Monthly Archives: January 2008

Vacation! So don't have any wild parties while i'm gone. ok?

I’m going on a little vacation for a few days (to Costa Rica!) so hold down the fort while I’m gone. Don’t drink all the liquor and no boys in the bedroom! So, to keep you occupied and out of trouble, I open up this thread comments to pimp the cool stuff you’re doing, if you so desire to share with the world.… [ KEEP READING ]

An experiment in coloring in photoshop, this time using Channels. I used roughish sketch for the base pic, but i think that kinda gives it an interesting look. And, it’s good to experiment!

Collective Comic

My friend and talented children’s book writer, Kitoba, is doing a ‘collective comic’ project, where they start with some basic characters, and different people write scripts and draw each week’s comic strip. They are just starting and don’t have alot of strips yet, but I love the idea, and I contributed the artwork for this week’s comic.… [ KEEP READING ]

Wow – This artist does these with a Bic pen.

Wow - This artist does these with a Bic pen.

Apparently, this spanish artist–Juan Francisco Casas, does these huge hyper-realistic pictures using only a blue Bic pen. They are huge and look like photos at first glance. Really impressive! More neat pics on his website (seems more a tad slow, though). Here’s another:
And I found these on flickr:

Juan Francisco Casas
Originally uploaded by greta_y_doraimon

Juan Francisco Casas
Originally uploaded by greta_y_doraimon

Silly sushi inspirations

Silly sushi inspirations
A little over 2 weeks left to create your art or craft projects for the Anti-Valentines Day contest… tell your friends! I did clarify some rules in the original post. Now, for the good stuff!
A while back, I made my version of Sweet Sushi – Rice Krispie treats with various dried fruit (papayo, mango, ginger) on it.… [ KEEP READING ]

Ya wanna buy some platform pumps?

Ya wanna buy some platform pumps?
One of my favorite must check websites is wantnot.net. Mir, the very pretty and talented proprietress, is absolutely fabulous about finding great deals and today she was talking about a big sale at some shoe store. This little sketch was based on her comment of:
(Did this entry make anyone else picture me standing on a street corner in a trench coat, opening it up to passersby to reveal peep-toes and slingbacks hanging within? [ KEEP READING ]