Subway People

A great way to practice drawing is to draw people on the subway in NYC. Especially since I live in what’s considered the most diverse neighborhood in the city, I have a wonderful wealth of types of people to draw whenever I’m riding the train. Old people, young people, skinny, fat, happy, angry, bored – […]

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Ninos 46

A while back, I was commissioned to illustrate a menu for a restaurant called Nino’s 46, in midtown. It was one of those fun, relaxing kind of jobs: sat across the street and made the drawing of the place. I had fun drawing the details of the building and I like the idea of the […]

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Humanity in pink

The Women’s March took place today on the west side of Central Park in New York City. There were so many pink hats I couldn’t see anything else! Today’s march was an incredible demonstration of solidarity and unity. This outpouring prompted me to draw a continuous line of pink representing the respect and unity that […]

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Lego Reportage

During my years working as a reportage illustrator, I have drawn in many of the world’s most fantastic cities. But this reportage assignment may have just been the most fantastic of all. A few years ago, I was contacted by Matthew McNerney of RAA to work with him and the team to design dioramas for […]

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Nutcracker Sketch Night

Last drawing of the night from the Society of Illustrators sketch night. Theme:Nutcracker. This was the godfather/tinkerer/soldier/prince. And he was great in all of the roles haha. To see other drawings from the night, including the mouse king and the little princess, visit my Instagram. I had a great time drawing with fellow Studio1482 members […]

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9.11 plus 15

This Sunday will be the 15th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks on the United States. It seems impossible that it was that long ago, and for many, including myself, the emotions of that day are too easily brought forward again. I was talking to my freshman drawing class about 9/11 this week – most […]

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