I’m honestly simply out of words to justify such a long absence, I could simply say that life got in the way, school got in the way, reality got in the way, and perhaps procrastination as well. Horrible events took place in the world, the Gaza genocide, police brutality was rampant and lethal, and hip hop transitioning into 3 to 4 min commercials starring your favorite actors.
Anyways Here’s A little Collection of Sketches/Work/Commisions I’ve done throughout the year;
This will eventually be painted on canvas.
A Personal Tattoo Design.
Another potential painting for sure as well.
A life drawing pose sketch 20 mins.
Another personal random tattoo Design.
Oh yes and I did some more tattooing, I still have a lot to learn however.
And here’s another tattoo commission done for a friend.
Due to missing work this morning, I figured I’d be productive by spending some time in Photoshop CS6 which I haven’t touched in months. I used to be a graphic designer for a few companies but mostly used Illustrator for its awesome preciseness, I was afraid I had maybe lost my touch in Photoshop. For awhile I had this idea to make a satirical version of the ”OBEY” brand logo into something I felt was more appropriate in terms of a revolutionary theme.
Personally I wouldn’t wear want to wear the word ”Obey” in a society where most of our actions subtly revolve around the obeying of our governments even if in some cases (most cases) they’re corrupt, obeying the law even if sometimes it may be absurd and unjust, and obeying corporation due to their contributions in funding our governments and power gained from consumerism and capitalism. Its as if that brand name is there to subconsciously enforce those ideologies, but don’t get me wrong they make awesome clothing denouncing the things I’ve mentioned above but still to this day I still question myself as to why the brand is called Obey.
What I would suggest is for you to:
There’s a lot of various drawing requests which I had promised to quite a few friends. Mostly tattoo design requests, So I decided to finally start catching up on work which should have been completed and so I’m currently fulfilling those requests. If you’re reading this and I owe you a drawing, it’ll eventually be posted in the blog in the next few days. (If not there’s always the ”contact moi” tab) I’ll be posting up more designs, a cool illustration for a story written by a talented witter and much more…
Today’s drawing is a draft tattoo design made for Andrea Ferrari. She came up with this wonderful idea herself and I eventually managed to illustrate it. The outcome is splendid.