Friday, February 27, 2009

Alexander Girard :Objects and Type

House Industries presents the Alexander Girard Collection. More here:

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Moving Right Along!

Scheduled for a May 09 release, the inks are moving ahead smoothly for the new book. We're really excited about this one, as it's somewhat of a memoir, which is in the nick of time before any of the memories have become a bit too fuzzy.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Car Show

A recent request from a family member had me putting together this car chow graphic. I've always envied the guys that do those technical car illustrations, and this was my shot at giving it a try. It can e tricky being that gearhead types tend to be picky of how their 'rides' are depicted.

Original Car Pics.

Sketch Version.

Line Art.

Line Art Finished

Type Added.

Final Color Version

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Snake Art

Below are some pics I came by from a design shop I heavily admire. This gives you an idea of the illustration process, the good ol fashion way!

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Display Objects

In keeping with the times, I've been undergoing some Action Script 3 tutorials. In case you don't know it, ActionScript is that handy language that allows you to pretty much build your Flash files into mini-applications. AS3 is a pretty radical departure from version 2, so, some re-learning is necessary to grasp this.

Saturday, February 14, 2009

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Car Hop

A new illustration has me drawing old Fords and Chevys. It's probably a subject I tend to avoid, but, I've never been been a huge car nut, in fact, I usually end up illustrating my own 'versions' of cars. Although this one in particular needed the actual models and makes:

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Lux Inerior 1949-2009

You'll be missed, you bad ass!