Wednesday, December 29, 2010


Better enjoy these drawings while you can. They are set for self-destruct.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010


I know this is torture but I really am busy doing a cover. C'mon, you know you want some insight into my mind. Well these old things are part of my history.

Monday, December 27, 2010


I guess I have been clever all of my life. These older pieces might keep coming. Please don't leave me for someone more beautiful.

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Old Stuff

Because Christmas kicked my butt I have done nothing except more drawings. But I thought until I finished a new painting, which might be awhile since I am currently working on a book cover and don't know when I'll be able to post it, I might share an older drawing now and then in the mix. Maybe it will give a little perspective on my history, maybe not, but it might be fun for me. I did it when I started this blog so I am resurrecting it now.

Sunday, December 19, 2010


You know I am painting. In fact I am working on a book cover right now, among other things, that I really can't show you all. So for now you just have to be happy with the little things like this that I draw to keep sane. Stop complaining.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Muddy Colors Guest Post

Hey check out my guest post on Muddy Colors. It's a great blog started by some great illustrators and artists. A blog not only showing really cool work but teaching some invaluable things. And if you know what's good for you, you'll go and comment there, especially my students. I haven't finished grading yet.

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Tuesday, December 7, 2010


I'll do about 327,179 drawings between now and my show at the Animazing Gallery in NY. October 2011 will be the greatest event month in the history of NYC.

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Super Turkey 2010 and SketchBookery

I can't believe I let a whole week get away without posting. Shame. To sort of make up for it I'm doing two posts. I forgot to post the latest Super Turkey, for our local weekly paper, so I'm showing the drawing and the colored finish. Yeah I like the line drawing better too. Haven't done a sketchbook post in awhile so I've included that too. Man, my sketchbooks sure do jump all over. Keep sketching guys.

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Secret Sketches

I do a lot of studies for projects. These are a couple done, on antique paper, for a cover project I am working. One is going to the art director as a gift. i wonder which one he'll choose. I think I can show you these cause this idea was not chosen.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Favorite Things

I've been invited to be in a show at Gallery Nucleus called "My Favorite Things". I know I don't have time for this but sometimes it is hard to say no. Anyway this is 2.5 x 2.5 inches on copper. It'll be part of an ongoing series about narwhal rain. This is narwhal rain fashion. Faux antique narwhalrain rainwear is all the rage.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Society of Illustrators 53

Always great to get the nod from the Society of Illustrators NY. These three pieces will be in their Illustrators 53 annual. Even more exciting is when a former student gets in. Check out Tony Montano's "Cheryl". Congrats Tony.

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Lesser of Three

After all that here is the final version of "Lesser of Three" with several process shots. I'm still debating whether to go with the blue bubble window or clear. What do you think?


Thursday, November 11, 2010

Final Tease

Final teaser. I need to finish this and move on. Sure am happy with how it's turning out.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Gonna Run Out

I'm going to run out of teaser material before I finish. Guess I'll try to hurry but I also have a Super Turkey cover to do.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

A Little Tease

The fact that anyone responded thrills me so here is the first teaser for my next painting.

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Time Gets Away

Wow, time gets away from me especially when I'm busy. Here is another drawing. I'm working on another painting and don't know whether to wait until it's finished to post or give in progress teasers again. Let me know what you think.

Sunday, October 31, 2010

We're Rich

Something a little different for me. 11x14 inches on paper. I'm not even sure it's done yet. But I like where it's going. Couple of process shots too.

We're Rich

Thursday, October 28, 2010

4th in Series

Just the fourth in the series started below. No, I really did see these things.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Sketchy Seriousness

Aspire to a high degree of seriousness in a sketchbook.

BUT NOT FOR LONG. That would suck.

Get Halloweeny

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Illustration Continues

You might recognize these images from a series of drawings about things I saw. I'm continuing the illustration theme and thinking of entering these in a competition as a series. I really like doing stuff like this. Illustration can feed my painting and vice versa.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Fell Asleep

Wow, fell asleep on my blog for a little while. I will never let that happen again, probably. Got sick, you know all of that life stuff. I love illustration. With all of the gallery work I am doing I don't want to lose touch with illustration. This is the start of a series of NY things. I'm going for a visit next year and am pretty excited. Maybe the editor of The New Yorker will see this and put it on the cover.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Spectrum 18 Poster

OK, here it is. Maybe a little underwhelming after all that build up but hey someone will like it. I've also included a few process shots for the really curious. If you really want to be blown away check out the list of jurors for Spectrum 18. It's going to be a barnburner of a time. Wish I were going to be there. Arnie and Cathy Fenner just keep upping the bar. And thanks for continuing to visit me here at my blog.

Closer look

Friday, October 1, 2010

Art Blocks for Ghana

I was invited to participate in a great cause, "Art Blocks for Ghana." It's an honor to be a part of this with so many great artists and humanitarians. This is my humble entry. The super secret painting will be revealed next week at Spectrum.