Category: Illustration

  • The Process is the Point

    The Process is the Point

    This weekend I finally had some quiet time to work on my surface pattern design again. It’s one of those things I pick up from time to time. I love the challenge of it. For a long time, you needed to have a copy of Adobe Illustrator to make seamless digital pattern tiles. Now that […]

  • The Pink Beach House

    The Pink Beach House

    This is the famous Pink Beach House, of Ocean City, New Jersey. Some people call it the Bubble Gum House, because it was owned by Edward Fenimore, who founded the Philadelphia Chewing Gum Corporation. The factory, in Havertown, PA, manufactured such fine products as Swell bubble gum, and El Bubble Gum Cigars. I posted a […]

  • 80’s Design Floral Paintings

    I’ve really been getting into combining flower images with glitch filters. They seem to go hand in hand – something about the organic nature of the flower, fed into the hyper techno random filters of the Decim8 app – I always end up with something interesting.

  • Vector Drawing From the Masters

    Vector Drawing From the Masters

    This is some vector practice, inspired by the Bauhaus artist, Anni Albers. A long time ago I took this course called “Drawing from the Masters.” It involved visiting area museums and attempting to copy paintings, and sketch statues. It was very useful, and I thought about bringing that approach into the present by taking this […]

  • Vector Portraits with iDraw

    Vector Portraits with iDraw

    I recently updated my iPad to the latest generation, mainly for artistic purposes. It makes all the painting and drawing apps I use so much faster and smoother, and the retina display is very nice. My favorite app lately has been iDraw.

  • Bahamian Lizard

    Bahamian Lizard

    This is a vectorized lizard drawing based on a photo I took in the Bahamas. The only thing special about this is that I quickly painted a background using the layers app on my iphone, and added it to the sketch. I like the way it roughens up the finished product.