As promised, here are some photos of the actual print:
The main image (the line drawing in black) was silk-screened onto to paper that I had already hand colored with gold paint and black ink. Additionally I hand-painted the colors on the head using gouache.
Here is a digital mock-up of a silk screen print I just made:
I will add a photo of the actual print itself soon!
Incidentally, this image is actually taken from series of paintings I have been working on for the last several months, which I hope to show in their completion this summer.
Sorry it’s been a long time folks. Been really busy working on a series of 25+ large illustrations for the last few months, and traveling to the Antipodes. Will be very busy for a few more months painting all of these drawings, but will be sure to post when I am done.
Image courtesy of Roy Tenenbaum
Ok, I have been neglectful of this blog for quite some time. Ironically I have been very productive, thanks to the new studio in my life. Drawings are being drawn and paintings are being painted. Soon silkscreens will be printed as well. Many thanks to Logan for helping me out with this. I will be posting the fruits of my labor as the year draws to a close.
**Just one little preview, above. it’s a little sketch belonging to a series of paintings I am working on right now! (Sorry for the crappy quality. I used my cell phone camera.)
Here are some poster designs I made, as part of a proposal for San Francisco’s Art in Storefronts project. My idea was to hand craft silk-screened posters to represent members of my community, when asked what they did to restore themselves or their neighborhood.
I didn’t get in, but I had fun coming up with these designs….
Today’s heat inspired me to lay around in the park and do some catalog jams. Today’s favorite is pictured above.
Pretty lovely day all in all, even when the Italian couple walking toward me decided to plant their love-picnic 5 feet in front of me and passionately make out. And take pictures of themselves passionately making out. And then review the digital photos of themselves passionately making out afterwards.
I’m no prude, nor do i judge them for their romantic vanity. (Maybe a little). I think perhaps the transaction provoked a mild envy, but mostly I am just missing Logan right now.
His absence has allowed my social-retardation level to inch up little by little in the past couple weeks. After the park, I went into Shoe Biz to browse, and noticed they were playing tracks off the new (leaked) Dodos album. I coyly (so I thought) asked the clerk where they got the tunes, which was met with an awkward pause, which forced me to smile and announce that my bf drummed in the band, in hopes of expressing “hey, we’re all one big happy family here” but was met on his part with, “oh this is streaming off the label site–I wouldn’t steal” and reverberated into all kinds of uncomfortable conversational train-wreckage on my part. Yeesh. If I keep this up Logan is gonna want to leave me in a kennel next time he’s goes on tour.
My friend Nick Mirov (who also happens to be Logan’s cousin) kindly helped me set up this website, for which I am super greatful!
Nick plays guitar in Love is Chemicals, and recently went on tour. Before they hit the road, he asked me if I could come up with a t-shirt design for the band. Happy to contribute, I whipped something up really quickly, which summarily got rejected as caca. I actually still really like my design. I even added some cheesy color washes in photoshop to imagine how it might look on a t-shirt or sticker: