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Monthly Archives: June 2010

The Joy of Gouache!

People who took a foundation year colour theory course at OCA in the eighties will possibly remember the nerve-wracking job of trying to paint with gouache. I recall the daunting challenge of trying to hand-paint colour wheels and charts with this unruly medium. Later there was one of those sadistic teachers who enjoyed reducing sensitive […]

I’m having an art show!

  Anita Kunz and I are having an art show opening at ONE800 Gallery, 800 Dundas Street West in Toronto this coming Wednesday June 30, from 7:00 – 9:00. Just in time for Pride Week! I will be showing originals from my Pin-ups book (see above under Gay Erotica) plus a couple of surprises.  Anita […]

I hate taking photographs!

It’s true! I hate taking photographs. In fact I don’t even own a camera. However, in July of 1994 Vogue sent me to Paris to view the Couture shows and write and draw a comic (see Greatest Hits above) and I was given a Polaroid to document my experiences. I unearthed them recently and thought […]

“I’d like to thank my art director.”

Back in February Paul Gonzales of The LA Times contacted me with an amazing job: 6 covers for the Calendar section to run on Academy Awards Sunday. The pictures would alternate randomly so readers would get a different cover depending on which copy they received. Above is the mockup the art director created  using images […]