Happy Holidays, everyone! Hope the new year brings the best of all to you.
Thursday, December 24, 2009
It's true that I said I wanted to break into random houses and replace everyone's gifts with coals. It's also true that I ruined Christmas, on Part Time Dreamers, a blog I have with some really talented artist friends of mine. Still, I wanted to see you all off to your holiday plans with on a sweeter note.
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Labels: holiday 2009 2010 christmas
Monday, December 21, 2009
I feel like I'm getting a little carried away with all this, haha. Still, this is so much fun! It's a great way to relax when I can afford to take a break from work. These are digital, I've actually done some india ink ones tonight as well which are waiting to be scanned still.
Hope you like it!
Hope you like it!
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Labels: fashion illustration digital
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
After A Short Break...
...I picked up my brushes and did some fashion type illustrations. There is a whole batch of them on a sketchbook, but I keep forgetting it in my car.
Personally, I find water-soluble media (inks, watercolor, and gouache especially) more capable of delivering these kinds of drawings/paintings better. I've seen really cool ones in pen, pencil and marker but there is something about your control over the consistency of paint that can't be matched. Sigh. I love gouache!
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Labels: fashion illustration gouache
Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Whose Voyage, What Voyage?
The Voyage show is now concluded. The pieces are down, but there are rumors that there will be a round 2! Thanks you for those who came out, it was a great get together with so many talented people at once. We have Cecil Kim to thank for the whole production, and some really delicious food!
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Friday, December 4, 2009
Here's a preview of the piece I have in the upcoming Snowball Fight show of The Nomad Gallery.
I'm very honored to be in the same show as so many artists I look up to!
It will take place on Dec 5th (Yes, that's this Saturday), from 6:00-9:00pm at the Los Angeles Meeting And Event Center on 10601 W. Washington Blvd.
I know this is super short notice (sorry!), but feel free to stop by and say hi!
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Monday, November 23, 2009
Everyone's way of eating is so interesting and gives away things about their personality in a very unique, compact way. I loved this man's attitude as he was preparing that bite for himself.
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Monday, November 16, 2009
As you might guess after seeing the guy in the top hat, some of these aren't from life. But who cares?
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Wednesday, November 11, 2009
I haven't lived...
Don't know why I haven't painted this before! Had a blast, even though I had to paint them twice due to photoshop crashing. Oh yea, that's why I don't have the guy who's eating his own guts...
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Monday, November 9, 2009
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
One Day, An Ear Walked Into The Pub And Said...
Here's some work I've done for Three Legged Legs on a pitch for Vonage this summer. It was a pleasure to work with them, as always (check out their work if you haven't already!).
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Thursday, October 29, 2009
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Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Look For This Cover (And no, I didn't paint it)
The cool people over at ImagineFX magazine featured some character development I've done on their 50th issue (and yes, that's this month). Many thanks to Claire, Roy, Beren and the whole team for their hard work.
The spread explains my process through The Witches, an amazing book by the incredible Roald Dahl. I picked this unique story to do some visual development on, including props and set design as well. You can find the related work on my website.
On other fronts, I'm preparing a new set of surprises (shhhh). Meanwhile, I should really scan some sketches. Yes yes.
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Labels: imaginefx the withces
Sunday, October 18, 2009
Monday, September 28, 2009
Here's a line up from a personal project of mine. It's been a while since I posted something other than sketches.
I'm not gonna give away the story yet, especially since I'm revising it. Come back for more viz dev for the same story tho ;)
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Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Culver City Sketchin
does anyone recognize this guy? hint: he's awesome.
I've been getting back to going to random places, opening up a new page and doodling.
Here are a few sketches from the last two weeks. There are a bunch more that I didn't have the time to sketch, but they'll be coming along soon.
I had to take a break from posting, because I moved. Lack of internet is worse than lack of water, I learned last week.
Also, me and a few friends of mine are having a show together at Liliya China Bistro on October 17th. The reception starts at 8pm. Please come by and join the fun :)
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Thursday, August 27, 2009
Sorry for the lack of posts, I found myself with a lot on my plate all of a sudden and didn't give enough love to the blog. Lame.
