Sunday, June 27, 2010

The Tweet is mightier?

Palin is at it again! In a twitter post she praised a conservative column that compared Obama to Hitler. Who's going to be the next historical villain that she's going to compare Obama to? I read most of the afore mentioned column and the parallels that the writer and Palin were trying to make were in a word laughable.

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Editorial Toons!

Jan Brewer's comments about her suspicions of what types of characters are sneaking across the Arizona/Mexico border are the type of misleading stereotypes that feeds to their racial profiling immigration laws. It's unwarranted hate mongering that has no basis, and dissuades the moderate population from thinking rationally.

Also, amidst all the chaos that has been going on in the last... long span of time, Guantanamo Prison is still around. Wonder if that's on anyones to-do list...

Friday, June 25, 2010

Freelance Illustration

Here's a quick freelance illustration I finished today. The art director asked me to do it in the graphite/digital style I've been putzing around with lately, so it was fun to see it in action. I'll probably keep pushing this new process and see where it goes. Anyway, this is NY state assemblyman Brian Kolb as Sisyphus.

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Tony Recall!?

When questioned by a House subcommittee, BP CEO Tony Hayward wasn't quite as accountable as one might think after 28 years of working with the company. Just trying to avoid the growing fray of finger pointing? C'mon Tony, who are you kidding.

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Some random stuff.

Nothing says complacent like a lust for fast food.

This was a self portrait sketch I did from a picture my girlfriend took of me a couple days ago. I liked the expression, but once I drew it, I think I came out looking like a skinny John C. Reilly.

And lastly, this is a quick Father's Day card I did for my old man.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Marc the wood worker strikes again!

About a month ago Melissa was getting ready for her senior show. She was a graphic design major, and had to display her project in the student gallery along with the rest of the soon-to-be graduates. Well, she asked me to help her build a stand to display all her work (she was designing products for a fictitious coffee shop: Milieu.) Go check out her site!

Here's us in front of her stuff and the stand. Anyway, after she was done with the giant hunk of wood, she gave it to me so that I may use it for a minibar in my apartment. I thought it would be a pretty sweet addition to the kitchen/living room area, especially since my roommate is moving out and taking our kitchen table.

Every bar needs a good name and sign, so I made one up the other day. I soon realized, however, that I am terrible at typography. I probably could have figured it out all the spacing and a better font, but the whole thing ended up being way more labor intensive than I had planned.

I also did a little addition to my studio space. I've had a sheet of peg board for a while now, and finally put it back up. But when I did that, it looked a little cluttered on my desk, so I built a shelf out of some scrap wood I had lying around. Needless to say, my apartment smells of sawdust, wood stain and varnish. It's great!

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Sketchbook Monotony...

Here are some sketches of Blagojevich, Hamid Karzai, and that douchey BP CEO.