Two of our close friends, Geoff and Becca Scott, are opening a new brewery, Track 7, this New Year’s Eve. I previously worked with Geoff and Becca to create the “Pretty Tasty” illustration for their Ceccarelli Pears, sold at Sacramento-area farmer’s markets: Geoff and Becca asked me, along with two of my other artist friends, Skinner and Phil Altstatt, to create art for their beer labels. I was assigned drawing duties for the Big Four Ale, which “[ … ]contains the four essential ‘C’ hops – Cascade, Centennial, Chinook and Columbus [ … ].” The Big Four Ale takes its…
Oil pastel; 2011. More Scratch Papers.
After seeing the Sacramento Ballet Company’s production of The Nutcracker this year with my wife, Audrey, I was inspired to PhotoShop ourselves and our dog into the cute artwork of the program’s cover. Unfortunately I couldn’t find the name of the artist anywhere in the program, so I can’t credit him or her here. If anyone knows feel free to tell me and I’ll add that information. Credit where credit is due! (Apropos of Nothing 27) I also created a new portrait of my brother Wesley, his wife Denae and their beautiful son, Calvin (named after Calvin and Hobbes, natch!).