Still keeping the dream alive with the bodega cat drawings. I'm trying to shake it up a little bit so things don't get too repetitive here. In college I was turned on to Ronald Searle's cat books and later on I noticed Ralph Steadman had done one as well and I'm pretty sure Edward Gorey placed quite a few cats in his illustrations. There are probably a bunch of other illustrators I'm not aware of that have some affinity for drawing them as well. I guess illustrators and cats just have some weird, magical bond, or maybe it's just that we appreciate a pet that lets us work as long as we please.
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Thursday, November 2, 2017
My piece "Everything Must Go!" is currently hanging in the Atrium Gallery at Corning Community College for their 60th annual alumni art show. The show will be up until December 14th. Be sure to stop by and check out some of the great work. Some teaser pics below.
Woaaahh-ho-ho! Little Ronald Searle reference in this painting.
Monday, October 16, 2017
Well, this is the most text I have ever put on a poster, and probably will be that way for the rest of my time. Maybe. There's a lot going on here so don't forget to take a break, get some water and food, and then come back to digest the rest of this information. Had a lot of fun with this one. Especially drawing little versions of Ian Svenonius, Kid Congo Powers, Howie Pyro, Shannon and The Clams, and of course, the one and only, Jonathan Toubin. Here's a LINK for tickets. Process pics and details below.
You know I had to throw a C.H.U.D. in there.
See ya, dude!
Friday, October 13, 2017
Anyways, Gimme! got a new one and I'm back at it with drag queens and serial killers.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Blast from the not-so-distant past right here. This was the last piece I wrapped up for the 2 person show "Bathhouse" my friend Travis Winters and I had at Corning Community College in March 2017. I cut it so close to the line that I had no time to scan this piece in before I had to throw it in the car and head off to hang it. So, here it is: Neon Jesus. I think after visiting museums and churches in Europe for 3 months I felt this compulsion to do my own take on Christ on the cross. I really thought there were process sketches and doodles that I wanted to share but I couldn't find anything besides these photos of my coloring process. Anyways, enjoy!
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
New poster I cooked up for Jonathan Toubin and Kid Congo Powers's Haunted Hop tour kicking off on October 25th in Chicago. We decided very early on that since Kid Congo had been a member of The Cramps, that doing a homage to one of their album covers, and possibly one of the most iconic in the history of music, was the perfect direction. Check HERE for all their tour dates. All the highs, lows, ups and downs of the whole dang process lay below. Huge THANKS again to Jonathan Toubin!
Monday, September 18, 2017
Whipped up a quick one for Jonathan Toubin's Soul Clap & Dance Off at Baby's All Right in Williamsburg this Saturday the 23rd. Jonathan wanted to let his fabulous shadow dancers get a moment in the spotlight so I did my best James Bond/In like Flint sort of homage for this one. There will also be a 16mm projections from Spencer Bewley going on during the dancing so it was very fitting for the shadow dancers to be featured on this illustration.