This started out as exercise with paint. I started to like it and of course spent several hours on it when it was just suppose to be an hour tops!
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He wasn’t just any man, he was a man who wore a hat! Never mind that his eyes were so sunk into his skull he was looking through two tunnels at the world outside his hatted head. There was a … Continue reading
I began the drawing in a bar that was actually playing AC/DC, Aerosmith, and Motorhead. I had drawn Lemmy from Motorhead a few months ago as a warm up at a coffee shop in SoHo before seeing a gallery show … Continue reading
Got the call at 12 noon-ish on Friday. Turned in the final at 7pm the same day.
What a turbulent time we live in. When I made this illustration, the details were still coming out. At that time the story was, cop shoots unarmed teen. The police department’s response was just one insulting thing after another … Continue reading
I’s always an adventure for me to go through older work and remember my thought processes at the time of making an image. Over all the faces are fairly consistent. The older some of them get the less familiar I … Continue reading
Very busy this summer! I’ve been working on a second book for National Geographic for Kids. In addition, I’ve been creating 13 new paintings for a gallery show at Last Rites Gallery here in NYC. Tricky thing those gallery shows. … Continue reading
The editors at The Week thought flipping the image would fit the format of the cover better so the gun barrel wouldn’t interfere with the type. Also it was important for to them that the flags all read correctly. My … Continue reading