A self portrait of Nick Volkert in a Yeti Suit as an homage to Super Mario 3.

Super Yeti Nick

March 10th, 2022

About This Image:

An homage to Super Mario 3 with a bit of a wintery edge! I'm clearly the only dude that thinks yetis are cool. Anyway: It's Super Yeti Nick!

Skills: illustrator, cintiq, photoshop

Tags:

super mario, mario, super mario 3, NES, nintendo, yeti, winter, blue, snow, cold

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