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Friday, December 23, 2011

Happy Holidays, suckers!

A little cranky Santa to make the seasons merry and bright. He doesn't want your milk and cookies.



Santy Claus, watercolor and acrylic, 4 x 6, 2011




I'm a terrible person and don't have a drawing for the Hannukah and Kwanzaa folks, sorry! But at least you don't have to deal with a pissy St. Nick, right?

Jan Svankmajer

Pre-Tim Burton, eerie, quirky, kind of gross, thoughtful use of symbolism. Watch iiiit.


Saturday, November 5, 2011

Eyvind Earle

One of my favorite artists

Eyvind Earle (April 26, 1916 – July 20, 2000) was an American artist, author and illustrator, noted for his contribution to the background illustration and styling of Disney animated films in the 1950s. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Rahr West Art Museum, Phoenix Art Museum and Arizona State University Art Museum have purchased Earle's works for their permanent collections. His works have also been shown in many one-man exhibitions throughout the world. (Wikipedia)




Orchard In Bloom


Dear film makers:

Less CGI, more stop motion



and make better soundtracks, too

take note

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

For your inner monster



Happy belated Halloween :)

The only and original

An article from the Juxtapoz Magazine website had a feature about the exhibit; Houdini, Art and Magic currently in San Fran. I saw this when it was in NYC and one of my professors from several semesters ago has/had a piece in it. Really rad exhibition, totally recommend it.



Image courtesy of juxtapoz.com.

Click to read article.

Friday, October 28, 2011

The Party

For a friend whose birthday I couldn't attend because I'm a crappy friend. But now I'm not so crappy.




I actually can't think of a title for this one

Never use markers in a poorly ventilated area for more than 10 minutes. Made for my mom's birthday



Thursday, October 27, 2011

I'm not worthy

Recommended for those who want a blow to their ego.

Click here to read "10 Stunning Surrealist Artists from the Modern Era"

Hoot

Ever wanted to have a staring contest with a painting? You probably won't win. For a final painting project several semesters ago.