Friday, February 12, 2010


I've been trying to explore a little bit with color and shapes. I find that I'm generally far too conservative and mundane in my designs. I'm amazed by artists that pull of crazy outlandish ideas. By those standards these are still for staid, but I'm trying to be a little more creative.

Here are the scans from my sketchbook the paintings were based on:

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Love my iMac

I have been a PC guy ever since buying my first IBM PS1 back in 1991. However I was recently compelled to buy an iMac 27" because of its' sheer awesomeness. I must say, I have not been disappointed. After a brief honeymoon period of about 2 months where I was getting comfortable with the OS, I can now confidently say this is my favorite computer I have ever owned. It runs like a dream, never crashes, and the 27 inch high resolution screen is gorgeous!

My only idiosyncrasy is that I was not a fan of the wafer thin wireless keyboard. I should have been, it is minimalist, well manufactured and designed, but I have a strange preference for thick "clicky" keyboards. So I replaced it with a daskeyboard.

Here is a little something I did for fun on the iMac in Photoshop CS4 (using a Wacom Intuos3 wide pen tablet):