A caricature of Dr. Ruth from the New York Observer. She’s attending the Royal Inaugural Ball thrown by Queen Silvia of Sweden- because SOMEONE has to teach those royals how to propagate.
But the show must go on. Specifically, Ricky Gervais doing standup in New York. Drawing from the New York Observer.
Our friends Elizabeth and Potato had their wedding at our house earlier this month. They are both radio DJ’s who host a show Monday nights on KPSU called Attack of The Killer Eggplant. As we were cleaning up after the wedding I noticed some white painted wooden discs sitting in the trash- these had been supports for the various layers of the wedding cake. They are meant to be thrown away, but it occurred to me they might be excellent panels to paint on, so I rescued a few. Here is the first one I’ve been working on, a fisheye view of the Ira Keller Fountain covering half the visual field, a flat equivalent to the spherical paintings I’ve been doing on bowling balls and world globes:
Three recent caricature pieces. John Lennon and Chris Isaak, both from The New York Observer, and Sarah Palin from lnx. Continue reading Two Pop Stars and a Novelty Act
This one doesn’t have that much to do with the story, which is about dressing your pet up for Halloween, but the chance to draw Obama putting lipstick on a pig was too good to pass up. Published in the New York Observer.
I drew this story back in June. I was experimentally trying to do the 24 hour comic thing on a smaller scale, turning out a page an hour for six hours. In the end I fell short, winding up with five pages for six hour’s work. Most likely it was the extra time l spent writing all the rhymed dialogue that tripped me up. Nevertheless, l had so much fun doing this one that it inspired my new all-rhyming series Anapest. See the entire comic at Top Shelf.