Omar learns about personal space

Is life overwhelming? Add puppies!

linocut of stunned, confused looking Great Dane Harlequin puppy

Detail from “Omar learns about personal space,” hand-colored linocut

Finally, some production, and a new print that I’m pleased with. It’s been a tough winter to get studio work done… Continue reading

Printing a 5ft wood block


Part 3: Off to Chicago!

colorful sky behind skyscraper in Chicago, Ill

**This is part 3 of the story behind the “Hog Butcher for the World” woodcut. If you’d like to read them, here is Part 1 (the research) and Part 2 (cutting the block)

The skyline of downtown Chicago…there’s something magical about it, and when it first appears in the distance, I get this rush of adrenaline…a feeling of an adventure about to happen…the Big City.

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The House of Mouse

Mickey Mouse as Obey

Always loved Mickey…

(NOTE: A week late for the Mouse’s birthday, but he’s not listed as one of my “friends” on facebook, so I was not alerted…)

From CB Creative bloq2 new Mickey designs in celebration of his 57th birthday. Illustrations by Jerrod Maruyama

CB Creative bloq writes: This cheeky design by freelance illustrator Jerrod Maruyama, who counts the House of Mouse as one of his clients, parodies the celebrated Obey campaign created by Shepard Fairey.