Monday, April 25, 2011

Gone Fishing

I've been obsessed with drawing fish lately...which spilled over into a new pattern.

^close up before color^

^color version^

^white on black version with a few slight color changes^

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Oziana Magazine

The Wizard of Oz cover I created last year was used as the 2009 cover of the Oziana Magazine, a magazine dedicated to all things Wizard of Oz. I just received a copy of the double issue (2009/2010) and it looks great. You can view the cover at John Bell's (edior of OZIANA from 2004 - 2010) here: Oz and Ends: Oziana 2009 Touches Down at Last

Wednesday, April 20, 2011


This past friday for drawing on location we went to Kykuit. It's in Tarrytown and is a part of the Rockefeller Estate. They didn't allow us to go inside the house and it was pretty chilly for most of the day, but even so, it was absolutely beautiful. I had a great time roaming about.

Thursday, April 7, 2011


Just finished another pattern. It started as a doodle and I liked it so much that I turned it into a bigger drawing.

^Here it is in progress^

^close up^

^The finished main square^

After I finished the main square I split it up in photoshop, printed it out, and filled in the remaining parts to make it repeat seamlessly. Then I scanned it in again and lined up that part to the main square.

It wasn't looking right with full blown color so I decided just to color the lines.

Monday, April 4, 2011

Shrinky Dinks rock!

The first years had a pizza party for the second years this past thursday(as a thank you for the one they threw us in the beginning of the year and a great excuse to relax and stuff ourselves). As a little gift to each person, we each made a Shrinky Dink.

^Here's my sketch on the left and the start of my Shrinky Dink on the right.^

^finished Shrinky Dink^
After I finished drawing it, Nina collected all of our finished drawings and baked them in her toaster oven.

^final baked Shrinky Dink (sandwhiched between Joana's comics piece and
John Malta's cactus)