onion-man insomnia sketch ///
after posting my retarded hunger sketch i was inspired to play around with Touch Sketch a little more. the first time i used the app i drew a dog walking on a golden brick road toward a giant glowing firehydrant while it was raining bones.
this time around i started with absolutely no vision of what i wanted to create, an absolutely entertaining way to approach using an app like this. after drawing the head shape i looked at what i had and said, “that kind of resembles an onion… i hate onions, i think i’ll make him a lonely, friendless super-hero.”
so i did.
after the sketch was sketched i used an app called TouchUp to add some color and then a mock-sepia vignette.
a momentary autobiography ///
i got bored and hungry. this picture pretty much sums it up. used this app. hehehe. enjoy.
office music ///
this is something Joshua and I recorded for fun using Studio Track for the iPad. He had a loose song idea for the mandolin, so we decided to add a little acoustic guitar to the mix. shortly thereafter we decided we also needed a banjo and a box drum (mixed very, very low because the banjo wasn’t in tune). then we added some bass, via the old keyboard in office set to “nylon guitar”. then, feeling the need for percussion, Joshua decided to create a shaker sound by grabbing a handful of coins and tossing them between his hands (like you would if you were softening clay (sorry, that’s the only visual i could think of)). while he did that, I added our wood block sound by hitting my “I Love My Chihuahua” mug with my [very nice indeed] executive Apple pen. we finished it off with some ooooooo’s, and there you have it. office music.
to the best of my knowledge, only 2 or 3 noise complaints were filed against us by other employees. totally worth it.
3AM + iPad = Radtacular Cover Art ///
If for no other reason than because I can… and I wanted to test out my new app.
I call it Oodles of Poodles and Doodles of Noodles… and I am very proud.
my brother, the frankenstein monster ///
Going through some old photos on my computer tonight, attempting some pre-spring spring-cleaning (fail). But I did find this sweet sketch I did of my brother (more of a trace really) when I got my first Wacom tablet. The final image, which is no longer on my computer had the door to his heart open, with a very steam punk(ish) heart. Regrettably, this image makes to doors look more like an elevator with anything else.
Cue The Girl from Ipanema. With creepy wind noises in the background… I think that creates the proper soundscape for this pic.
But this was mostly for fun, using Painter, or something like it and goofing off with color. Apparently I was really in to lime green on that afternoon. Anywho, here he is: Joe, the Frakenstein Monster