Automatic Drawing. The marker moves fast, with no plan about what it should make. I find that a new marker, produces a punchy drawing unlike any other. For every drawing that makes it to a finished artwork, there are about 100 that remain as improvised sketches. I roll up the rejects and through them in the trash.
With a sharpie, there are no mistakes and I am forced to accept every line, and every gesture as the basis of the work. Factors like the age of the marker and the type of paper drastically effect the drag and friction of the motion, producing very different results. Smooth paper creates wide swirls and dancing waves, while rougher paper causes intricate folding and interlocking shapes. The size of the paper also plays a role...
Art to bring joy, quickly reminding us of the beauty of endless possibilities. I studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. I have worked at Pixar Animation Studios as a Technical Director and at Schawk as a research artist. I'm now a stay at home father doing all forms of art and multimedia on my own terms. Enjoy!
I have drawn pictures ever since I can remember. Artistic expression is deeply embedded in my physical, emotional, and spiritual existence. As I grow, my work becomes less about my individual hand and more about universal creativity. My themes are the dance of life and of ultimate consciousness expressed through the human form.
I use improvisation to make work that comes from the soul, deeply expressing the...
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