Gestalt Haus bar in San Francisco's Mission District is playing host to a gaggle of my "Drunk Tweet" paintings this month and next. The series started out as tiny sketches with paint on novelty-sized mini canvases. For this show, however, the sketches are super-sized on 20x20" canvases.
Did you know that Chase No Face is turning 10 years old next week? Well, in honor of her tenth year among us, I've launched a couple of new t-shirt designs featuring Chase.
Lately, a lot of people have been asking how I make my gold-leafed buttons. I thought I'd just go ahead and spill the beans right here on my blog so you can make them too.
I just got my comp'ed copy of "Stats Done Wrong" in the mail from No Starch Press. I've been making cover illustrations for them in the signature style for the last few months. It's always something interesting, slightly nerdy, and fun.
I just finished a new portrait of one of my favorite heaps, Pizza The Hutt. You might remember Pizza as the gross loan shark from the film "Spaceballs". For some reason, that character has been stuck in my head lately so for me,this drawing was both an exercise and and exorcism.
I was recently contracted by Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) to create a series of illustrations to be featured inside the trains. The campaign is called "Thank You BART Riders", and it spotlights a different station and highlights it's uniqueness in the system. If you're in the Bay Area, you should start seeing these aboard the trains sometime in early Spring. I've worked with BART on some projects in the past and it was nice to be asked to work on more illustrations.
This past Valentine's Day weekend, I flew to San Diego to meet Chase No Face. Chase and I have been pen pals ever since I made a drawing of her and posted it on Laughing Squid. In honor of finally meeting her, I scheduled a portrait photography session with America's Finest Portraits...