Drawings

Inktober 2020

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This month, I participated in the Inktober Challenge. It’s a popular online challenge to make an ink drawing every day of October based on a series of daily prompts. There are different sets of prompts and different places people post art, but I stuck with the main list and shared my work on my Instagram. […]

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Hey, I made some posters!

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I’ve been busy lately, and that includes posters. A friend who is a music publicist put me in touch with Brad Cole, who will be playing a residency at Montrose Saloon next month and I made him some posters and social media graphics: I’ve made a lot of posters, but I haven’t really worked like […]

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Day 15: Getting Real

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It’s not a good idea to look at LinkedIn first thing in the morning, but that’s what I did. My feed is a mix of friends from art school getting excited over the latest animation techniques, various companies I started following when I was trying to get jobs from them, and recruiters offering advice to […]

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Day 14: Congratulations, Little Friends

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Today’s source is Little Friends of Printmaking, from Madison Wisconsin. Their work, at least in the book tends to be cartoonish in an almost deliberately grotesque kind of way – more tongues and nostrils than I tend to like in a character anyway. They use busy layouts and unusual, desaturated color palettes. Two things they’re […]

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Day 13 Update: All caught up

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In my earlier post today,  I laid out my plan to make a scratchboard drawing on the computer. It actually turned out better than I was expecting. My first thought was to work in Illustrator and make tapering strokes that would look like chisel strokes. Which I thought I could then bring it into After […]

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Day 8: Nonsense and Pedram Harby

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The artist: Pedram Harby, Tehran, Iran Pedram Harby‘s work is very minimal. He’s inspired by song lyrics and works a lot with Persian typography, often using lines of type as part of the drawing. As a nod to his Islamic heritage, he often blurs representative images. My Interpretation: cats I take a lot of pictures […]