Sunday, January 30, 2011


I like vintage stuff, retro, 50s, 60s. So I would like to make a serie of vintage-like playmate kind of things. Inspired by graphics and fabrics design for the background. I start with an old life drawing studies I did. I redraw the pose, and then compose the background. This one is actually my 4th attempt. Roughly a total 8 hours in the making.

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Saturday, January 29, 2011

San Francisco

Two quick studies I've done while I was in SF, the 1st one is the EA campus at Redwood, and the second one, is a dog on Haight street. I went to Napa, but by the time I started painting, the sun disappeared on the vineyard and I couldnt finish it. :) Too bad because it was a beautiful sight, at Whiterock winery, the wine tasting was quite nice too. One thing that strike me everytime I reach California, is the quality of the light. The sun is much brighter than everywhere else I've been. Very similar to south of france type of sun.

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Saturday, January 15, 2011

Sarah & Genevieve

I've been revisiting some of my work I did few months ago, discovering them as if they were from someone else. What was bothering back then seems to have vanished, with the memory of what I wanted them to be.  I haven't done life drawing since we landed in Shanghai. But have some opportunities ahead, I'm flying for 2 weeks in San Francisco, and I've already spotted some places I can drop in. I will try to do some landscape too.