Wednesday, April 28, 2010

the wind

Today I saw Kick-Ass with Dadu, JooHee, and Caitlin.


[- ] A little gory for my taste, but I tend to be a bit more squeamish than the average person.
[+] The fight scenes were brilliantly choreographed, and the soundtrack was fantastic.
[- ] However, there were a couple scenes where the green screen compositing could have been a little more seamless
[+] Hit Girl was the bomb. It makes me wonder - if I ever have a daughter, would it really be possible to raise her to be that badass? Ah, to live our dreams vicariously through children.

watercolour, gouache, pencil crayon, digital
instructor: Fred Lynch
an illustration for a poem
still not sure about the bg colour, but I've been looking at it for so long I can't tell anymore. I'll come back to it later.

"The Wind"
by Robert Louis Stevenson

I saw you toss the kites on high
And blow the birds about the sky;
And all around I heard you pas,
Like ladies' skirts across the grass--
O wind, a-blowing all day long,
O wind, that sings so loud a song!

I saw the different things you did,
But always you yourself you hid.
I felt you push, I heard you call,
I could not see yourself at all--
O wind, a-blowing all day long,
O wind, that sings so loud a song!

O you that are so strong and cold,
O blower, are you young or old?
re you a beat of field and tree,
Or just a stronger child than me?
O wind, a-blowing all day long,
O wind, that sings so loud a song!

Thursday, April 22, 2010

king kong

This one's fresh squeezed from the last of my brain juices (note time - 4:43am)

another book cover: pencil, watercolour, black pencil/conte thing, digital

Holy Molars I am almost done with college :0

Friday, April 16, 2010

the frustrated cannibal threw up his hands

taking a book cover class with Jon Foster !
I think this is pretty self explanatory

watercolour, assembled in Photoshop

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

SF & a new moleskine

There is a cotton candy machine by the front door of Kenka.
it's kind of spectacular

started as a sketch while seeing the African Art exhibition at the Met with Catherine

chillen over winter break with my grandma & cousins in the Bahamas

spring break in San Francisco:

Jean and Dadu sleeping on the ferry from Sausalito to SF

Dolores Park with Aaron.
Dadu, Jean, and Greg nap under the sun on some very green grass

Caltrain to Mountain View with Dadu, where the other half of Jobyn gave us a tour of Google

Dadu had some expired polaroid film :)

much love to Sarah & her parents for playing host