Monday, April 25, 2011

Nostalgia: MAT Thesis Show

Below is a description of the show. In a nutshell, my show is called Nostalgia. It is a look back into my childhood when I started making comics. For this exhibit, I decided to recreate a comic I did when I was eight. You can see all the images from the show below the description, including the ones that I did when I was a child. Perhaps later I will update images of the display of the show.

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Aquarium gig

Wow, I'm sorry for how long I neglected my blog. To all that look at my blog
I apologize whole-heartely. Honestly I do, its been a challenging year learning to
become a teacher. I've been struggling making new lesson plans, learning time and classroom
management strategies and trying to maintain a social life. Also a healthy lifestyle, which
is also temporary on hold.

Apart from that I did score an awesome part-time gig at the national aquarium in Bmore!
I've worked there five times and it's awesome. I feel that I am starting to become
more comfortable as a caricaturist, but I still got a long ways to go. I'm fortunate
enough to work with a lot of great people who helped me along the way.

Here are the drawings, this is from my 5th gig I just started bringing my camera, not
sure why I didn't do this in previous gigs...

Oh yeah, surfing on a shark!

This couple loved the jellyfish I drew so I drew lots of jellies for them.

Sleepy baby.

and here he is.

This is one I did for fun as an example.

I'm going to post another post soon as a preview to my upcoming MAT, masters in art teaching, show this weekend. It's going to be great!

Breast Cancer Show

Hey so I should've posted this a while ago. I did this gig with my
MAT buddies from MICA for the Breast Cancer Awareness Conference,
it was for a cause so I didn't charge.

Everyone there was so nice and grateful that we were doing this for them and I was
flattered. Truly, these women are the heroes and their kindness was very rewarding.
Here are some drawings I did. Everyone who participated did a fantastic job as well,
I think MICA could open up a caricature class and definitely help causes like this.

This first one wanted me to make her like J-Lo. I thought I could've done a better job,
but she loved it. That lady was really funny.

This lady looked angry, hmm oh well you can't please everyone. I don't think this one is too bad though.

Grandma and granddaughter, very happy for them. They liked their caricature,
but I think I could've done better. :/

This woman was a wild one. Q Jacqueline Joy I think she went by. She ran an organization
of clowns and carnivals. She wanted us to help her cause, I tried contacting her, but I think she's busy. Who knows maybe she will contact me in the future.

Well that's it for now. I have more caricatures updated from my recent aquarium gig.