Archive for November, 2008

Ashes of time redux

Saturday, November 29th, 2008

Ohhhh I just noticed Wong Kar Wai just made a sequel to Ashes of time!! (Correction, this is actually a re-edited movie of the original) Here’s the trailer, pretty exciting! It’s getting a good buzz, judging from the magazine Film Comment.

SketchCrawl t-shirts

Thursday, November 27th, 2008

We’ve just made brand new Sketchcrawl t-shirts in a wonderful new color: Galaxy blue! And they are even organic! Get your shirt in time for the next World Wide SketchCrawl (January 10th). They are available right now, right here! Thanks for supporting the first and only global drawing marathon event! AND … Happy ThanksGiving everyone! [...]

Miyazaki interview

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

If you haven’t already read this wonderful interview with Miyazaki San at be sure not to miss it. It’s actually the transcription of a press conference … but Miya San had great inspiring answers … as always.

New moleskine sketching

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

I am enjoying this nice new Moleskine I got last week, it’s larger than their regular size and with a nice soft leather cover. I am having a good time sketching in it. Notebooks are often really about feel, do they feel good to draw in? I have many notebooks that don’t quite work for [...]

happy bday old man!

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Yep, it’s my birthday, 37 and counting … and to celebrate I thought I’d share some photos of our little Fio. She’s growing so fast, her first birthday isn’t even close but she’s already climbing around the house and standing … for a few seconds. Anyway, here’s the adorableness. Ciao.

bouldering e

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

A quick watercolor I did for a climbing friend at Ape. I haven’t gone climbing in almost eight months, but used to be really into it for a few years. Ahh … fatherhood … on an vaguely related note after almost one year of no surfing, I was finally able to get out at Pacifica [...]

Isaac the Pirate

Monday, November 17th, 2008

I’ve known of these books for a while now, Ronnie was singing their praises a while back and man was he right. After reading Gus I finally broke down and had to get to these other books by Christophe Blain. What amazingly compelling story he has created here! Stunning drawing and wonderful writing that make [...]

the bug zapper

Friday, November 14th, 2008

Friend and co-worker Josh Cooley (previously on this blog here) made this short in only two days. He funny!!!


Thursday, November 13th, 2008

Just wanted to clarify a couple of points regarding ordering The Venice Chronicles here from my blog, since I am getting some emails inquiring about it. You can order from all over the world. If you order one book the shipping and handling fee is $5 in the US and $15 for the rest of [...]

World Wide SketchCrawl 21

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

Mark your calendars the first SketchCrawl of 2009 is going to be on saturday January 10th!!! Come by the forums, start getting organized in your area or just let us know where you plan to draw! Cheers!