On the other hand, the nice people at Photoshop Magazin in Turkey decided that some of my stuff was worthy of publishing. Yay. Here is what the spread looks like.
If you're interested in reading (it's all in Turkish of course), you gotta go and buy one!
Buncha thanks to everyone for their hard work on this! Yay!
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Sunday, August 2, 2009
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Friday, July 31, 2009
Back At It
Hi there! I've been meaning to put up some sketches, and I know I haven't done it on time, but it's because I wanted to work on them some more. So here's the first one! I finally sat down and did something with one of those figures.
Also, Comic Con and its preparations took some time. It was totally worth it! I had a great time and met great people there.
You can find the photos I took on my flickr page.
I'll be covering Comic Con 09 for Photoshop Magazin in Turkey, expected publishing date being September. So if you're in Turkey at that time, feel free take a look.
If you wanna read about me, pick up a copy of Photoshop Magazin's August issue. The lovely people there decided to interview me. Thank you!
For those who are in LA, I'll be having a solo show soon. REAL soon. So keep checking ^^
Thanks for reading!
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Thursday, July 9, 2009
I have a bunch of sketches piled, waiting to be scanned. But until then, I thought I'd upload some boards and other stuff that I've done.
Stay tuned for some new sketches :)
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Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Holla! This is something I made for everyone who is kind enough to visit my blog. Thanks for stopping by, so here's a free wallpaper!
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Labels: pig wallpaper free
Monday, June 15, 2009
Mother Bora. She tried to hide these from me, coz they're from her college years and she is no longer proud of any of this. But it doesn't matter, coz I'm proud of her ;)
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Sunday, June 14, 2009
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Saturday, June 13, 2009
The Fire Shaman
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Saturday, June 6, 2009
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
I recently found out that Boards is featuring the spot I helped out at Three Legged Legs. Here's the interview they did with the creatives, and the spot itself and its breakdown is available here. Yay for their talent and creativity :)
Hope you all like it.
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Thursday, May 14, 2009
My new website is up! Come visit me at www.tunabora.com for a buncha new goodies :)
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Monday, May 4, 2009
Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Sorry for the lack of updates. It's the last stretch before grad show, so I'm busy dealing with framing, matting, new business cards, etc.
Here's some sketches from last term. I ran into them in an old folder as I was trying to make some room for the new stuff on my mini drive.
And something super random.
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Sunday, April 12, 2009
Friday, April 3, 2009
Whoa! I'm graduating, and I'd love to see you at my show. Come join me for epic times.
So the grad show will take place at Otis College of Design on May 8th, 2009 at 6pm-10pm. Here's the map:
Commencement will take place at the same address, the next morning at 10:00am, if anyone can make it.
Parking is free at the Otis Parking Lot for both events.
I'm looking forward to see you all!
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Wednesday, April 1, 2009
are cute. Well, some/most of them. I think how you age is totally up to you.
I'm looking forward to being a crazy old lady who shakes her cane at the youngsters who are out of order.
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Monday, March 30, 2009
I grew up with a lot of pets. It's one of those experiences that shapes a kid's personality, I think. If you have a kid, buy them a goose or something. Like right now.
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Labels: kid pets goose
Thursday, March 26, 2009
is good for you.
Did this experimental little sketch to take a break from one of my paintings. Now, back to work!
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Tuesday, March 24, 2009
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Wednesday, March 11, 2009
A Paint Brush
It's been a while since I held a real paint brush in my hands. So I did last night, and these super extra quick stuffz is what happened. I need to do this more often. With real models and not imaginary stuffs.
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Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Here are some doodles from a few days ago. I was about to pack up my stuff and go home, when I noticed I had a blue marker and some paper in front of me. It called, so I answered.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2009
I scanned my sketchbook recently, and decided to compile some of the characters I've done. Hope you enjoy it!
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Friday, February 20, 2009
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