Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Thursday, April 2, 2015
If you've ever spent any time around the Sunset, Richmond, or Chinatown district, you will often see these l'il vibrant, fashion mavens walking about in the wilderness with their grandparents. I often marvel at the clash in colors, kawaii-ness of their accessories, and the devil may care quality of their parents' choices.
I related this observation to a very talented poet/artist friend of mine, and she responded, "Oh, you mean like Tiny Accidental Hipsters?" And so a series was born that very night. You can find more of her brilliance and heartbreaking work at: www.facebook.com/thepoetrystore
This series will feature all real clothes that I've seen and since it's unethical to have children do runways, this was the next best thing.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Monday, March 16, 2015
Friday, March 6, 2015
Sara Dosa, a very talented filmmaker, took the original picture in her neighborhood coming home from work. I could not resist the Exquisite Corpse impulse to draw a gnome and elf family into the proceedings.
Rostom D carries the credit of naming this piece when he saw it.
Monday, March 2, 2015
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Monday, January 26, 2015
Saturday, January 17, 2015
I struggled with it quite a bit, partially because of which angle and composition to choose, the color scheme, and playing with new custom brushes.
Friday, January 16, 2015
I was inspired by listening to Henry Rollins on Pete Holmes' Let's Make it Weird podcast. He was painting a very compelling self portrait of dealing with grief, anger, social anxiety disorder, and PTSD. It made me think about how we as human beings, for better or for worse, play the movies in our head over and over again. Replaying our darkness or light, depending on how we're chemically equipped, I have an increasing amount of empathy over the years for those who struggle with this ratio.