Sunday, June 19, 2011

Father's day commission.


I just finished a commissioned piece for Father's Day; in it is their two young daughter's who are obsessed with mermaids. I just delivered it this morning and it couldn't have gone to a better home. I also met the girls, I got a little confused when they didn't actually have mermaid tails, but then again I did just spend a run of 10 hour days in the studio.

Below are a few close ups.





Sunday, June 12, 2011

A very busy and very fun weekend...

Back Street Boy's pose at Raw's Interactive. courtesy of
www.benmillerphoto.com


On Thursday night I was in downtown Los Angeles for Raw's show "Interactive" at the Elevate lounge. the place was amazing and I had a great time. I met a lot of nice people and everyone involved in putting on the event couldn't have been more kind to me. Below is a little video after I had set up, a few hours before the door's opened.

video

On Friday was the Wet Hot American Summer tribute show at Gallery 1988, Venice. It was my first time showing and visiting that location and I have to say they are in an awesome spot, right in between a record store and a 24 hour coffee shop. But beside the great location, the event was amazing. David Wain, Joe lo Truglio and Ken Marino were all in attendance. Although I didn't get to meet them I heard from a friend that they both enjoyed my depiction of their characters from the film. I couldn't have been happier to hear that since I am a huge fan of those dudes. A big thanks to Jensen Karp, Katie and all the Gallery1988 crew for including me in, and putting on such a great show.

My piece from the show:
"You're ok by me"
Acrylic. 11 x 14 inches

I am also extremely excited to announce that I will be in Crazy4cult 5 at Gallery1988 in July. I remember dreaming about being in this show since I started going to it a few years ago. My piece will be a Bill Murray tribute, because if you get a chance to paint Bill Murray living the same day over and over, you take it.