This is a very simple wrapping tutorial on how you can package something with a paper, string + metal look. Uh Why…? Sometimes I have these OCD tendencies where I decide to undertake a massive task for the sake of making something look pretty/orderly. Case in point: upon picking up the calendars from the printers, I decided I wanted to… Read More Simple Clean DIY Packaging
The Girl | Back in July a very sweet girl from London emailed me with a very sweet request for a commissioned drawing. The girl (let’s call her K) wanted to something that would encourage her friend (let’s call him N) to pursue his passions in art, animation and film. She told me he was very… Read More A Cute Little Project Back Story
Brian Kesinger, a story artist at Walt Disney animation studios and artist for Marvel Comics, posted to IG some drawings he did of the Star Wars: Force Awakens characters in a Calvin and Hobbes style. I love Calvin and Hobbes. I own this thing. I am also now in love with Rey and BB-8. So these are… Read More Disney Artist Draws Star Wars in Calvin & Hobbes Style. It’s Perfect.
(Finally finished this long post. Whew.) Happy to have finished the 2016 Make Believe Reality calendar! It’s a continuation of sorts from the one I made last year. I don’t intend to have this become a tradition, but I still like the concept and it’s a good year-end exercise for me to reflect. So I guess I’ll keep making… Read More A Make Believe Reality: Thoughts & Reflections on the Themes of 2015-2016
I wanted to separately share a few process-related thoughts I had while putting together the 2016 calendar. Draw From Experience If you’re struggling with coming up with content ideas, I think the old advice of “start with what you know” is best. What do you care about? What do you find yourself always thinking about?… Read More Process: Creating the 2016 Calendar