Archive for the 'Drawings' Category

The magic fox of Kyoto

Friday, January 9th, 2009

Another watercolor for the artshow. Inspired by photos of Kyoto and Japanese woodblock prints. It’s getting framed in Paris probably around now.

the other fox

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

One more watercolor for the “森 3 trees make a forest” exhibition at Galerie Arludik on January 27th in Paris.

Kitsune

Monday, December 29th, 2008

Here’s one more watercolor for the upcoming show. For some reason I’ve been fascinated with Foxes lately, there’s quite a few of them appearing through out the pieces I did. Japanese Folklore has really a lot of great stories featuring Foxes and their tricks. Would love to make a comic of one of ‘em when [...]

more work in progress

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

Here’s another watercolor I am working on … I like how the skin tone and red cheeks are turning out in this one.

Jitensha

Friday, December 12th, 2008

Here’s another watercolor for the artshow in January. For these pieces I’ve been using several washes one of top of the other, gradually building contrast with darker more saturated colors.

With the fox

Monday, December 8th, 2008

one more watercolor in the works … almost finished, a few areas to retouch …

watercoloring …

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

on my messy kitchen table … a work in progress of a piece for an upcoming artshow in Paris. Indeed the “three trees” are meeting again, this time in Paris: Tadahiro Uesugi, Ronnie del Carmen and I will have an exhibition at the wonderful Galerie Arludik. Opening reception January 27th. More details to follow, but [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Yoga pose for thursday

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

You should try this one … it’s good for you… So … phew, I just finished shipping out all the Venice Chronicles orders, I’m finally caught up. I hope the books start showing up at your doorsteps real soon and in ten days or so they should also hopefully start showing up in bookstores! I [...]