So long, 2009!


Happy New Year! Here's hoping 2010 won't suck quite as much as 2009 did. . .

On a random side note, I have exactly the same number of posts this year as I did last year. Not quite one for every day, but not too terrible either =).

Take care, see you all on the other side!

"Blue Planet"


"Blue Planet" - watercolor and gouache on paper - 10" x 7"

Picking up some of the doodle themes and trying to apply them to watercolor and gouache... Click through for higher res and process images!

Almost 2010!

12 30 09 WIP


12 30 09 WIP - watercolor and gouache on paper

It was good to head home and hang with the family. Didn't get too much drawing done, but definitely got a lot of eating done!

Got back into SF last night, so trying to get some painting done before work starts up again.

Hope everyone's having a great holiday!

Big Doodle


Big Doodle - sharpie on mat board - 40" x 32"

Whew, finally finished this guy. Hooray! Click through for higher res and process pics.

I'm out for the next week or so visiting family, so posts may be small and sporadic. Hope everyone has a happy holiday!

Big Doodle WIP 4


Big Doodle WIP 4 - ink on mat board

It's been a while since I've worked on a piece this big. Pretty satisfying =)

Big Doodle WIP 3


Big Doodle WIP 3 - ink on mat board

Bigger and bigger we go...

Big Doodle WIP 2


Big Doodle WIP 2 - ink on mat board

It's growing...

Big Doodle WIP


Big Doodle WIP - ink on mat board

The show went off great, thank you to everyone who braved the crappy weather to check out the art! Lots of fun, and then the rest of the weekend was just very nice and relaxing.

I started working on a really big doodle, here's a piece of it here... this will be on the scale of the Work Graffiti piece, so should be fun =).

Will be posting more pictures as it progresses


Paper Pusher show now up!


Paper Pushers show is now up! - click through to see the full catalog, prices, and purchase information.

Wood Doodle


"Wood Doodle" - ink on wood - 2 1/4" x 3 1/4"

New limited edition prints from Gallery 1988 SF

Nice! Gallery1988 just sent out a reminder email about the Paper Pushers show opening tomorrow -- and at the end of the email they announced new print releases.

Gallery1988 is releasing a new limited edition print of one of my pieces, "Tree Triptych." This was the most voted for piece in the print poll I had earlier in the year, and I'm really excited that the folks at Gallery1988 decided to make it part of their print catalog.

Print info:
Tree Triptych
giclee print on Epson Ultrasmooth Fine Art Paper
16 x 20 inches
limited edition of 50

These prints are available now! To order, please call or email the Gallery1988 SF gallery
(415) 409-1376 /

Or visit them in-store at 1173 Sutter St. in San Francisco.

The honey was worth it


"The honey was worth it" - ink on paper - 3" x 5"

Just something simple tonight. A bit burnt out on painting right now... plus have a bunch of prints to ship tonight! =)

Paper Pushers 2009 catalog


It's been a good weekend! I finished framing everything as the sun was coming up on Saturday morning -- then promptly passed out for a few hours.

Got some coffee, shipped some prints out (they're selling well! =) and stopped by Gallery 1988 SF to drop off the pieces. There's one more piece of exciting news, but it will have to wait a few more days...

In the meantime, here are the pieces I'll be showing at Gallery1998 SF's 2009 Paper Pushers show. The opening will be Friday, December 11, details are here.




Cephalopods... all ready to frame!

"Cephalogreen" and "Cephaloblue"


"Cephalogreen" - watercolor and gouache on illustration board - 6" x 14 1/2"

"Cephaloblue" - watercolor and gouache on illustration board - 6" x 14 1/2"

In the midst of framing and documenting everything for the drop off date tomorrow -- doesn't look like I'm going to sleep tonight =P. But yes, somehow in the midst of everything I managed to finish off the series of cephalopods...

They mutated rather quickly, ha.

But hopefully the next post will be of everything framed and ready to go!



"Cephalopink" - watercolor and gouache on illustration board - 6" x 14 1/2"

Another piece for the show! Coming down to the wire though... only a couple days left before the drop off deadline for the Paper Pushers show!



In other news, the show at Lower Haters is tomorrow, and Giant Robot the day after that! Neat!

Shows, Prints and Skins! - my latest newsletter

Hi all, hope everyone's having a great winter thus far! Three chunks of news for you all today.

I have three shows coming up in the next couple weeks... all in San Francisco, so if you're in the area it'd be great to see you!

"Seussian Yellow" - One of the new pieces I'll be showing at "Paper Pushers" next week.

Friday, December 4th - "For the City" at Lower Haters. Annual holiday sale, tons of great artists will be showing their work. See show details here.

Saturday, December 5th - "Printed Matter 7" at Giant Robot SF. I'll be selling my brand new limited edition prints here! See show details here.

Friday, December 11th - "Paper Pushers" at Gallery 1988 SF. This will be my last biggish show of the year, I'll be showing ten new pieces. See show details here. I'll be sending out a reminder email closer to the show with a preview of my work.

My last run of limited edition prints were of "The Chase." That run is officially sold out and closed, but never fear... You may remember that I asked you to take part in a poll a while back. Well, I've taken in the results, and am happy to announce that I have three new limited edition prints available!
Introducing three new limited edition prints - "Bloom", "Raspberry Triptych", and "Blue Meeting". There will be one hundred of each made. My favorite print shop SF Electric Works really outdid themselves this time - the colors are incredibly vibrant, and the archival watercolor paper feels and looks wonderful.

These prints are available for sale immediately! "Bloom" for $80, "Raspberry Triptych" for $80, and "Blue Meeting" for $60. Prices do not include shipping and handling ($15 in US, more if elsewhere). If interested, please email me with the name of the print you'd like to purchase in the subject line. See more details here.

The last piece of news is that Gelaskins has just added my "Bloom" piece to their catalog of featured artist skins. This is my fourth piece with them, and I'm pretty excited to see how it will do. Take a look - you can have this artwork (as well as the artwork of many, many talented artists) on your phone, iPod, laptop, gaming device, even a Rock Band guitar!

And that's about it folks. Thanks for bearing with me, and I hope you all have a great day!




"Nymph" - ink, watercolor and gouache on paper - 7" x 10"

Haven't done anything figural in a while... maybe I should try more...

Also, I'm getting ready to send out a newsletter to my mailing list with some big news. If you're not already on the list, you can join at the top of the page here.




"Parley" - ink, watercolor and gouache on paper - 7" x 10"

Ha, nevermind. I couldn't sleep and decided to finish it.

12 01 09 WIP


12 01 09 WIP - ink, watercolor and gouache on paper - 7" x 10"

Work in progress for the Gallery 1988 SF show coming up...