Behind the scenes of my blog writing process, I often stumble upon extraordinary artists whose works lead me down a rabbit hole of inspiration. I will often start a draft post, telling myself I’ll come back and finish, someday. Such was the case when I discovered the mesmerizing art of Peter Diamond, a Canadian artist […]
I have only recently discovered the work of Arantzatu Martínez… …ok, thats kind of a lie. I first saw her work in an issue of “Drawing”, a subset magazine of the American Artist series. I remember being struck not only by her use of shading but her use of negative space. I then promptly forgot […]
I’ve verbally told this story a million times, and probably written it down more than once, in fact I could probably dig back and find it written here in this blog, but today I want to make the story THE STORY. Plus, it’s a testament to how awesome my mom was, and STILL is. When […]
“Everything old is new again”…or so they say. The fact is, when Hollywood runs out of ideas, they have a good time rehashing old ones…or outright stealing them, but that’s another blog post. All questions of whether some films SHOULD be remade aside, I imagine it can’t be easy to be the designer who is […]
Maurice Sendak 1928 – 2012 And we lost another of the greats today. Rest in peace Maurice Sendak. “per Dei misericordiam requiescant in pace”. Moebius last month. And today Sendak. I have to make an effort to meet all of my heroes before they are gone…I already missed that chance on too many of them.