December 31, 2009

Jack Black as Nacho Libre

Here is my quick take on Jack Black as Nacho Libre. Probably my favorite movie featuring Jack Black.

December 25, 2009

Merry Christmas Everybody!

Here is wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

December 18, 2009

Who you gonna call?

here is my quick take on Bill Murray. This is one of those pieces that started off simply and kept growing and growing in scope. I kinda want to fill in the other Ghostbusters but I have other more important stuff to do at the moment. Anyways, hope you enjoy!

December 09, 2009


Here is my take on em.... an excellent artist from the

December 06, 2009

Clint Eastwood

Here is my quick take on Clint Eastwood. He's definately got a great face with a lot of character.

December 03, 2009

Jason Seiler

Here is my quick take on Jason Seiler for an art contest this month. He won first place at last year's convention.
As you can see below, his paintings are wonderfully rendered and exaggerated at the same time.
Check out more of his great work at

December 02, 2009

New Phone

I'm not much of a phone guy, but after two years with my old handset, it was time to say goodbye and say hello to my 3rd Sony phone since coming to Japan.

November 28, 2009


Here is another artist, named Nate, from the drawingboard.

November 26, 2009


Here are some of the flashcards I've made in my free time at work for use in my English classes. I try to post some more soon!

November 20, 2009

Chris Tamlyn

I drawn Chris Tamlyn countless times as a result of having spent quite a few summers drawing caricatures next to him. To celebrate his posting on I thought I'd try again. Here I tried him drawing in a muted minimalistic stlye. Still trying to get used to creating with shapes instead of lines, but its definately interesting. Hope you enjoy.

November 09, 2009


Here is my digital take on Sousuke from Caricature-Japan. You can see his great work at Below you can see him trading sketches with Brian Oakes.

November 06, 2009


Here is my take on Sebastian Kruger. He is the subject of this month's caricature jam at the He may be the most famous caricaturist around. Here are the references used. You can see his awesome take on Sylvester Stallone below and more at

November 03, 2009

Boxing and Tom

I spent the first part of my day going to Chiba to get a picture for Tom. As you can see he has a very cool style. You can check out his awesome work at
I spent the evening watching Hideyuki Watanabe compete in the Eastern Japan Newcomer's Tournament. After winning his four fights he fought for the Championship tonight. He fought well but lost the decision ending up in 2nd place. I have really enjoyed following his career and look forward to watching him fight again in the future.

October 18, 2009

Peewee Herman

Here is my quick take on Peewee Herman. A unique character from my childhood. Enjoy!

October 15, 2009

English Club

I was asked to design a t-shirt for the English club at the Junior high school I teach at. The English club wanted to have a uniform to wear at school functions. The students wanted me to do a group caricature. There are 16 people in all, the largest group I've drawn in to one picture. Above you can see the artwork and below you can see the club wearing the final product.

October 10, 2009

Guam Trip

My wife and I just came back from our trip to Guam. The water was warm and clear. The weather was great, and we had a chance to do some shopping and enjoy some of our favorite American restaurants. I still prefer Hawaii but we definately had a good time.

September 27, 2009

Tokyo trip: Part 2

Last Friday I watched Hideyuki Watanabe compete in the eastern Japan newcomer's tournment. This was his fourth victory in the tournament. If he wins his next fight he will be the super fly tournament champion. Here you can see him with his brother, Takayuki Watanabe, who is an awesome artist. I'm looking forward to his next fight!

September 26, 2009

Tokyo trip: Part 1

While in Tokyo I stopped by to check out Caricature Japan's Asakusa shop. It is in a great location, and is the coolest booth by far. I got a sketch, you can see below, by Yuta Honma, who you can see above. You can see more of his great stuff at
Caricature Japan was having an exhibition of themed artwork and doing live sketches for a nearby for a comedy film festival. Kage, Sousuke, and Shiori were all there. Here you can see Kage doing a nice sketch with some of the art in the background.
I was lucky enough to end up with my second sketch by Kage. A good art day! You can see more of his work at Good stuff.

September 22, 2009

Crack Card Logo

A friend from high school asked me to come up with a character for his website. He designs cool business cards aimed at college and high school students. A fun way to give out your info with out the boring business stuff. You can check them out at

September 16, 2009

Sho Nuff

Here is a quick picture of another artist named Nuff. Click for a full view. You can check out his great work at

September 15, 2009

color study at work

I just noticed that I haven't posted anything since school started back up. I've been trying to improve my skills in Illustrator by re-creating some of my favorite art. This little piece is based off some the Zelda games for the DS. Very cool promo art.

August 28, 2009

Chris Wahl

One of the best artists over at the drawing board is Chris Wahl. He's from Australia and you can check out his awesome work at He does all different types of art, such as comics, illustrations, and of course caricatures. Here is my quick take on him. You can click for a closer view!

August 25, 2009

Happy Anniversary to me!

Here is a fun little picture I whipped up for the wife. I wanted some more practice with Illustrator, trying to learn from a great Mike Mac tutorial from cartoonsmart.