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Re-paint: The Farmer’s Fence

This calendar re-paint is about a story of a farmer who loses a sheep because a wolf snuck through a broken part of a fence.

Re-paint: The Monkey’s Loss

This calendar re-paint reflects a Chinese folktale about a little monkey who came down from the mountain.

Chinese Folktales on Repainted Calendars

Each of these started off as a giveaway calendar from a Chinese restaurant. I’ve been collecting these and “repainting” them by painting over everything except the main image.

Linocut: SJ Electric Light Tower

These are linocut prints of the San José Electric Light Tower, a tower that spanned an intersection and provided the first electric lighting west of the Rockies.

Tumultuous

I’ve been meaning to do more with watercolor pencils to get a better grasp of how to work with them.

A Seat At the Bar

This new painting is based off a photo I took at the Jack Rose, tucked away off Highway 9 between Los Gatos and Saratoga.

Trilogy of Shadow Puppets

These frames reminded me of the soot around a fireplace so I created these three illustrations of shadow puppets.

Prior Art: Mixing

Mixing is the last of seven technologies I’ve explored in Prior Art: analog media manipulation and vintage virtual reality.

Prior Art: Reel-to-Reel

Reel-to-Reel is the sixth of seven technologies I’ve explored in Prior Art: analog media manipulation and vintage virtual reality.

Prior Art: Transfers

Transfers are the fifth of seven technologies I’ve explored in Prior Art: analog media manipulation and vintage virtual reality.

Prior Art: Darkroom

Darkrooms are the fourth of seven technologies I’ve explored in Prior Art: analog media manipulation and vintage virtual reality.

Prior Art: Zoëtropes

Zoëtropes are the third of seven technologies I’ve explored in Prior Art: analog media manipulation and vintage virtual reality.

Prior Art: Stereoscopes

Stereoscopes are the second of seven technologies I’ve explored in Prior Art: analog media manipulation and vintage virtual reality.

Prior Art: Typesetting

Typesetting is the first of seven technologies I’ve explored in Prior Art: analog media manipulation and vintage virtual reality.

“Prior Art” show at Kaleid Gallery

My first solo show, Prior Art, is now up at Kaleid Gallery in downtown San José from now ’til November 25th. The theme of the show is “analog media manipulation and vintage virtual reality.”

Creepy Ancestors

Because it’s Halloween, and I wanted to loosen up a bit, I leaned a bit more towards caricatures and intentionally skewed them to look creepy.

Coffin Vogue

A little creative reuse led to these spooky holiday decorations.

How to Be Small

I’m feeling a bit weary of the daily outrages this political season and opted to focus instead on more universal follies: how lack of critical thinking and/or empathy can shut a person off from the world.

Editorial cartoons for the Mustang Daily

Over the course of four years I drew editorial cartoons for the Mustang Daily, the student-run daily newspaper for Cal Poly State University (San Luis Obispo).

Sketches: Rebus Time

I took suggestions from various artgoers about compound words that could be made from other words.