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Tuesday, January 30, 2007


I love the gloomy hours of dusk. The painting is done looking out the window of a library.

Wednesday, January 17, 2007



some sketches

Tuesday, January 09, 2007


I didn't do her justice, she (ms. tree) was ten times more graceful and twenty times more beautiful in real life. Never use B on top of H pencils, the H creates a wax surface that fills up the tooth of the paper. If you have to, be extremely gentle with "H"er.
Try to communicate always with the piece, take her for a walk, a slow stroll, and speak words of beauty instead of technical words as she unfold before your eyes.

Saturday, January 06, 2007



More thumbnails for anxious clients. First one is for a movie poster, pretty straightforward project, two guys and a girl, catchy. Second one is for a CD illustration with a diagram/blueprint feel showing the idea of illumination and elimination. Abyss explorers is my take on the idea. It's a rather loose interpretation but it felt right for some reason.

Thursday, January 04, 2007


I couldn't make myself put another stroke on this piece. Simple as it may seem, this is the first time I actually felt that I cannot add or subtract anything from a piece to make it better. Felt like the shape is complete and "alive." Strange feeling. I hope it's a sign of maturity in making design judgments.

Wednesday, January 03, 2007





Idea thumbnails for a CD cover illustration.