Interview with Alexander Edwards<br>Congressional Gold Medal Recipient

Interview with Alexander Edwards
Congressional Gold Medal Recipient

Posted by on Dec 3, 2014 in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

Interview with Alexander Edwards, December 2nd, 2014 (22 minutes 11 seconds) See press reports in the Washington Post, Honoring the heroic ‘Montford Pointers,’ the African American Marines the corps didn’t want, and on the 6WECT station, Montford Point Marines to be honored with memorial Friday. Alexander Edwards: An America Hero and Friend of Lindy Hop […]

SEMA 2014<br>Live iPad Portraits at World’s Largest Hot Rod Car Show!

SEMA 2014
Live iPad Portraits at World’s Largest Hot Rod Car Show!

Posted by on Nov 6, 2014 in Uncategorized | One Comment

Live painting at SEMA 2014, Las Vegas Convention Center, November 4th – 7th, 2014 SEMA 2014 – Portraits of Legends SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, the main trade organization of the car customization industry, organizes the world’s largest custom car and hot rod trade show in the world in Las Vegas each year. It […]

Silicon Valley Series<br>at the San Jose Marriott

Silicon Valley Series
at the San Jose Marriott

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The Silicon Valley Series San Jose Marriott Ballroom Pre-function Area (on the Mezzanine Level) 301 S Market Street (cross street is W San Carlos Street, next to the San Jose Convention Center) San Jose, CA 95113 Permanent installation of a series of eight custom-made site-specific artworks on the topic of Silicon Valley. Each artwork is […]

Live Painting at Nuit Blanche<br>Toronto 2014

Live Painting at Nuit Blanche
Toronto 2014

Posted by on Oct 7, 2014 in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Live painting at the Scotiabank Nuit Blanche Toronto, October 4th, 2014 The Scotiabank Nuit Blanche is an annual all night arts festival (7pm – 7am!) that attracts over one million attendees. Art installations of all kinds pop up for one night throughout downtown Toronto. I was invited to perform live digital painting by Nuit Blanche […]

iPad Art 2014

iPad Art 2014

“Ishmeet”, 2014 – This portrait was created from life on a plane journey from London to San Francisco using an iPad Air using the Sketch Club app and Pencil by 53. Click on the video to see stroke by stroke build up of the painting. “Brandon, Masha and Arthur”, 2014 – This portrait of artist […]

Inspired by Hockney

Inspired by Hockney

Posted by on Jan 9, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Performing live iPad portrait sketching at the opening (October 25th, 2013) of the historic and epic “David Hockney: A Bigger Exhibition”, the largest exhibition ever at the de Young Museum, and the biggest exhibition of Hockney’s art in the United States since 2005. (Photo: Stephen Somerstein) The two iPad drawings shown above were inspired David […]

Jazz Four

Jazz Four

Posted by on Oct 23, 2013 in Artworks, GALLERY | No Comments

Series of four portraits depicting legends Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong and BB King.

Air Painting! A Revolutionary New Way to Paint

Air Painting! A Revolutionary New Way to Paint

   Self-portrait, air paint, first portrait ever created from life with air painting, 11/29/2012 Painting in the Air…Literally Imagine painting in the air, literally… That is now a reality. Since 2012 I have been experimenting with, and helped shape, cutting-edge prototype air painting technologies, working closely with different hardware and software developers. One of the […]

“Endless Dance” Art Exhibition – A Tribute to the Golden Gate Bridge & The City by the Bay

“Endless Dance” Art Exhibition – A Tribute to the Golden Gate Bridge & The City by the Bay

Endless Dance: A Tribute to the Golden Gate Bridge & The City by the Bay is an exhibition of twenty five artworks, mostly paintings on canvas with a couple of works on paper, that are on exhibit at the Embarcadero Conference Center, on the P (Promenade) level of the Four Embarcadero Center building, San Francisco […]

Sketching Artworks from the Paley Collectionat the de Young Museum, San Francisco

Sketching Artworks from the Paley Collectionat the de Young Museum, San Francisco

This week I had the pleasure and inspiration of sketching beautiful artworks from The William S. Paley Collection: A Taste for Modernism at the de Young Museum, San Francisco. I’d like to share a few of my sketches with you, all drawn in a 9″ x 9″ Fabriano Artist’s Journal (see Studio Materials). I enjoyed […]