Monday, February 28, 2011

I felt it's good to do a range of work so here's a little 60's theme...

Me, myself and I

Had a few minutes so I drew myself for

Sunday, February 20, 2011


I've been refining as I go. I'm happy with this piece, took a few tries though....

Friday, February 18, 2011

Tony Viramontes

I found out Bergdorf Goodman was having a Tony Viramontes exhibit. It's good to see fashion illustration come back to life again---I'm happy!

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Growing up....

Growing up I used to draw cars to impress the boys in my class. Later on I drew girls to impress the boys in my class.

In fifth grade my friends sister's drew at the kitchen table, I was captivated by them drawing fashion all the time. Somehow it all interested me from that point on. In high school, I was so impressed and influenced with fashion illustration that it felt like a dream to me instead of reality. Like how can I do that kinda thing? My high school art teacher Jess Quintana told me to move to NYC and pursue this dream--I'm doing it now!

I have a quote: Never, Never, Never Give Up! -Franklin Roosevelt.

Paris Rouge

I feel like I've been on a red theme today. The good news is I was cranking out a lot of work. I was happy to get some good prices Arche watercolour paper blocks.

Good news, I have a buyer for one of my works to be blown up poster size. I'm happy.

Saturday, February 5, 2011

More Surreal Effects....

I was thinking of the NYC Fashion Week for this work.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Daniel Egneus lecture at FIT

Today I went to FIT to see Daniel Egneus speak. His surreal work is inspirational. I like how he handles watercolor and ink--very surreal comes to mind....

Lady in Leopard Coat

I'm really happy with the results of this, I wanted some photo realism as well as some organic effects...took two revisions, but worth it....

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

New Life, New York....

I arrived in NYC in September, going from job to job, learning new culture, exposing myself to new things and ways, trying to understand the new land and the people that live here. Now I'm at a point where I want to focus on my art and to see where it'll go.

I have to say I'm embarrassed I didn't put any energy here on this blog, I'm so distracted from everyday life--I sometimes forget.

Tomorrow there's an event at FIT on Daniel Egneus and I'm going to visit Society of Illustrators office. My friends say follow your heart....