Friday, August 27, 2010

Monday, August 23, 2010

Friday, August 20, 2010

Lots of Lions

Thought I'd try out my *cough* parent's *cough* new scanner on a little water color warm up I did awhile back thats just been tacked up above my desk for personal pleasure. Currently I've been finding prisms, diamond shapes and partially transparent substances really visually interesting, sort of to the point where its become like an obsession. Anything that allows for the warping of light really. Fleating apparations. If it had to be explained a prime example would be that burst of untouchable color out of the corner of your eye that blips quietly out of existence when you turn your head. Or when you see the tips of your own eyelashes.

Monday, August 16, 2010

(The) Last Summer

1) Deadbeat Summer- Neon Indian
2) Instrumental- Doug Martsch
3) He Took Her to a Movie- Ladytron
4) The Moon Asked the Crown- CocoRosie
5) Summerboy- Lady Gaga
6) Heart of Glass- Blondie
7) Snowfall- George Shearing
8) Giddy Giddy Carousel- Death in June
9) Bastards of Young- The Replacements
10) Scream Walk- Street Chant
11) Teenage Dirtbag- Wheatus
12) b- iamamiwhoami
13) Ceremony- New Order
14) Crazy on You- Heart
15) Just Like Heaven- The Cure
16) Invisible Shadow- Hollow Jan
17) Sweet and Tender Hooligan- Death Cab for Cutie
18) Fluorescent Adolescent (Cover)- Kate Nash
19) Lovers Carvings- Bibio
20) In Louisville at 7- Max Richter
21) I Summon You- Spoon


1) My Love- Sia
2) Playground Love (Vibraphone Version)- Air
3) Quantock (Hand Cranked)- Bibio
4) Sea of Love- Cat Power
5) Lemonade- CocoRosie
6) Opus 23- Dustin O'Halloran
7) Protect Life- Eric Serra
8) Heavy in Your Arms- Florenence + The Machine
9) Hide and Seek- Imogen heap
10) When We Fall- Grouper
11) Great Fairy Fountain- Ocarina of Time
12) Tonight- Lykke Li
13) Anyone Else But You- Michael Cera And Ellen Page
14) Birdland- Patti Smith
15) Spanish Armada- Ratatat
16) Love is Good- The Shivers

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Tundra Children

These guys have been walking around my head for months now. Once I was done with this quick experiment in damage control it came to my notice that they look very similar to the Pokemon Cubone. Maybe it's a relic from my childhood?

Either way, I like the idea that they just kind of roam around the vastness of nowhere. Looking back I wish I had payed more attention to the composition in respect to how big and overwhelming their surroundings would be. Maybe by like shrinking them down and showing more of the bleakness. But I hate having tiny people, I always want to be close to who I'm drawing! I'm in love with the subject of the picture, not really the picture as a whole. It's a personal problem :)

It's kind of nice to make something though. Even if this isn't the best I'm happy to actually be trying again. There's a lot of bitterness and confusion I had to get over when the last school year ended and lately I think theres been some personal steps in the right direction to fix that. The first, realizing that I you should make art first and think second! Stop focusing so much on limitations.

So much moaning and groaning! But don't give up on me yet I've been making presents for you guys!! Haha so stay tuned.

Friday, August 13, 2010

The Bee's Knees

Thousands of dollars of art education later and I'm qualified to draw mermaids for preschoolers :)

Awww, but you have much to learn, Young Grasshopper!