Life on Second Avenue

Life has changed slowly on Second Avenue north of 86th Street over the past ten years. That has all been altered as of late. Over the last decade a few very tall buildings have gone up on or just off of the avenue, new businesses have come and gone, ...

“No Kelen Kelen”

“No kelen kelen” is a West African term meaning, ‘no deception’, and it’s the title of the new CD by JoJo Kuo. (The photos and design of the CD were created by yours truly.) The cover photograph was shot in a little basement club on Houston ...

IQA Elephant Run

This fabric art piece, “Elephant Run,” has been selected as a finalist to be exhibited at the 2007 International Quilt Festival in the annual IQA Judged Show, “Quilts: A World of Beauty.” The exhibit takes place in Houston, Texas. Yahoooo! I ...

Studio 1482 in Communication Arts

Two Studio 1482 members, Veronica Lawlor and Eddie Peña are featured in the July CA Illustration Annual. The article, by Lisa L. Cyr, highlights the important, often overlooked, area of visual journalism and reportage. ...

Traffic-Free Times Square Reportage

As the weather has been beautiful and the cars have been banned, I’ve taken full advantage and have been out drawing every chance I get. These drawings are from a few weeks ago on a Saturday in Times Square. It was a real pleasure to sit in the hea ...

CPDSA

Another CPDSA skater. This skater was in perpetual motion and I think it shows! ...

CENTRAL PARK SKATERS

These are just a few drawings of the characters skating at the Central Park Dance Skaters Association. And I do mean characters! They’re great people. They love skating and they love each other. ...

CENTRAL PARK SKATERS

ANGELICA’S & MYRIAM’S DRAWINGS

Angelica and Myriam drew these drawings today. I promised I would post their drawings tonight on my blog so they could see them. The drawing on the left is a portrait of me drawn by Angelica. Lovely! The drawing on the right is a bird drawn by Myriam ...

Drawings from the Puerto Rican Day Parade

I was headed to Central Park today to make some drawings but discovered the Puerto Rican Day Parade instead! What a surprise, as I had assumed the parade would be long over, but apparently there were about 25 additional floats this year, so it was st ...

Musician’s hands

This musician was playing in Central Park the other day. I liked drawing his hands. His face is great to draw too! His hands and fingers look like bird’s wings! ...

Drawing at Madison Square Park

I drew today at Madison Square Park. It was a beautiful day and as it turned out there was a reception for the sculptor Roxy Paine who sculpted the steel trees in the park. The “trees” will be there all year. I asked one of the caretakers if it w ...

Floyd Landis & the 2006 Tour de France reportage

So, Floyd Landis is having his trial to decide if he will keep his title as the winner of the 2006 Tour de France. He is defending himself against allegations that he took testoterone during the Tour, allegations he repeatedly denies. This is the fir ...

Hemispheres Magazine May 2007

During last month’s assignment, Hemisphere’s design director Jaimey Easler (a great guy to work with), asked me to work on another feature titled “Dream Drives”. It too was a great assignment. ...
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