2021 holiday illustration of the Newbury Street entrance created for the iconic Newbury hotel in Boston. On-site reportage drawing. Accepted to Illustration West 60, the juried illustration annual of the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles.
Central Park through the seasons. Animation and set illustration for the digital interactive children’s game: City Explorer, a wall sized installation at the Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital, NYU Kimmel Pavilion. The children can wave their arms and change the seasons by knocking leaves off the trees, and then, make them bloom again.
The installation was awarded by the Society of Experiential Design (SEGD) in 2019. Read the post HERE.
Created with Potion Design. Client: NYU Hassenfeld
Reportage illustration of the Cable Cars of San Francisco, for the Brooks Brothers 185th Anniversary campaign: Architectural Icons that the company pre-dates. Done on location. Client: Brooks Brothers.
Well they say Paris is for lovers, so I was very happy to catch this drawing of a couple kissing behind Notre Dame. Luckily it was a long kiss, so I had time to draw! Drawn on location with pen and brush and sepia ink.
Spotted this group of neighborhood women smoking and gossiping at a Madrid cafe. In urban neighborhoods globally, these are the women who make the world go ’round. Illustrated (while drinking cappuccino) on location in Madrid.
Some serious washing at the fountains going on by these men before entering the mosque in Singapore. It was a hot, hot day, and they kept telling me to get out of the sun! Drawn on location with pen and ink.
Vendors outside the Buddhist temple on Waterloo Street in Singapore sell flowers, incense, and objects to offer to deceased relatives: paper clothing, money, even paper i-phones! Drawn on location with pen and ink and watercolor.
Schoolchildren at the Wat Trimitr temple in Bangkok. The monks were telling them to leave the artist alone to work – thankfully the children had trouble listening to them and came running over to see what I was doing. Such sweet faces! Drawn on location with pen and ink and watercolor.
The Chao Phraya river in Bangkok is a main transportation route through the city. The hustle along the river matches the street vibe – you hear the constant blowing of whistles as the commuter boats are navigated into the ports, and the people jockey for positions. Drawn on location with pen and ink and pastel.
The street life of Bangkok is lively at all times of the day or night. Here is a typical sidewalk lunch set up. Good food, and super fast! Drawn on location with pen and ink, colored pencil, and pastel.
The busy hustle of Bangkok continues at the Wat Trimitr temple in the Chinatown area. Hawkers and vendors share space with praying monks and curious tourists. Drawn on location with pen and ink, watercolor, pastel, and oil crayons.