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Iron Sakura – A Visit to the Past

Some time ago I was digging through some old stuff from college days and I came across this: It was one of my early forays into comic art while I was still college.  This was a character design artwork for one of the original comics I had produced to present at portfolio pieces.  I had… Continue reading Iron Sakura – A Visit to the Past

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Website lookup 6: The Art of Andrew Jones

Android Jones (real name Andrew Jones) is an artist whose mastery of digital illustration is insane as Lady Gaga's latest fashion statement (perhaps she was one of his inspirations for his oevure ). He started out as concept artist for numerous projects for companies like Nintendo, Industrial Light & Magic, so forth. He is a… Continue reading Website lookup 6: The Art of Andrew Jones

Poetic Art

D

AS HESTER PRYNNE WAS CONDEMNED TO OPENLY BEAR ON HER BREAST, THE CURSED LETTER IN RED, FOR THE CRIME OF AN ADULTERESS; I TOO CARRY A HEAVY BURDEN, THOUGH ONLY MY EYES CAN SEE INSCRIBED DEEP IN MY SKIN THIS ONE LETTER D. THE LETTER THAT BEGINS ALL THAT STANDS FOR ILL, WORDS DESIGNED TO… Continue reading D

Expressionism

Plight of the Honeybees

There was a TIME article about honeybees disappearing at an alarming rate all over the world. Scientists believed a certain virus and increased use of pesticides in many rural areas are to blame, but there are speculations that microwaves from cellphones and wi-fi are more of a problem, because they are disrupting the bees' navigation… Continue reading Plight of the Honeybees

Expressionism

Virtual State of Mind

In a techno-heavy society of computers, smartphones, iPads, wi-fi, 4G, where can one find room for humanity?

Expressionism

Dragon Ate My Baby Girl

Based on a Chinese folk tale titled "How Chi Li Slays the Dragon." It's a story of a giant serpent that terrorized a local kingdom and the only way to appease it was to sacrifice a young girl every year. Then on the ninth year a brave woman named Chi Li volunteers for the role,… Continue reading Dragon Ate My Baby Girl

Expressionism

Big Brother

With all the fiasco about government spying and CCTVs and YouTube making privacy more and more difficult to protect, it is pretty clear that George Orwell's haunting vision outlined in his famous novel 1984 is becoming more closer to reality. It's an issue that's pretty much polarized the nation; some say it better protects us… Continue reading Big Brother

Pop Art

Viewer Discretion Advised

JUXTAPOSE-jux·ta·pose (j k st -p z ). tr.v. jux·ta·posed, jux·ta·pos·ing, jux·ta·pos·es. To place side by side, especially for comparison or contrast. (from Freedictionary.com) An example of juxtaposing-if you watched "Clockwork Orange" you may be familiar with this. If not, here's the lowdown: based on an Anthony Burgess novel of the same name directed by the… Continue reading Viewer Discretion Advised

Pop Art

Chun-Kiiii

Remember Street Fighter 2? If you lived in the 90s as I had you would know the game that was all the rage in every arcades across the country. One of the most popular characters of that universe was Chun Li, a cute Chinese doll with a penchant for kicking major ass. She was the… Continue reading Chun-Kiiii

Figurative, Portrait of an Artist

Portrait of an Artist 2: Keith Haring

Another tribute portrait of my favorite artist: Keith Haring. Though his life was tragically cut short by AIDS he left behind an incredible legacy for the modern art world. His style and images are unmistakable, and even as there are copycats (too many to count) none will ever have that magic and passion as Haring… Continue reading Portrait of an Artist 2: Keith Haring