I was really moved by Obama’s inauguration speech yesterday and am excited about a future of change and progress. Here’s a look at my latest illustration project created for the January newsletter of The Whole 9
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After launching Üka, my small accessory company, I invested in a small screen printing system and have begun creating T-shirts from my artwork. These were my first 2 designs. More to come soon. All prints are created using eco-friendly water-based inks. These and other designs (when available) can be purchased in my etsy store.
more escapes into the realms of color and pattern via botanical abstractions. (1) “Wilted Tulip” aqua-oil (2) “Abstract Tree” ink and watercolor
And continuing to follow my latest trend of insect inspired designs, here is a mock-up of a T-shirt design featuring our friend the housefly derived from one of my pencil sketches. These T-shirts will eventually be on sale at ukastyle.com
Faces often tell us more than words ever could. top row from left “Caustic” 16×20 oil (SOLD), “Sing it” 18×24 oil, “Shut Up He Explained” 18×24 oil, bottom row from left: “Limbo” 24×48 oil, “Toxic Red” 18×24 oil (SOLD).
inspired by photographs I took of abandoned places.
Below is an illustration I did for The Whole 9 for their April newsletter. Medium: Graphite and digital.
more abstract botanicals… Untitled, charcoal and watercolor
16″x20″ acrylic painting on collaged surface. The collaged layer is comprised of random slices of subway maps, mostly Tokyo, although I believe there are some Paris maps in there as well. The insect silouhette is of the manduca sexta moth also known as the tobacco hornworm. It’s no secret I have a fascination for insects, [...]
Here’s a look at a few skateboard decks I designed. All designs began as pencil drawings which I then redrew in Illustrator to create a a scalable vector image. from left: “Fly it”, “Origins”, and “Jump It”
These must be among the coolest and rarest insects out there. You can take a look at what a real one looks like here: http://bugguide.net/node/view/32354 Lately I’ve been inspired by the color pink, not your typical bubblegum pink, but that really funky fuschia and hot pink that conjures images of 60s mod fashion. My friend [...]