Saturday, July 26, 2008

Oh my Gouache!

I bought a set of Gouache paints and they arrived yesterday. This is my first attempt at using them. I'm already pleased with the layering and color intensity. It will be a while before I'm facile with them, however.

Monday, July 21, 2008

Humane Society Benefit

This is a piece for a show opening in Boise (The Flying M coffee house). It's another homage to 1950s comics/pulp novel cover illustrations.

Sunday, July 20, 2008

New Boise Weekly Illustration

Here's the latest illustration for the Boise Weekly. The story deals with a law in Idaho known as The Voluntary Contributions Act. The issue involves unions, which is why I referenced "Norma Rae". Perhaps a little obscure, but any opportunity to give a nod to Sally Field is one I'll take.

Friday, July 11, 2008

Crime Comic Pastiche

I ran across a decent amount of 1950s horror comic cover art while researching an illustration project of my own. I loved the imagery so much I decided to do one of my own, just for fun. Here's the result. The title is a little less subtle than the originals, but only just.

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Latest BW Illustration

Here's the latest piece for the Boise Weekly. The story deals with gun control (or lack thereof) in Idaho.