Friday, September 25, 2009

Ark Project piece

Here's the piece I did for DGPH's Ark Project, which is going to be released soon:



"Treading Water"
Ink and acrylic on paper
10" x 10"

My animal is the carabao, a type of water buffalo from the Philippines. You can find out more about the project here: http://www.thearkproject.com.ar/index.htm

Thursday, September 17, 2009

OOO LA LA!

The latest issue of LA Weekly is out today and features another illustration for my column "LA-LA Land," in the LA Vida section.
Here's the process and the final:

Thumbnail #1 was chosen, but they suggested I illustrate the photographers instead of having winged cameras...I guess it was too weird, or that it would distract from the main point of the illustration.


Here's the sketch with the photographers.


And here's the final sketch.

Last but not least, the final illustration, cropped and slightly rotated:



"Queen of Hearts"
Ink and acrylic on paper
12.5" x 7.5"
[AD: Darrick Rainey, Asst. AD: Jason Jones]

I wanted to comment on the ubiquity of the paparazzi in the lives of celebrities and how the Hollywood celebrity culture is such that even the most mundane activities attract the attention of hungry voyeurs. Oh my!

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Yes! Prints for sale!

Hey guys! I've got prints of "What Develops" and "Death, or a Murder of Crows" for sale through inprnt.com!

http://www.inprnt.com/profile/2058/




"What Develops"



"Death, or a Murder of Crows"

They are both open-ended giclée prints on 100% cotton rag paper using archival inks. Available in 13" x 19", 18" x 24", and 24" x 36".