Friday, December 25, 2009

merry xmas!!!

Merry Christmas everyone!!

I hope you guys had a good one : )

I had a rather stressful time this past week, due to my cat getting sick... She was at an emergency vet clinic for most of it, and there was a lot of going back and forth to visit her. She came home today and was very very affectionate...until it was time for her medication. Giving pills to a cat is a lot more troublesome than I thought. Needless to say, there was some drooling and growling.
We got it right for the last pill though, so from now on it'll hopefully go more smoothly. I hope she doesn't hold a grudge against us for too long (she's currently hiding under a table).

Anyways. For an awwww factor, here's a picture of her as a kitten.

Merry Christmas!!

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

time lapsed lotus flower

For those who came by the live stream a few days ago, you may have already seen me working on a part of this....

It's a time lapsed video of me working on an illustration of a lotus flower.
And it's about 5 hours squished into 10 minutes.
The quality may be mediocre because I desperately need a table lamp (to get rid of weird shadows and for my poor eyes), but I hope you can still (sort of) tell what's going on.

I'll be doing a few more flower illustrations to go with this one.
Some of them include: lavenders, forget-me-nots, and daisies.
They may not be very season-appropriate, but hey.

Saturday, December 12, 2009

time lapse and live stream

Recently I got myself a webcam to start doing some live streaming and time lapse videos of myself working. The quality isn't superb, but hopefully it's interesting enough.

Today I'll be finally starting a live stream of myself working on a final illustration.
It's about 9:30 EST right now, and I'll possibly be on until midnight EST (or more!)
Here's the link!
The schedule on how much I'll be on the air is pretty random, but I may announce it like what I'm doing now.

I'll be working on some flower illustrations that will be eventually be up for sale in my store.
Here's just a quick time lapsed video of me sketching out the flowers:

You can see my other videos when you go to my Vimeo account.
There isn't much now, but I'll hopefully keep this up to fill it with more videos of finals.

So drop on by?
I probably won't be chatting though.

When I'm done with them, I'll be time lapsing it like what I did with the roughs.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Power in Numbers 4

The Power in Numbers show is starting this Saturday!

"The White Rabbit"
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"The Prism"
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"The Lucky Clover"

These three are the pieces that will be showing.
I previously blogged about the one with the clovers, but here it is again!

The location is at:
Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801
December 12th from 7PM - 10PM

So please drop by if you have the chance : )
The show goes from December 12th, to the 28th.
Sadly, I won't be there... California's a bit too far for me!

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

TCA Craftoon #1

The small, 3-paneled illustration I did for the blog Toronto Craft Alert is now up!
You can see the post about it here!

It's been a while since I did anything with panels in it.
I hope they call me back for another one soon!

Friday, December 04, 2009

etsy crafts

Aaaand I'm back with some new stuff. It's mostly crafty things.

I made these 3D magnets in the shape of mushrooms! The tops are made from needle felting undyed wool, and the stems have a core of polymer clay and wrapped with canvas.
You can buy some at my Etsy store if you're interested!

Needle felting is something I just recently started. It's where you take a barbed needle and stab wool many many times until it starts to felt due to the wool inside tangling up.

And these are some of the other things I've been doing.
To the left was my first needle felting attempt, and to the right is a keychain that I put together for a friend in Germany : )

small, TCA, PIN4

Hello! It's already been about a month since I last posted, which is bad of me.
But I come with some news!

The people at Small Magazine has recently featured me in their Winter issue!! Please go check it out, they have a lot of great features of small things! My images start from the 90th page, or just click here : )

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Also, I did a small illustration for the blog Toronto Craft Alert! It seems like it hasn't gone up yet, so I'll post a shot of it once it does. TCA is awesome for anyone in Toronto that's looking for some local crafty stores and artists.

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And finally, this is just a quick preview of the 3 illustrations in the Power in Numbers show. It starts next week (Dec. 12), so please check it out if you're in the area!

More updates to come soon~