Monday, February 22, 2010

My Metropolis

This is a glimpse of a series I started last Spring (2009) entitled The Carbon Project.  It involves photographs of random (preferably non-famous) Manhattan buildings processed in Camera Raw (no filters or special effects) to look like etchings or drawings.  You can see the project slowly unfold HERE.  Or you can simply click on this photo for a better look.

Saturday, February 13, 2010

As the World Flickrs: Anita Dominoni

L & A, originally uploaded by Anita Dominoni.
The wonderful art created by Anita is a recent discovery for me. She does exquisite collage types of mixed media which seem to pop out like dioramas. Check out her papier mache sculptures as well!

Wednesday, February 3, 2010


Some recent illustrations I've been working on concurrently with another ongoing series (something completely different from this which I'll talk about hopefully soon.)  They are titled from left to right: Bird Bath, Hoping For a Sign, and Shabby Chick.  [click the photos to see better]
Here's a better view of some details of each one.

As I've spoken about in the past, I'm an avid doodler, particularly at work.  Little pencil (these) or ballpoint pen sketches (and I do mean little, these are about an inch tall!) made during the day get tossed in my bag to be scanned larger once I get home. These I'll work on for hours, upon hours painting, adding texture and so on.  It's a process I love to get lost in; the time elapses and I'll suddenly realize I've not yet showered, or eaten, or run my errands, or.....

Monday, February 1, 2010

Some Jumbo sMacTacks Available

In one of my shops while supplies last.  Neaten up and organize that refrigerator now: Just stack 'em up, and slap it on; it's art that works.  Happy first day of February!