Monday, December 19, 2011

El Topo Poster

this poster is based off of Alejandro Jodorowsky's film El Topo. depicting each 
of the gun masters influence on El Topo, now reborn and enlightened.

 final design. photoshop montage.

 inked line drawing.

thumbnail sketch.

Metamorphosis Book Cover

final design. acrylic on masonite 

alternate cover design. 

process work: line drawing and under painting

Haper's Index Spot Illustrations

each of these illustrates a quirky statistic from Haper's Index.

"minimum number of goose- and gull chasing falcons 
laid off by John F. Kennedy Airport last year: 15"

"length in years of the contract a Dutch soccer team offered a one-year-old 
boy after seeing him kick soccer balls on YouTube: 10"

 "minimum number of chairs thrown during a December 
brawl in the Ukrainian parliament: 2"

initial sketches^

Lions Holiday Card

 putting some rage into holiday greetings.

a few steps in the process:

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Exploring Automatism

a book I made from drawings created using Surrealist automatic methods.


 automatic drawing:

frottage (art):

Work from Fall 2010/Winter 2011 semesters

 self-portrait using type / typeface.

some details.

illustrating the fortune "The Time is Right to Make New Friends"...

inspired by the psychedelic lyrics of The Beatles' "I Am The Walrus".

sexy space giraffe, gracefully being alert to danger.

A few drawings

 just a few sketch book drawings that I'm fond of:
First automatic drawing.

I plan to do a fairly large painting similar to this.

brain food?

some abstracted figures and bits.