I’m on DeviantArt

January 1, 2011News

Decided to put up a page on DeviantArt. I initially resisted the idea because it seems like the bulk of deviantart is populated by teens who like to draw fanart (whereas i’m not a teen and i haven’t done fanart since college). But after the insistence of one of my teachers, c.m butzer, I thought … Read More

Starting work on new project

December 26, 2010News

No new drawings this week, since I don’t have access to a scanner. I’ve mostly been doing research for a new book project. I had an idea while looking through the promotions paper companies make. I really want to make a book that has different paper stocks, papers sizes, die-cuts etc. The book will be … Read More

Boy and bear new illustration

December 17, 2010New art work, Silkscreen

I finished a new illustration of a boy wrestling/ hugging a bear. I originally wanted the picture to be unambiguous and show the boy and bear play fighting. But then some people to whom I showed preliminary sketches thought it was a dangerous situation for the boy, so i toned it down and it seems … Read More

Comic work-in-progress

December 12, 2010New art work

These past few months I’ve been working on a comic. I’ve completed the first part of the comic, but I don’t plan on making it available until I’ve completed the story. The comic is a sci-fi story about alien encounters. Ideally it would be a serial with a different alien race in each chapter. The … Read More

Figure drawing week 4

December 1, 2010Sketches

Today was my last day taking the figure drawing class. I don’t know that my figure drawing got better, but I think I’m better able to draw people from memory.

Figure Drawing week 3

November 29, 2010figure drawing, Sketches

Last week was split between a male and female model. An interesting observation of these two models is that both of them look angry while posing. I wonder if it’s because they don’t really like posing, and if they don’t like it why do they do it? On another topic, I finished a sketchbook in … Read More

Figure drawing week1

November 6, 2010figure drawing, Sketches

Started taking a figure drawing course this week at the Art Student League. It’s everyday for three hours. The downside of the class for me is the amount of long poses the models take. I usually finish a figure in 10 minutes tops, so I’ve had a hard time keeping myself busy with the remaining … Read More

Museum of natural history sketches

October 28, 2010Sketches

I went to the Museum of natural history this Tuesday. Mostly went to draw the animal exhibit. I feel I still need to practice drawing animal legs, especially ungulates’ legs. I’m trying to avoid making them look like four sticks. Drawing the exhibit presented a certain challenge since the halls were very dark. And also … Read More