Archive for October, 2007

Happy Halloween 2 !

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

cute little pumpkin beautifully carved by my wife

Book by its Cover

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

I’ve been very much enjoying the Book by its Cover blog lately. They’ve been posting tons of off the beaten path beautiful artbooks and sketchbooks.

Happy Halloween!

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

The scary part is that this didn’t require much work …

Some more Haiku

Tuesday, October 30th, 2007

Been a crazy couple of weeks at work, but we’re finally almost done with this push. So … I found a little time to finish page 26 of the Haiku 5-7-5, you can read it here.

Hokusai

Monday, October 29th, 2007

The second book I got at Kinokuniya last week is filled with amazing woodblock prints by Hokusai (1760-1849). The title, “Hokusai – First Manga Master” is a tad hokey perhaps but there’s no doubt that the rich visual culture of Ukiyoe has had a huge influence on manga’s visual storytelling and even on japanese culture [...]

Soap Box Derby

Sunday, October 28th, 2007

This is a pretty crazy event down San Francisco’s Bernal hill. All sorts of nutty homemade vehicles and even Elvis doing wheelies. This guy was impressive, he could stay up in a wheelie and stay there, while even making sharp little turns and even while sitting on the handle bars. The iPhone sure took a [...]

Nocturna – La nuit magique -

Saturday, October 27th, 2007

This Spanish film produced by Filmax Animation looks gorgeous, check the website out there’s images, trailers and more. Hope Nocturna makes it out here to the US.

BnL stamps

Saturday, October 27th, 2007

Oh goody my BuynLarge postage stamps arrived today, neat. BbL stamps Originally uploaded by ecasarosa.

World Wide SketchCrawl 16

Friday, October 26th, 2007

The next global drawing marathong is approaching! It’s schedule for Sunday November 4th! Be sure to come by the SketchCrawl.com forums and check in on where people are crawling around the world or let us know where you will be drawing. Ronnie and I will be in New York for this crawl, we hope to [...]

Yakuza Moon

Thursday, October 25th, 2007

Here’s the first book I got at Kinokiniya the other night: Yakuza moon by Shoko Tendo, memoirs of a gangster’s daughter. Which is proving to be, as you can imagine, an inspiring read for me. I am really trying to immerse myself in this world. I am a third through and I’m hooked. Real life [...]