Birdlady

  Birdlady A short clip from the film “Interview with Tallulah, Queen of the Universe” Inspirations – George Lepape, Elvis, Laurie Anderson

Lip Sisters1

A clip from “Interview with Tallulah, Queen of the Universe” 1995 I was inspired by Laurie Anderson‘s lyrics from “Monkey’s Paw” “those high heeled feet”. I’ve been learning about creating … Continue reading Lip Sisters1

King Lear, Face Jewlery

Illustration for the Malibu Times of Pepperdine’s production of King Lear. Somehow the hands always turn out this way. Face jewelry by Givenchy. What more is there to say?

Negative space, Armory Week

When designing a character, movement, or color palette, I like to push an idea as far as possible – taking advantage of the negative space. The way one shape plays … Continue reading Negative space, Armory Week

Breakfast at the Roadhouse, trip to NYC

“Breakfast at the Roadhouse” Santa Monica Canyon right across the road from Will Roger’s Beach. Patrick’s Roadhouse run by (at that time) a guy named Bob. Greasy spoon, very small … Continue reading Breakfast at the Roadhouse, trip to NYC

Vampire chefs

Vampire Chefs of Melrose Melrose Blvd just after the city of West Hollywood incorporated was all about funkiness. Restaurants, galleries, clothing stores – some X rated. I’d found this wonderful New … Continue reading Vampire chefs

Color, Hockney, dancing particles

“Angels Flight” Oil on canvas I’ve always looked at color as a thing in and of itself – not a representation of something. Tiny particles of energy dancing, interweaving, bouncing light … Continue reading Color, Hockney, dancing particles

Inspiration, Ideas, Stuff that’s happening

Frame from the short animated film”Interview With Tallulah, Queen of the Universe”.  Made the film festival rounds in 1995. Computer animation was just getting started. Animation was still created on … Continue reading Inspiration, Ideas, Stuff that’s happening