Decked Out: Rolling On

The Olive Hyde Art Gallery celebrates the 3rd anniversary of the Fremont Skate Park in Central Park by showcasing the blending of artistry and sport through deck design. More than 60 artists gather to present their take on the imagery of Skate Culture.

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Year of the Monkey

Today marks the first day of spring for the Year of the Fire Monkey. I got to illustrate the Monkey King himself and have it printed on a T-shirt to mark the occasion.

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Seeking its Sequential Art Solution: the case of page 108

thumbnail sketch for page 108

The challenge of illustrating of page 108 of the graphic novel Tiger’s Tale warrants a more in-depth view of the sequential art process. . . The resulting blog entry catalogues the tensions between two artistic temperaments, the meticulous planner and the inspired improviser, as well as the resulting artwork distilled from their tenuous collaboration.

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Inktober favorites; so far…

Setting some time aside from the usual work load to play with some new pens and make some fan art.

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Graffiti & Graphic Design

A look back at some #graffiti art (circa mid 1980s) and its application in slightly less ancient advertising work.

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Hildebrandts on Illustrating Tolkien

Fellowship of the Ring illustration by The Brothers Hildebrandt

With Game of Thrones and The Hobbit series fresh in mind, this 70’s era fantasy imagery is all the more fascinating.

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Graphic Design + Golden Mean

Also known as the Golden Ratio or the Fibonacci sequence, this equation is said to have fascinated intellectuals and artists for at least 2,400 years. Also very useful to graphic designers…

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Peanuts & Mushrooms: A trip to the Charles Schulz Museum

Panoramic "fish-eye" of the Lobby's main wall.

A #TBT review (or travelog) of a long overdue trip to the Charles M. Schulz museum & research center; with photos.

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The Zoomquilt

Check out THE ZOOMQUILT! An infinitely zooming work of collaborative surrealism.

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Artists’s Reception at the Sun Gallery

As today’s reception begins I’ve found myself glad to have arrived early enough to snap a handful of photos of the great artwork I’m seeing for the first time.   

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