Pictures and words, together.
Life’s outcomes, while not entirely random, have a huge amount of luck baked into them.
Found this tea drawing on my Flickr, but I don’t think I ever posted it here…
Drawings of the last ACL taped in the historic 6A studio on UT’s campus.
Doodles from Fun Fun Fun Fest 2010. Thanks to Paige and Austinist! See my drawings from 2009 →
Sketches from The Austinist’s Pre-Fun Fun Fun Fest party.
Drawings of Maira Kalman, Doug Dorst, Jennifer Egan, and Silent Diane.
Drawings of The National taping Austin City Limits, October 11, 2010.
Drawings of the band from the KLRU studios.
Drawings of Jami Attenberg, Bill Cotter, Stephen Elliott and Alina Simone.
Drawings of Best Coast, The Golden Filter, Dum Dum Girls, The Mantles, and The Sandwitches.
A cartoon about uniforms.
A sketch of a food trailer.
The Texas Observer ran one of my cartoons in a feature on the Minor Mishap Marching Band.
A cartoon about poetry.
A conversation between Robert Crumb, Francoise Mouly, and Art Spiegelman.
Index card doodles from Austin’s best music festival.
The Austinist folks had me out to draw their Local Music Is Sexy pre-party for Fun Fun Fun Fest.
Tea bag + index card + Sharpie
Doodles of Elvis Costello and the Sugarcanes taping Austin City Limits.
A nice gal from the American Botanical Council interviewed me about the tea bag doodles.
Drawings done during M Ward’s 2009 Austin City Limits taping.
Trying to come up with a drawing of a tree with strong roots…
Tea drinker? Take an index card, set your tea bag down on it, make a grid, and find some comics.
Marker on index card doodles of St. Vincent taping Austin City Limits.
A tote bag I drew for the Austin City Limits folks.
Sketches of the band Heartless Bastards during an Austin City Limits taping, June 2009.
Tea drinker? Take an index card, set your tea bag down on it, and shop for images.
Sharpie on index card drawings of Spoon playing live at the Scoot Inn in Austin, Texas.
Testing out my new Aiptek A-HD+ 1080P HD cheapcam.
Doodles drawn live during a Neko Case concert.
Drawings made live during Andrew Bird taping for Austin City Limits in the KLRU studios in Austin, Texas.
Texans are a lot like Catholics: it’s the converts who are the most fervent believers…
I was too lazy and disorganized to make business cards for SXSW this year, so instead I’ll be carrying a Sharpie and a stack of index cards.
Sharpie on index card drawings done during a TV On The Radio concert.
Napkin cartoon: “More than anything else, money management is about saying no to the culture and establishing your own values.”
Sketches of the KLRU studio stage and the Drive-By Truckers.
Sketches from the KLRU studio.
Some sketches I doodled during an amazing full-band performance at the KLRU studios.
A man stops running to ask why…
This week I’ve been trying to teach myself Flash. Here’s a test snippet of something I’m working on…
A video capture of my carving process.
EPs designed for the band Hawkline.
“Birdseed,” a silent comic.
An (abandoned) graphic novel-in-progress:
Sketches of an Alison Bechdel reading in Cleveland, including an explanation of the process she used to create her graphic novel, FUN HOME.
Comic of a man shaving, and a Kerouac quote on genius: “[genius is the invention of] a new style….it ain’t whatcha write, it’s the way atcha write it.”
Yesterday, I was listening to an interview with David Byrne, and he was talking about the artistic benefits of living in America as a young immigrant (Byrne was born in Scotland, and moved to Canada and then Maryland when he was 8 or 9). Even the small things…the fact that I’d go home and my […]
Here’s a weird comic I did in response to the McSweeney’s contest inspired by Dan Wiencek‘s “13 Writing Prompts.” 4. Write a story that ends with the following sentence: Debra brushed the sand from her blouse, took a last, wistful look at the now putrefying horse, and stepped into the hot-air balloon. Happily Ever After. […]
see it bigger I’m sick of hauling my acoustic guitar down to the beach, where fear of theft and salt water damage keeps me from playing it anyways, so yesterday, we drove over to Guitar Center and bought a ukulele. (Sean, get ready for dueling solos.) Guitar Center brings back nostalgic memories for me, as […]