Thursday, April 24, 2008


both images made for illustration concepts class.. which is in 4 hours, so i think i'm gonna go take a nap.

think what you will, blah blah i feel like there are lasers on my eyes permanently set to disintegration via slow roasting. i don't know what's what anymore.
comments, etc?

[edit - 05/01/08 - 6:27am]
yeah, the starbucks thing doesn't make a lot of sense... i'll rework later.. perhaps.

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

katie's kites

katie's kite shop, open monday through saturdays, 10am-5pm

named "katie's kites" after my brilliant and beloved roomate, katie, who was helping me brainstorm types of stores to draw for the assignment and had a sudden stroke of genius.

(somewhat) finished version of this sketch
graphite on bristol, 20"x20"
25-30 hours?
i think i'm going to go back in and put pattern detailing on the kites, and also make up for the slack job on the view out the bottom window. hehe

lesson learned: sharpening edges is extremely effective using a 0.5mm HB mechanical pencil. it will also cause temporary blindness and mild headaches.
also, never try to fake understanding of bird anatomy especially when your drawing teacher is a proud caretaker of 80+ adopted birds.

Tuesday, April 22, 2008



push it

ah i want it, i won't deny

Monday, April 21, 2008

floating city

psyche! no finished work.. but here's something i'm working on.. it's a drawing from one of last year's class assignments and i want to start colouring it.. for now, here's a light study before i get overly obsessive about minute details

Sunday, April 20, 2008

colour struggles

just some 30-45 min studies in-class... yeh. i'll have some finished work up.. uhm. soon?

and a lil' sum'fink for the sillies...

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

soured meat

friend sent this article just today:
the pleasures of the flesh

it's quite good.

Sunday, April 13, 2008

kites in light

kite shop!

scanned pencils toned in photoshop

rough light study for final drawing to be done in graphite... any comments/critique would be helpful in terms of the logic of the lighting, if the perspective makes sense, composition, etc.
i'm going to start the shading on the real thing soon.. i just need to pop by utrecht to pick up some graphite powder. yummy

Friday, April 11, 2008

colour barf

oils on board

mmm.. self portrait, nose is a little too big, colours were lost in the photo, etc etc.

Tuesday, April 1, 2008


a long overdue update :9
unfortunately, a lot of the subtler colours were lost in the photographing :<

oils on illustration board treated with rabbit skin glue (in order of completion over the past 2-3 weeks):

charcoal and paint thinner on illustration board treated with rabbit skin glue:

drawings to come as soon as i stop procrastinating and haul my butt over to the scanners in the lab