uploading:)

  18. aussieChazz on October 25, 2009 at 3:10 pm

    Great, your Doodle brain can make that two girls became very comfortable to enjoyed , Good Job Dude !

  19. SkullzTatz on October 25, 2009 at 3:07 pm

    Damn ! I really wanted to come see the show .. wish me luck !

  20. RurouniKenshin on October 25, 2009 at 3:03 pm

    Beautiful Paintings , Can you introduce me to that lady ? coz I wanted to ask her out ;D ..


  21. BlackHawk on October 25, 2009 at 3:01 pm

    Howdy Homey !! .. That Doodle Brain Look awesome ..!

    Edit : Ouch !! ..Cute Ladies ..

  22. jeffryLP on October 25, 2009 at 2:58 pm

    Wow .. I’m Fascinated by The Girl who wore a long dress above .. She looks like a shy Goddess .. Love it !

  23. MobzSean1 on October 25, 2009 at 2:53 pm

    Super dope , I had to find ways to get some money so that Two Pretty Lady could be in my bedroom wall ASAP !

  24. girlaloud on October 25, 2009 at 2:49 pm

    Aww .. You’re amazing Mike , even when you are on Doodle time you can produce something so Beautiful like this πŸ˜‰ Congrat !

  25. ShadowerLiltani on October 25, 2009 at 11:59 am

    I’m really in loved with the unhappy cloud with the eyepatch. Do you ever look at your art and murmur to yourself, “This came out of my head…” I’ve done that on numerous occasions. Once thing though, why’d you kill the cute blue snakey wakey! What’d it ever do to you? Ya know, I really wish there was an actual snake in the world that looked like that one, cause that’d make a cute pet. Look, I just woke up a couple hours ago. Humor me.

  26. pepper on October 25, 2009 at 11:07 am

    Haha I love how the robot thing randomly has a bass clef on him lol


  27. rockermeg on October 25, 2009 at 11:01 am

    This is an amazing piece. But I’ve got to ask…what’s up with Elmo?
    Haha, you’re just a kid inside really πŸ˜›
    Looks like a great show

  28. natalia_spain on October 25, 2009 at 10:40 am

    hi mike…I think ur new work is F****** AMAZING!! πŸ™‚ well…if not is a disconfort, you can see my copy of ur painting Fireworks?? it is the link: not is very good, but i only have 14 years old…thanks for all ^^

  29. cincybmxlpfreak on October 25, 2009 at 9:45 am

    Man…that’s supposed to represent you? Well…you’re a complex, strange individual. πŸ˜€ I’m sure you get that a lot though. πŸ˜›

  30. Janni_Loves_LP on October 25, 2009 at 9:44 am

    Seriously Mike, I’d give anything just to spend a day in your head! It’s brilliant though..! πŸ˜€

  31. cuz on October 25, 2009 at 9:29 am

    Thanks for the whole piece. The character in right bottom corner looks like me when I eat a great quantity, hahaha! Good job Mike.

  32. PaintedDreams on October 25, 2009 at 7:39 am

    Mike, it really looks amazing.. it looks even better in person! I was one of the people that bothered you yesterday at the gallery.. sorry about that. It was great meeting you though! You are such an awesome person.. you are so humble and I really appreciate you taking the time to talk to your fans. Thank you. ❀

  33. Lvix on October 25, 2009 at 6:22 am



  34. Fatima91MS on October 25, 2009 at 6:12 am

    Looks Ammmmazing Mike! Great job! Just want to say thanks for everything πŸ˜‰

  35. EvaBennoda on October 25, 2009 at 6:11 am

    waw ! thats soooo cute,Mike =)))) and weird as well ! well done πŸ˜‰ its a nice piece<3 !!! it's easy to understand that this is a MS masterpiece !!! it differs so much from the others ! U're a real artist !!! thanks for the link =))

  36. LPHooligan on October 25, 2009 at 6:02 am

    I like these Bad boy .. Dope Color and Strong Characters .. plus

    My heart was pounding when I saw that Two Beautiful Women LOL .

  37. ShimizuAiko on October 25, 2009 at 5:52 am

    Its like you’re in Agressive Trance Condition when making this painting lol ! ..
    coz there are some unique and mystical character in it who chilling me up when I watched , I think This is not just a painting right ? even if you try to hide behind the Doodle thing but still .. This is MS’s Master Piece !

  38. miKer0cks on October 25, 2009 at 5:47 am

    WOW!!! Amazing piece Mike! Welldone πŸ˜€ My fave part is the flie with the weird arms πŸ˜› LOL! Awesome! I also liked a lot Gary Baseman’s, Ron English’s and Fons Schiedon’s piece πŸ˜‰ Pretty cool stuff πŸ™‚ Thx for the headups πŸ™‚

  39. RicoRodz on October 25, 2009 at 5:45 am

    Sweet Jesus , Mother of God , that Chick is hot hehehe ,

    Nice touch Dude ..

  40. abbykulyde on October 25, 2009 at 5:44 am

    woah! finally.. the whole piece! what can i say? hhmmm… this is totally amazing!, luv those purple and clouds.. i’m like in the outerspace and underwater all at the same time.. haha!

    i want this to be on my son’s room’s wall paper!LOL! btw, he loves it!;D

    good job mike..


  41. Morinoajin on October 25, 2009 at 5:27 am

    I like the monkey with the cheese and the fishes ❀

  42. DemonNoir99 on October 25, 2009 at 4:40 am

    I like The Lady Characters in that Pic , I think They both have a Magical Beauty , Absolutely Stunning !

  43. Ezza on October 25, 2009 at 3:28 am

    apart from being predominatly purple, my fave thing about ur pic is how its dream-like/ cloud-like and how some of the characters are ghost-like..and a little cool πŸ™‚ would u ever make prints of it?

  44. MaryBing on October 25, 2009 at 3:03 am

    Great piece! You never know what’s in the brain of a rock star:)

    I wonder… What are your favorite pieces of other artists?
    (I my opinion Esther Pearl Watson’s, Fons Schiedon’s, James Jean’s, Josh Agle’s and Ray Caesar’s are very interesting and cool)

  45. liope on October 25, 2009 at 2:44 am

    It’s awesome, weird and cute!! ^^ Thanks for putting it up here!! πŸ™‚ Btw seeing all those sketches have you ever thought of making a small cartoon story? A couple of frames for a start and then a small book maybe.. Have you ever try it?

  46. lp_fm_fan on October 24, 2009 at 11:55 pm

    Got it before ya. πŸ˜› Since I didn’t post for this for a while….

    Looks amazing! Totally love it. I wish I had the money…I know it’s gonna be expensive…. lol, anyway… You know what totally SUCKS? I’m going to NY in November, so I thought I might catch the art show…so, I’m leaving TX the 21st! …and what else? I could of maybe make it, right? Not really…I’m leaving TX at 4pm and getting there at 9pm! when the gallery closes, just my luck. great. XD

  47. ShadowThanatos on October 24, 2009 at 10:38 pm

    Wow, 8 letters, EXELLENT. But, what’s your True Self???????????? I can’t understand @@!
    BTW, I got your message called “Minute to Midnight Anniversary”. Now I’m confused if that message is a old message or not. @@

  48. boyzdontcry on October 24, 2009 at 10:18 pm

    The Whole Piece … finally … one word PERFECT !

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