Psymposia

Psymposia

I’ve been doing some work with Psymposia, a very smart, devoted collective of activists, writers and artists working to raise awareness and hopefully change some attitudes about psychedelics. Their new magazine is still in its nascent stages, but some articles...
#10: Palms

#10: Palms

Although it can take a long time to get them right, flowers and trees are some of my favorite things to draw. Green things–palm trees especially–are a balm for the soul, as is the ocean. Put them together, you get...
#8: Hibiscus

#8: Hibiscus

I took some photos of a gorgeous hibiscus plant near my work and took a stab at drawing it. Little did know that there are literally hundreds of different hybrid cultivars of this ubiquitous tropical flower, but a little research has lead me to think this is a Spin...
#6: Khokhloma Typography

#6: Khokhloma Typography

For these posters announcing a concert series devoted to the works of Mussorgsky, I found visual inspiration in the decorative motifs of the Russian folk-art style known as Khokhloma–rich colors and swirling florals on black laquer… opulent and...
#1: Mucha | August is Illustration Month

#1: Mucha | August is Illustration Month

I gave myself the challenge of posting 10 illustrations during the month of August, partially in an effort to improve my speed but also an excuse to draw more. To start things off, here’s a reproduction of Mucha’s Woman Holding Mistletoe. This was...