AUG
2011
28

Dodgeball

Strikelord font by Iconian Fonts; downloaded free for personal use from dafont.com. Grunge Frame by hdoddema; downloaded from iStockphoto.

AUG
2011
16

Apropos of Nothing 23: “Why Do All Girls Think They’re Fat?”

Because society is the mirror. Apologies to Reel Big Fish.

AUG
2011
16

Art Box Found!

As mentioned previously, the newspaper stand I painted for the Sacramento News and Review was on display at the State Fair this year. The Fair is a big event, and when Audrey and I went a few weeks back we were a little afraid we wouldn’t be able to find my box. We ended up finding it without even looking; it was right in front of the wine garden, of course! Watch this blog for updates as to where the box gets placed permanently.

AUG
2011
12

A Triumph of Hope Over Experience

I married my fiancé, Audrey, this weekend in Lake Tahoe. Happy days! For the invitations, I drew caricatures of the bride and myself and then added a “seamless sand” background from iStockphoto by rusm. For the font, I used “Summertime” by Sara, downloaded free from dafont.com. We also used the sand background to make starfish-shaped placards for table assignments, and the caricatures for a mix CD party favor: “Jessie’s Girl” by Rick Springfield “Kiss” by Prince “El Scorcho” by Weezer “If You Leave Me Now” by Chicago “You Shook Me All Night Long” by AC/DC “Fat Bottomed Girls” by Queen…