Archive for the 'books' Category

Dice’s beautiful short for SketchTravel

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

I love THIS! My good friend Dice Tsutsumi just finished this wonderful touching short film about SketchTravel. He painted all this on photoshop!!! Such a painstaking process, a real labor of love! And it’s all for a great cause, build libraries in third world countries! Congratulations Dice!!! I can’t wait to celebrate SketchTravel next week [...]

SketchTravel and Room to read

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

I’d like to share with you an important project I’ve had the luck to help in a small way. I’m sure you’ve heard about it by now: SketchTravel! Sketchtravel is a unique international charity project brainchild of my good friend Dice Tsutsumi and Gerald Guerlais. The idea is to benefit Room to Read, an international [...]

James Jean’s Rift

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

James Jean certainly doesn’t need any introduction, he sure is taking the art world by storm. But I just found out about Rift, a wonderful book he’s made with Chronicles. And it just blows my mind, beautiful!!!

Fellini, Agassi, Saint-Ex

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

What an unlikely trio uh? But I’m currently reading these three books. They are all three wonderful reads. “I Fellini” is irreverent and funny, “Open” is a total page turner and “The Little Prince” in Italian is a treat.


Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

I did some book shopping that made me quite happy this weekend. The first is a kids book I got at Konokuniya by the prolific Taro Gomi, Kingyouga nigeta. The Goldfish escaped. Been really loving gomi’s work, it’s so much fun to share it with Fio. I was also really impressed to read that this [...]

Sanjay’s Ramayana

Friday, February 26th, 2010

Another amazingly talented co-worker here Pixar, Sanjay Patel has just released a fantastic book Ramayana: Devine Loophole with Chronicles Books. This is a four year in the making labor of love for Sanjay and it shows, every page is filled with an astounding amount of beautifully designed detail. I was totally blown away by his [...]

Dice’s kids book

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Great news, “A, kikoetayo” (“I can hear”) the beautiful japanese kids book that Dice illustrated and his mom wrote is available for purchase at StuartNgBooks, don’t miss this gem and the nice little special artwork that comes with it. Details here on Dice’s blog.

On Amazon again

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009

Finally Amazon has the Venice Chronicles in stock again … for the cost conscious, and who is not lately, it’s still the best deal you can find. And don’t miss this other wonderful book, Fio’s favorite!


Friday, April 24th, 2009

You can read a recent interview I had with Jeremie Noyer mostly regarding the Venice Chronicles, atAnimated Views in english or atMedia Magic in french. Cheers.

My name is Dug

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

I am so happy for Ronnie with his brand new book coming out in matter of days. My name is Dug is written by Kiki Thorpe and illustrated by Ronnie del Carmen, it features one of the stars of the upcoming Pixar film UP: Dug. It’s a beauty of a book and I can’t wait [...]