Sunday, July 30, 2006

Aaron McBride: Dead man's Chest.

CG Society has an article on Aaron McBride who was the Art Director on Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead man's Chest. It's times like this that I remember why I got into this business.

Thursday, July 27, 2006

Blade fan art

I've been gettin complaints that on my blog group Sketchbook Allstars (see links) we're not doin any more sketch jams. So instead of waiting for somebody to come up with ideas, I decided to post this bit of fan art. Here's my rendition of Blade. The first of a series.

Wednesday, July 26, 2006

work in Progress

New work in Progress.

Tuesday, July 25, 2006

The Fountain

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From director Darren Aronofsky (Requiem for a Dream, Pi) comes The Fountain, in theaters the 13th of October. A new trailer has just been released.


(Via Centripetal Notion.)

Saturday, July 22, 2006

Bryan Louie

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Bryan’s dripping, flourishing, richly-textured organic style of illustration is … well, it’s just that. If you’ve seen the music video for Gnarls Barkley’s ‘Crazy’ then you’re already familiar. Other clients include Jane Magazine, Hugo, Scion, Microsoft, Pepsi, and Comedy Central. Check out his site for a lot more stills and video.

Previously on CN: Gnarls Barkley: Crazy


(Via Centripetal Notion.)

Friday, July 21, 2006

Old Monk

This is a painting on top of a sketch by Lawrence Christmas. I worked on it for and hour at a time. It took about a week and a half because I dont have time to sit down and do a full painting these days. I added the step by step progression to help clear up my process.

Monday, July 10, 2006

Michael McDonough’s Top Ten Things They Never Taught Me in Design School

Michael McDonough’s Top Ten Things They Never Taught Me in Design School - Michael Bierut The Architect’s Newspaper is my new favorite design publication. It’s a 16-page tabloid that comes out about twice a month. It’s literate and timely, a fast-paced collection of news, reviews and opinion from voices as various as Michael Sorkin, Peter Slatin and Craig Konyk, all beautifully designed (in two ruthlessly efficient colors) by Martin Perrin. And, best of all, it has a gossip column... (Click title for link)

Friday, July 07, 2006

Leon the Professional

My good friend Larry Christmas allowed me to do a quickie on this little sketch.

Wednesday, July 05, 2006

A Love Supreme

Here's a painting I did back when i was living in Los Angeles. It's John Coltrane. I never did finish it but them maybe it IS finished.

Bitmap And Vector Graphics Explained

Ever find yourself reading an article about graphic design, hoping to pick up a few pointers to improve your portfolio or workflow, only to realize that you aren't even exactly sure what all the terminology being tossed around actually means? Trust us, we've been there, too – and we've got the search engine history to prove it. That's why we're pleased that Chance Agrella lent us his decoder ring expertise, with this piece on bitmap and vector graphics.

Sunday, July 02, 2006

Ruff Turbulence

This is a painting that I'm working on based on a comicbook character that I'm presently helping to develop. That's all I can say the the moment.
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