Storybook Drawings Category

xenia and her kettlebells

Music is Runaway by Jamiroquai.

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her blue yoyø

Music is Hard to Find by The American Analog Set.

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her name is

She dances to Synchronicity by The Police.

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the ivy leaguers } short ivy tall ivy

Music is Sweet Harmony by The Beloved.

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coral and yazoo

I must say that these girls are in demand! And that suits me fine because I’m enjoying my time spent creating them. Coral and Yazoo rock to Madness’s Baggy Trousers.

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and finally, fernanda and z

The one on the left is Fernanda (thank you, Lubna) and the one on the right is Z. Z isn’t short for anything. It’s just Z.

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meet amalie. and agnes

I named this woman Amalie after a friend’s daughter. I imagine the original Amalie will grow up to be this. As for Agnes, that was a friend’s suggestion for the subject of this portrait. But I’d already chosen Amalie, so I decided to introduce another subject. Woof woof!

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the well-dressed, well-coifed bulgarian lady who occasionally cheated

Listen as you watch: When I started this picture earlier this evening, I was stuck. I knew I wanted to put something on this woman’s head, I just wasn’t sure what. A little ways in I posted my progress on Instagram. Minutes later, my friend Lubna Saif Abbas left a comment: I imagine her with a set of […]

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leporello } sometimes life is more manageable in sections } part I

I just ordered two accordion notebooks and am so excited to create my storybook drawings in one of them. I was inspired to use this format after I visited the Etel Adnan exhibition at the Mathaf Museum in Doha last spring. And thanks to my own exhibition’s co-curator Namkha for teaching me the word ‘leporello’. I love it.

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hour drawing two } fifth hour

Since we’re fishing: Turin Brakes ‘Fishing For a Dream’

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