Monday, November 23, 2015

Creative Mornings SF

Creative Mornings aren't new to the world, but they are new to me. 
They are incredibly motivating and a great way to meet other designers in your area.

A month ago, I saw Jennifer Daniel speak.
Everything she said was on pointe with how I feel about the world we live in.
Her speech was great for designers, but even better for everyone else.

A must even more must see:

Photograph below taken by Creative Mornings, while I waited my turn to praise her mind and style sense (we were wearing matching jumpsuits)!

photography credit: Creative Mornings SF

Monday, November 16, 2015

the Beehive Society: 'Legendary Lands'

Last week was the opening for the 
Beehive Society's latest group show: 'Legendary Lands' at Asterisk Gallery.

photo courtesy of Beehive Society

All of the artists were given passports written by children, at an 826 Valencia Creative Writing workshop. I received a passport from Nika, pictured below, to use as inspiration.

photo courtesy of Beehive Society

Money raised will go towards 826 Valencia and the show will be up at 
Mission Comics for the next month. 
You can also purchase works online.

My contribution, 'Watree Isle,' above.

Friday, October 23, 2015

I Get Around

I've been busy running to and from events & meetings, lately. 
Here are some sketchbook pages from said events...
or, the cup of coffee that keeps me going!

Below is from Litquake, a week of literary events in the Bay Area. 
This was Sampson Starkweather's book release for 'Pain: The Boardgame,' from 
Third Man Books, the publishing house of my hero, inventor, businessman, Jack-of-all-trades, Mr. Jack White!
If you like poetry, pop-culture, and a bit of morbidity this book is for you!
On a more personal note, this book, eloquently, speaks to what I have been going through lately.

Friday, October 16, 2015

I Want Candy!!

Trick or Treat?!

Junk food iPhone holders I conceptualized for PB Teen!

photo credit:

Friday, October 2, 2015


Another night of Sofar Sounds shows!
The bands playing were predominantly female & I used that as inspiration for my sketches!

the Magnettes from Sweden above with glitter from their actual makeup!
Alycia Lang of Oakland below.
And, last but not least, Gracie and Rachel from Brooklyn by way of Berkeley.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Lady Bones Print Shop

A few weeks ago I took my first Letter Press class. 
It was with Annemarie, of Lady Bones Print Shop's new studio in Berkeley, California.

Below are the cards I made from her vintage, block letters and my own, old, linoleum blocks. 
It was great! I'm addicted.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Semi Charmed Kind of Life

I had the pleasure of drawing at another Sofar Sounds show last week.

It was held in the beautiful, letter-press studio Aesthetic Union
in the heart of the mission and home to Papa Llama greeting cards. 

The Sam Chase band featured above.

And, below is Stephan Jenkins from Third Eye Blind!! My teenage self could not believe I saw him...and, then had the honor of being re-grammed on his Instagram!?!