Archive for December, 2007

The diving bell and the butterfly

Monday, December 31st, 2007

This movie was screened at Pixar a month or so ago. Due to previous engagements I had to leave the screening half way through the film, a painful thing to do especially given the fact I was already mesmerized by it. As you can imagine I have been eagerly waiting to catch it in theaters [...]

Mew Gull

Saturday, December 29th, 2007

Pencil and watercolor on a moleskine pad. The Mew Gull is quite a special plane, only six of these were ever built and only one survives. It was the first civil aircraft to exceed 200 miles per hour in the 1930s. I squished its proportions a little too much in my drawing, lost some of [...]

A few Maui photos

Friday, December 28th, 2007

Here’s four photos I picked from the Maui 300+ shots I have from my canon. The first is a flipper dolphin off the coast of Lanai island (I was told the mark on his belly is from a small nasty little shark), the second one is one of the many amazing sunsets (this one from [...]


Wednesday, December 26th, 2007

It has become a yearly ritual: making fresh ravioli on Christmas day. And man we are getting really good at it. Sooo tasty and they are even looking roughly all of the same shape and size this year!

Maui … and Buon Natale!

Monday, December 24th, 2007

We just got back from Maui where we spent our last few days in tiny wonderful Hana. I was completely blown away by the whole island and its wildlife. The whole trip was such a fantastic experience: saw whales, dolphins and all kinds of amazingly colorful fish. Snorkeled with turtles in emerald green waters and [...]

On my way back home

Sunday, December 23rd, 2007

I sure hope I didn’t see the inflight movie … famous last words.

Beach reading

Friday, December 21st, 2007


Wailea sunset

Monday, December 17th, 2007

Heading to Kihei

Monday, December 17th, 2007

Maui sunset

Saturday, December 15th, 2007

I’m in Maui for a few days, my first time here in Hawaii. What wondrous clouds here!