Archive for August, 2006

Black and white Japan

Thursday, August 31st, 2006

And to change up things a bit, here’s a couple of photos I took in Japan in the fall of 2004. These are from Miyajima Island … truly an amazing place. Full size here: 1, 2. A set of a few more images from that trip is here. Played around with most of these digitally.

We have a title

Wednesday, August 30th, 2006

Page 3 is up … with the title! A page a day? I can’t possibly keep this up …

Page 2 … already here …

Tuesday, August 29th, 2006

Hey, lookit, I already uploaded page 2 !! And if you haven’t already, be sure to read last summer travels’ unabashed comic: The night of the Italian ferry. Weee, free comics! Oh and if you really can’t help wanting to spend some money, you can actually own these comics in print! SketchCrawling volume 1 and [...]

Sketches from Venezia and a new comic ?

Monday, August 28th, 2006

Here’s a couple of quick sketches from a canal in Venice … and more importantly, a new unabashed comic is starting this week!!! So check out page 1 here ! You’ll discover the title of this one as I go, I hope to slowly finish it as I upload it. I figure the update pressure [...]

Painting with the camera …

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2006

more like playing with the camera … not quite painting … but nevertheless I like the results of these little experiments I made in Venice. The colors, the little details in focus … I am curious to see what you think of it. Large sizes here: photo1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

Baci dalla Provincia

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2006

Kisses from the province is an amazing blog by GP, aka Gianni Pacinotti, an italian comic author whose pages’ layouts and watercolors will blow you away, warning, highly highly inspiring! I am also very lucky to have in my hands one of his previous books: The innocents, by Fantagraphics and Coconino Press. Beautiful beautiful work [...]

New banners

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2006

Made a few new top banners from latest photos of Venice … and as I was looking through all the header images I’ve made in the last couple of years I realized how much I like the format. Cropping photos this way has really made me appreciate them more. I would love to make a [...]

Don the man Shank

Friday, August 18th, 2006

Co-worker and artist extraordinaire Don Shank has been posting some wonderful watercolors on his blog. He recently got himself a Fabriano Sketchbook, like the ones we use for SketchCrawl and he sure is having a good time with it!

more Venezia …

Tuesday, August 15th, 2006

I am back …

Tuesday, August 15th, 2006

Back to San Fran after an amazing vacation in Venice and Genoa. I have a ton of photos and some sketches to show you … Even did a small sketchcrawl there. Now the hard part is getting back to regular life and work …