May 25, 2010

green hair

this one was really tough for some reason. I'm happy with how the hair came out though, and some of the colors in the face look really nice in the original painting, but are somewhat lost in the photo...

May 23, 2010

open mic night

drawings from the unurban cafe in Santa Monica. my favorite is the older guy top middle. he plays a mean harmonica.

May 18, 2010


my favorite part is the red fabric to the left of her face. oil on board, 11x14, approx. 5 hours.

May 10, 2010

portrait from my awesome painting class at laafa. oil on board, 9x12.
the class is taught by ignat ignatov, who is, in a word, awesome. look him up at

May 9, 2010

the new studio!

the new studio! it's still a bit messy and cluttered since i haven't built proper shelves yet, but it's coming along. still looking for studiomates to share the space with, if you or anyone you know might be interested, email me! 500sqft, in the heart of culver city! you know you want to!
also, in-progress shots of a couple things i've been working on here and there. I can't wait to finish my fox-head!