Posted by on Feb 1, 2016 in Uncategorized | One Comment

Half way through the portrait I asked Jin to write down his Korean name on a piece of paper and then I brush painted the Korean characters of his name on the right of the painting. There are three characters arranged vertically. The top one is his family name, Shim. The lower two characters are […]

Mayor Ron Dellums

Mayor Ron Dellums

Posted by on Jan 31, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Mayor Dellums and his portrait at his Alpha Phi Alpha Living Legend Award ceremony, San Francisco, 2006

iPad Portrait Painting<br>FOTOfusion 2016, West Palm Beach, FL

iPad Portrait Painting
FOTOfusion 2016, West Palm Beach, FL

Posted by on Jan 23, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

(54 minutes) This is a live recording of the Community Talk on “iPad Portrait Sketching” that I gave at FOTOfusion 2016, Palm Beach Photographic Center, West Palm Beach, Florida. You’ll see me briefly show Zen brush 2, Art Set Pro, Procreate and Sketch Club apps.

Touchjet Portrait Painting<BR>CES 2016, Las Vegas

Touchjet Portrait Painting
CES 2016, Las Vegas

Posted by on Jan 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is one of the largest trade shows in the world, with more than 170,000 attendees, including 50,000 from outside the U.S., visiting some 3,800 exhibitors on nearly 2.5 million square feet of exhibition space. This year I painted live portraits of attendees at the Touchjet booth utilizing their Pond Projector, […]

Amanda & Kunal<br>Wedding iPad Portrait

Amanda & Kunal
Wedding iPad Portrait

Posted by on Jan 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Congratulations to Amanda and Kunal on their beautiful New Year Wedding!! In this video you see me creating a live iPad portrait of the newly weds at their evening reception, including a replay video showing how the portrait developed from beginning to end. Earlier in the evening I painted live iPad portraits of Amanda and […]

Dragon’s Gate

Dragon’s Gate

Posted by on Nov 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Dragon’s Gate2015, pigment on canvas, printed 32″x 16″ / projected 72″ x 36″ This painting was created live at a ChinaSF event on the 24th floor patio of the new NEMA building in San Francisco using the latest technology: the Touchjet Pond (that turns any surface into a smart wall) and the Infinite Painter app. […]

Live Digital Painting<br>on <em>Real</em> Canvas!<br>de Young, San Francisco

Live Digital Painting
on Real Canvas!
de Young, San Francisco

Posted by on Nov 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

I love it when technology, art and performance synergize together in creative harmony and create something bigger and more spectacular than the sum of the parts. That’s what happened at the ArtPoint Cocktail Party, de Young Museum, on November 12th where I had the pleasure of live painting with a combination of cutting edge technology: […]

Majestic Style

Majestic Style

Posted by on Nov 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Majestic Style2015, mixed media on canvas, 50″x 24″ This painting depicts a 1951 Kaiser Deluxe outside the historic Majestic Hotel South Beach, 660 Ocean Drive, South Beach, Miami Beach, Florida. The hotel was designed by Albert Anis and completed in 1940. Amongst the magnificent Art Deco buildings of the South Beach Art Deco District, the […]