iPad Sketching in Amsterdam

iPad Sketching in Amsterdam

Posted by on Aug 9, 2010 in Uncategorized | No Comments

This video shows the creation of a portrait sketch I made of one of my students who attended my Painter workshop in Amsterdam in 2010. This was one of my earliest iPad sketches. As you’ll see, I used my finger to paint. Video length: 5 minutes 38 seconds

The Speech

The Speech

Posted by on Aug 28, 2008 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The Speech: Portrait of Barack Obama, 2008, 38″ x 57″, mixed media on canvas On August 28, 2008, I was watching on TV then-Senator Barack Obama giving his acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention in Invesco Field, Denver, Colorado, as he was nominated to be the first African-American Presidential candidate. I was so moved […]

Oxford Internet Institute Talk<br>Portrait of Dame Steve Shirley

Oxford Internet Institute Talk
Portrait of Dame Steve Shirley

Posted by on Jul 31, 2008 in Uncategorized | No Comments

I created this digital sketch portrait of British IT pioneer, businesswoman and philanthropist, Dame Stephanie “Steve” Shirley, in a talk / demo I gave at the Oxford Internet Institute (OII) in 2008. Dame Shirley is a 2018 honoree and recipient of one of the Computer History Museum Fellow Awards. The recording of the 2018 award […]

San Francisco Heart

San Francisco Heart

Posted by on Dec 13, 2007 in Uncategorized | No Comments

San Francisco Heart, 2007 57″ x 38″, pigment print, acrylic media, paper and metal leaf on canvas Currently in display in the Embarcadero Four Conference Center. Homage to my adopted home of San Francisco. This collage is built up from photographs I took of the city at different times and seasons, all aspects that were […]

Oxford Internet Institute Talk<br>Portrait of Ted Nelson

Oxford Internet Institute Talk
Portrait of Ted Nelson

Posted by on Aug 16, 2007 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Internet pioneer Ted Nelson, who coined the term hypertext, was my portrait subject for this talk / art demonstration at the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), August 2007, shared here in three parts. I start with a traditional analog pencil sketch The traditional media sketch of Ted Nelson is completed with acrylic paint. I dive into […]

Dad

Dad

Posted by on Dec 13, 2006 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Dad, 2006 30″ x 20″, pigment print and acrylic media on canvas I created this collage as a memorial tribute to my dad who passed away in December 1988, the year I moved to live in the USA. It was published in my book Painter IX Creativity: Digital Artist’s Handbook as the case study demonstration […]

Renel

Renel

Posted by on Jul 22, 2006 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Renel and I with her portrait at her birthday party

Mayor Joseph L. Alioto

Mayor Joseph L. Alioto

Posted by on Jul 11, 2005 in Uncategorized | No Comments

This portrait was created as part of the Legendary Mayors of San Francisco series that is on display at Chenery House, San Francisco. It is also displayed in the Law Offices of Mayor Alioto’s daughter, Angela Alioto. Thank you Angela for your help with sharing your memories, photos and other documents relating to your father.

San Francisco Mayor ‘Sunny’ Jim Rolph

San Francisco Mayor ‘Sunny’ Jim Rolph

Posted by on Nov 9, 2004 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Mayor “Sunny” Jim Rolph Jr. 2004, pigment ink and acrylic on canvas, 50″x 74″ This portrait of the longest serving Mayor of San Francisco, ‘Sunny’ Jim Rolph, is part of my Legendary San Francisco Mayors series. It commemorates the life of one of the longest serving mayors of San Francisco who oversaw the recovery of […]

Song for Peace

Song for Peace

Posted by on Dec 5, 1996 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Song for Peace: Portrait of Yitzhak Rabin 1996 Pigment ink on canvas, 31″ x 39″ Yitzhak Rabin was an Israeli politician, statesman and general. He was the fifth Prime Minister of Israel, serving two terms in office, 1974–77 and 1992 until his assassination on November 4th, 1995. The morning after Rabin was assassinated, I saw […]