A few years ago, my teacher Bruce Roberts suggested the best way to learn to draw quickly was to watch television. I started with Twin Peaks, and was immediately hooked. Due to the speed (and not looking at the paper), the results are rarely “pretty” but they somehow convey the character’s true personality. In this [...]
Category Archives: Illustration
A birthday card I made for my father. For some reason, he’s nicknamed his company Moosehead Motors.
Keeping with my resolution to post 50% original material, here’s the first in a series of comedic canine sketches.
I need to find a copy of this book! (Tsunehisa Kimura’s Visual Scandals by Photomontage). The Manhattan waterfall image has graced the cover of two Australian albums. First, Paul Schütze, and recently Zonoscope by Cut/Copy. via http://bldgblog.blogspot.com
A poster project for the German Sanitation, Heating and Air Conditioning Association (ZVSHK). The Water is Life student poster competition is meant to raise awareness about the world’s looming water troubles. Here are my three submissions. While researching our water problems, I remembered a documentary, Blue Gold, featuring Maude Barlow, a Canadian activist. Much has been said [...]
Last month, I was given the task of conceptualizing a few illustrations of my resolutions for 2011. I thought back to my stamp collecting days, and remembered first day covers, where philatelists send envelopes to themselves on the day a stamp is released. In this case, I decided to mail postcards to myself, serving as [...]
Over the past few months I’ve been taking stock of the projects I’ve completed since I knew I would study graphic design (2002-ish). I’ve noticed that the books that I’ve had the most fun putting together are not really design at all. They’re all from the drawing workshops and likely only have meaning only to [...]