When I hear someone challenge the message and value of #BlackLivesMatter by saying that all lives matter, I can’t help but question that person’s personal experience with race and their familiarity with the experience of people of color.
Althea is an old pencil sketch I found from about a decade ago that I decided to paint. This is a quick video showing how I use Photoshop to do that.
This is a quick video showing the first phase of a new character illustration. Using an iPad and ASKetch I flesh out the character, get all the line art completed, and lay down some base shading. Next, I’ll bring him into Photoshop, paint him, add some textural layers, and prep for print.
New York is the city that woke me from my slumber. The city that taught me to embrace difference and the unfamiliar.
A short behind-the-scenes video of an interview setup.
In seventh grade I tried to fit in by joining both the basketball and football teams, the latter of which I quit almost immediately. Couldn’t, for the life of me, figure out where to put all those goddamn pads and I finally drew the line at that cup thing. When I realized that it had to go in my underwear (or outside? Honestly, have no idea.), that was the end of that adventure.
Today I broke my streak. And I had a good one going. We’re not talking hours or days here, but weeks. Pretty epic really, maybe even a personal best but I’ll need to confirm that. What is this impressive streak, you ask? Weeks and weeks of groggy early morning anxiety and mental fatigue.
Why have I been feeling like ass in the morning?