Make Way for Monarchs

Make Way for Monarchs

Posted by on Mar 13, 2014 in Drawing, Graphic design, News, Recent projects | One Comment

  Color is pretty, but usability is even better. Even in this highly techno­log­ical age of rich media, there is a place for the simplicity of pen and ink. I created this scratch­board-​style illus­tra­tion of a Monarch butterfly for the Make way for Monarchs campaign. There will be color versions in the future, but I designed […]

Drawing is Seeing

Drawing is Seeing

Posted by on Apr 6, 2013 in Drawing, News, Teaching | No Comments

I spent the last week of March in Prescott, Arizona, as artist in residence at Skyview, a unique charter school based on Howard Gardner’s multiple intel­li­gences. That means every student takes art and music. I call my workshop Drawing is Seeing. The title states my approach in simple terms. Drawing helps us observe things around […]

Plant Folklore broadside set resurrected

Plant Folklore broadside set resurrected

Posted by on May 3, 2011 in Drawing, News, Posters | No Comments

Singing Down Roots: Plant Folklore of the Sonoran Desertis a set of limited edition broad­sides origi­nally commis­sioned by the Arizona Humanities Council as part of a traveling exhibit on desert plants as charac­ters in oral tradi­tions of Southwestern Indian Tribes. Originally published in 1991, there are but a handful of these posters left.All are 22 […]

Back to Drawing 101: Beginner’s Mind

Back to Drawing 101: Beginner’s Mind

Posted by on Feb 12, 2010 in Drawing | 3 Comments

I WAS SITTING AT MY COMPUTER a few days ago, as the machine rendered out a 3d scene. I was on a deadline–I’d be up most of the coming night– but I just sat, did nothing, and watched it create a “painting” pixel by pixel. It was a large scene and would take about an hour to […]