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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

DIY book - Do It Yourself, Design It Yourself featuring Art Shot Glassware is done!

 

Several months ago I was contacted by Artpower International Publishing, they were interested in my hand painter glassware pieces. I gave them some photos and here it is! A gorgeous book featuring artists from all over the world! I am very grateful for the work Artpower International Publishing did on the book and for the publicity my humble work has been given.

I am particularly happy that some of my work featured in this book already belongs to my friends! 

The book will be up for sale soon, but for now you can check out some previous work by this publishing agency here.

I have many summer plans for festivals and shows, so stay tuned for my schedule.

 
 

Latest Side Project: Goober

Friday, February 17, 2012

This guy, called Goober was made from sketch into a 3D sculpture with the help of Jeremy Labelle and Streamline Automation. I think he looks pretty cool!

Here is a small picture gallery of the process. Click on the thumbnails to enlarge.

First sketchInitial digital sketchFinal illustration
3D model (ArtCam)CNC cutting on a Frog3D machineCNC cutting results
Polystyrene foam figure had to be sanded, primed and paintedFinal 3D GooberGoober detail
 

 
 

The Sketchbook Project 2012 World Tour

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

 

I have finally finished my entry for the Sketchbook Project 2012 World Tour.

In short, this project is about people all over the world filling up a small sketchbook, which will then go on a world tour and end up on permanent display in the Brooklyn Art Library. Many of the sketchbooks will be also available for viewing online too. The artists could choose several themes for their work. I stuck with the open theme of "This is a Sketchbook".

You can check out my sketchbook here.

Although I started out in watercolour and acrylic, I soon switched to ballpoint pen as I realized I wanted the sketchbook to have lots of line drawings and just mainly black and white work. Since the theme was so open, it was tough to start drawing right away as I simply did not know where to begin. A trip to Hawaii over Christmas definitely helped though! Almost every place there is worth capturing on paper or camera! I then continued with sketching places that were inspirational to me in the last few years. Some from memory, some with the helps of photographs I have taken during some of my trips. 

One of the main things I liked about this project is that is made me sit down, pick up a pen and draw for a while, concentrating on just this task and putting all the everyday things aside. I liked this project so much that I signed up for the Sketchbook Project Limited Edition too. There are still 354 spots left on the project, so if you feel like showing your sketches to the world, I highly recommend signing up.

 

 
 

Sketchbook Project 2012!

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

Super-excited: I got my Sketchbook Project 2012 Sketchbook today!

This is part of a world-wide project where artists and designers sign up to get one blank sketchbook, work on them for 3 months and send the results back to become part of a traveling exhibition, which later on becomes part of the permanent collection of the Brooklyn Art Library.

 I must say I am a bit intimidated by the first blank page of this sketchbook, but I love this idea and I want to make my sketchbook something very unique. Each artist can pick a theme for the sketchbook online, before ordering it. I played it safe by picking "This is a Sketchbook" as the main theme, just because I am very happy with the fact that I actually have a sketchbook again!

If you are interested in this project, go to The Sketchbook Project Website and register: anyone can be part of it and you have until Oct. 31, 2011 for the registration. I highly recommend it as a fun outlet for some creativity and a way to let the world know about your talent.

 
 

Shirts are in!

Friday, July 01, 2011


Peas and Carrots shirts have been printed! Excitement! I will be sending them out to those who ordered them through my website shortly, I am quite pleased with the results!

If you haven't yet ordered a shirt, do that soon, because I have only a limited quantity available. You can do it in the Shirt section of my store or by clicking here.

Cheers!

 
 

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