Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Sneak peek on my submission for Strumpet!

Here's a sneak peak of 5 page short comic that I'm working on for upcoming Strumpet comic-zine. This issue is about "traveling" and I thought it'd be fun to throw in my memoir about what happened when I went to Italy back in 2009. It's a lot of fun drawing a personal story in this looser, playful style. Thanks Ellen (who is posing with her page for Strumpet) for encouraging me to do this! So excited to be in this wonderful zine, full of talented female artists from around the globe. Check out the Strumpet website for more details about the upcoming issue and where you can get them. Stay tune for more detail!

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Lono and Pira from Spera

Thanks to my studio mate Mike Caballaro, I got introduced to a wonderful graphic novel called "Spera". it's written by Josh Tierney and illustrated by dozens of different artists. Spera website is full of wonderfully imagined world of Spera, and I love that each artist brings something totally new and different from each other, yet continuing the same narrative. I'm thinking of drawing a Spera fan fiction short comics for fun! Here's the character sketch for Lono and Pira, the main characters of Spera. Stay tuned for more! :)

Friday, August 10, 2012

Some New Pop Illustrations

Grand Central Comic Extravaganza!

Three original pages from my comic "Lexicon" will be exhibited at the grand central library tomorrow as part of the Comic Extravaganza. If you are around the neighborhood, please come and check out the convention and many of the local artist's original pages.
check out there site for more details.

When: August 11th 2012 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Where: Grand Central Library
135 East 46th street Between Lexington and 3rd ave.

Special guests and Panels

11:00 am – Toon Town: Comic Books and New York City by Kent Worcester
12:30 pm – Manga drawing instruction with Ivan Velez
2:00 pm – Comic Trivia with Geeks Out
4:00 pm – Marvel Editor Comic Panel, featuring Alex Segura – VP of marketing for Archie Comics and Greg Pak – X-Men writer

Thursday, August 9, 2012

My Fruit prints are in American Apparel now!

My watermelon print and Lemon print are on various garments in American Apparel now! You can find them in stores and also online. I'm definitely getting the lemon retro bikini and the watermelon shirt to add to my summer wardrobe! :)

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Anita Blake and Jean-Claude

I drew a few character sketch of Anita Blake and Jean-Claude, main characters from a very popular novel series. I've never read the book, so they might be a bit different from what they are really like in the book. I did get a bit goose bumpy when drawing Jean-Claude's Magnum stare and open lacy blouse, but it was so much fun to just give in to the guilty pleasure of drawing completely over the top "romatic" images. I wonder why there are so many male characters in fantasy/ romance genre who just wouldn't look hot or cool in real life... unless you are Brad Pitt from the interview with the vampire, this hair style or clothing choices would  look pretty ridiculous in reality. But hopefully I pull it off on my drawings somehow.

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Fashion Illustration

Some fashion illustrations I drew with Polo Ralph Lauren references.