Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Koi Crysanthemum Leg





First shading session...

Diamond Cub Art Show


My painting for the Diamond Club Art Show at the Minna Gallery on the 26th of this month in SF...

Friday, December 11, 2009

The Quiver


My new favorite thing, Japanese rolling pen holder.
Reminds me of how chefs keep their knives or a lock-picking set or something...

Phoenix 1/2 sleeve




1st session, 2 hours. Client's first tattoo and so far, so good...

Mucha Muse



Exploring my feminine side...
Although, I really am a big fan his work. One of the best illustrators ever...

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Phoenix



Ochazuke


This would be my last meal on Earth if I could choose only one...

Diamond Club

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Samurai Part 2




Added clouds and blossoms today.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Samurai and Blossoms




1st session.

Japan 2009


Dinner with Japanese MMA fighters Kengo and Seiya, GTC Chris Brand, and Akilla.

Hanya


Big dude, big mask. Adding some color next year...

Kingyo



Small addition on the back of the Koi/Crysanthemum leg.

Saturday, November 14, 2009

3/4 Fox and Maple







Almost finished. Maybe Tengu for the other arm...

Karashishi




Sketch and outline.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Oni and Maples





2nd session. Inspired by Kali, a Filipino martial art (stick fighting).

Friday, November 6, 2009

Japan 2009





Basically what I ate every day and who I was hanging out with. Was very honored to stay with Horitoshi and spend so much time with him and his family. More travel pics coming soon...

Monday, October 26, 2009

Japan 2009

Sitting in the Arcata airport at 6:00 in the morning, 17 hours until Tokyo...

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Sweet Cheeks


Getting buttock tattooed, not so bad. Wearing pants for the next week, lame.
(Yes, that is my butt. And yes, it looks like Kahlil is trying to take a bite.)

Crysanthemum


Freehand crysanthemum. Seem to be doing lots of these this fall...
(Crappy iphone photo)

Thursday, October 15, 2009