Archive for September, 2007

Hotel Chevalier

Saturday, September 29th, 2007

This Wes Anderson free short on itunes is really nice. Wonderful photography and art direction. I geeked out and put it on my iphone. Not sure wether I am as excited about Anderson’s new movie, the Darjeeling limited, but I’ll hold out some hope for it. Soundtrack sounds pretty great, as always.

Benefit pieces preview

Friday, September 28th, 2007

You can see a little preview of some of the donated artwork that will be up for auction at Maverix Studios right here on their blog. Amazing stuff and this is only a fraction of it all. Come buy some art for a great cause (and get a tax break), saturday 29th of September at [...]

Tekkon Kinkurito now on DVD

Thursday, September 27th, 2007

Tekkon Kinkurito the movie, taken from one of my favorite manga from Matsumoto Taiyo, directed by telented friend Michael Arias is out on DVD!! This is exciting news, given that many of us in the States didn’t get to see this movie. Get yours here.


Monday, September 24th, 2007

Hey this is really fun … could SketchCasting become a whole new way of Blogging? Maybe … certainly a fun simple way of making sketches and showing them around. Give it a spin … Link via Drawn More fun with SketchPad here and here.

fragments of Venice

Sunday, September 23rd, 2007

A photo and a drawing, of the wonderful neo-gothic windows of the Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti. If you’ve visited Venice you probably didn’t miss its beautiful architecture, right by the bridge of the Accademia. Large size images here and here.

50th Annual – Society of Illustrators

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

Friend and amazing illustrator Peter de Seve informs me that the submission deadline for the 50th Annual exhibition of the Society of Illustrators has been extended to October 19th (and not the 1st). Of special interest to some of us might be the “sequential art category”. For more details on the Annual and the Society [...]

Nice clouds this evening

Wednesday, September 19th, 2007

Animal Treasure Island

Wednesday, September 19th, 2007

Some Old style Miyazaki awesomeness. Such great animation. If you don’t have this dvd, I think it’s well worth owning. While you’re at it, this book ain’t bad either.

Alzheimer Association Art Auction

Tuesday, September 18th, 2007

Another worthy benefit art auction is coming to Maverix Studios September 29th! This time benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association. Many of us around here at Pixar are donating work to it, be sure not to miss this event, 6 to 9pm at Maverix: 1717 17th Street. Buy art for a great cause!

The Chronicles all together

Saturday, September 15th, 2007

It’s very satisfying to see all the pages of the Venice Chronicles (128 right now) together. I am about to send this thick mockup to a few people to read.