Archive for August, 2010

August 21, 2010

R. Crumb

I had the fortune to be able to see R. Crumb’s original drawings for the Book of Genesis at the Portland Art Museum this weekend.  Suffice it to say that if I wasn’t already in awe of his work, I certainly am now.  50+ chapters, hundred of drawings, and only a few spots of white-out.  Color me dumbfounded.

And I snapped this picture with my camera… it’s what any piece of paper ends up looking like when it’s left out by my computer too long.

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August 17, 2010

Not Your Mama’s Bambi

As part of an ongoing freelance project, I’ve been drawing lots of beasties lately.  I particularly enjoyed the deer because I find their angles graceful and visually satisfying.  This is a wandering journey through my sketchbook and how one symbol got under my skin.

August 12, 2010

A Few Phone Pics

A madrone tree I found on Elk Rock Island on the Willamette River.

First draft of a painting for my aunt of her dear, recently-departed kitteh, Samba Anna.

An antique fruit crate I found in my dad’s woodworking shop.

5 minute self-portrait.

August 3, 2010

Freelance Preliminary Work

These will eventually be a nursery wall poster.

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