DRYWALL ART SCULPTURES

(via DryWallTalk.com) “Bernie is an artist who takes a very unique approach towards his work using only drywall compounds to create wonderful works of art. He was nice enough to come down and film this video with us for all of you folks at home! We sincerely hope you enjoy the video and hope that … Continue reading

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NEW DRAWINGS

New Drawings A few drawings from a rare night of sketching digitally. I’ve been revisiting Hockney’s Secret Knowledge in anticipation of my camera lucida and dreaming of the possibilities within drawing. I like the way I think when I am drawing. When I am drawing, I am working to understand both the subject and the medium, … Continue reading

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How Music Works by David Byrne

David Byrne is brilliant. His music, films, visual art, books and journal entries have held my attention since I first heard the album Talking Heads: 77 when I was in high school. Byrne was the lead singer and lyricist for the band, and I remember listening to the song “Don’t Worry About the Government” and … Continue reading

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FAMOUS WORKS OF ART REMADE

‘Remake’ is booooooom.com’s newest art project/contest, where students in the UK were challenged to use photography to recreate some of the world’s most famous pieces of art. I could easily blow an entire afternoon scrolling through the goodies they’ve collected. Check ’em out: And my personal favorite: Fantastic! If you want to see the full collection … Continue reading

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SPOTTING TANGENTS

Tangents are something I struggled with a lot in my early days of drawing. I didn’t know what they were called, but I found them a lot—especially when my drawn elbows met up with an edge in the picture, or the way I cropped an image visually and it just looked awkward. I originally discovered this … Continue reading

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CONAN ART / COMICS

Quick recap of some fun things that are happening right now: 1) My artwork was featured on the Conan O’Brien show and today Team Coco was kind enough to post a profile of me and my work on their site. I’ve drawn 75 drawings of Conan over the last three months, one for each episode … Continue reading

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Q & A with TOM GAULD

Tom Gauld has been a favorite cartoonist and illustrator of mine for nearly a decade now. His small self-published books and comics in the early 2000s were a healthy part of my balanced visual arts diet and his drawings and storytelling have only improved over the years. You might recognize Tom’s simplistic, minimalistic drawing style … Continue reading

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TRADING CARDS (PART III)

It’s taken some doing, but I’ve finally finished drawing and coloring all six sci-fi author trading cards. After deciding on an overall design for the cards, and figuring out with authors and sci-fi fans to draw, I pulled my drawings into Photoshop, touched up my brush work, then colored and flattened the series of six … Continue reading

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TRADING CARDS (PART I)

The last few weeks have brought in a lot of projects and one of my favorites has been making trading cards for science fiction authors. What a fun idea, right! Pictured above is my ink drawing of Ray Bradbury, easily one of my favorite writers since dad lent me his copy of Green Shadows, White … Continue reading

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WILL DRAW FOR COCO PICTURES (PART III)

My final 25 drawings of Conan O’Brien, totaling 75 pictures over three months…

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