Archive for November, 2007

A lot of lines …

Friday, November 30th, 2007

I usually don’t spend much time on a given drawing. This one sure took a little while though and I feel I could even keep on going, adding more shadows. Mostly I was trying to simulate different tones and textures and have the white of her face stand out. It’s black ballpoint pen on newsprint, [...]

Benefit for Glide @ Maverix

Friday, November 30th, 2007

This coming sunday Maverix Studios is hosting an Art Auction Fundraiser for Glide Memorial Church. The benefit’s proceeds will go to support their Children’s Creative Arts Media Center. From the Maverix blog: “The evening will include food, drink and the music of our talented DJ’s. Original and digital art from prominent contemporary artists will be [...]

Nucleus brand new site

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

Nucleus Gallery just redesigned their website and they’ve done a wonderful job: elegant and easy to get around. Shadi and Ben have outdone themselves just in time for the holiday shopping! My, look at all these nice prints they have in stock or this nice gift idea or these. They have also added nice photo [...]

Finally …

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

… an onflight safety film that doesn’t look made by baboons on crack using a commodore 64! This short movie produced by WildBrain for Virgin Atlantic is a beauty! I mean wow. link via cartoonbrew

Movie links

Monday, November 26th, 2007

Two completely unrelated cinema quicklinks: first, here‘s an interesting interview with Wes Anderson on He talks about Hotel Chevalier, Darjeeling Limited (which I loved) and the upcoming animated “The Fantastic Mr Fox” which he is writing the script for. Second here you’ll find the teaser for Stephen Chow’s next comedy “CJ7″, promising.

So, you’ve gone and …

Monday, November 26th, 2007

This blog entry I just found is not only funny but sadly and tragicomically also rather useful … at this juncture. Might be a little while before I am mobileblog.

More about Seurat …

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007

The George Seurat exhibition at the MOMA is outstanding, I am so glad I had a chance to see it. For those of you too far from New York city here‘s a wonderful audio-slideshow at the NewYorkTimes page (link via Drawn). The atmosphere, lighting and mood of these charcoal pieces is really amazing. Seurat is [...]

Ted talks

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007

This Ted talk regarding education and creativity was sent to me today, a birthday nice little gift I’d say. Very funny and inspiring. See if you like it.

Happy Bday

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007

Finally almost out of adolescence … yah …

New Persepolis Trailer

Sunday, November 18th, 2007

Did I mention I can’t wait for Persepolis? I think so, a few times actually. Well, here’s a new longer trailer. The movie is getting an arthouse release during Christmas here in the US.