27.9.20

Author Panel- Bay Area BLK authors!


Hey, I'm excited to be joining these authors for a panel. The Independent Black Creative (IBC) crew will be hosting a virtual panel October 4th, 2pm, live on Facebook. Our discussion will focus on the love for literacy, illustrations and building community through the arts. We look forward to sharing with you and thank you for your continued support.

24.9.20

Fairyland fundraiser-Sept 26th

 


Fam, I’ve been invited to read aloud for Celebrity Story time, an online benefit for Children’s Fairyland! They have big plans to better represent *all* families at the park w/ a digital library. And they're celebrating the 70th anniversary of Fairyland which I went to as a child and took my son to. I've also had the chance to read at "Turn the Page". An annual event held at Fairyland to share great stories and Bay Area storytellers with their loyal attendees and supporters.

Tune in at 6:30 p.m. PST on Saturday, September 26th. Register now at bit.ly/Fairyland70 – it’s free!​ ​You can go to Facebook to get inhttps://www.facebook.com/ChildrensFairyland

And if you're on Twitter or IG the handle is @FairylandCa


21.9.20

Children's Portrait 59 - Marisol

 

Recently finished this portrait of a child named Marisol. In the past I have disclosed and illustrated something about the child's ethnicity. But in the past year or so I have opted to focus on the kid and what they are interested in. Marisol is interested in the outdoors!! And their favorite color is green. So there you have it. If you would like to commission a portrait of a little one go here.

Want to see the collage of portraits I made for 2017-2020 ?
Check out Marisol's brother here.

Here's some process art here:










Namir Blade- Video

Feeling this

 

20.9.20

Throwback Photo

 

Here's a throwback to November of 2019 when there were still events indoors and outside. And you could be in the same proximity as hella people without worrying about a virus. The big SF Etsy Holiday Emporium!

Photographer and maker Imelda Jimenez-LaMar took this photo for a blog post she wrote about sharing visuals as a seller. 


here's a photo of my table from the Vallejo California Juneteenth event last year as well. 

18.9.20

Sunshine Mvmt Postcard

 


This is a sketch for a recent postcard illustration I completed for the Sunrise Movement, which is a group of young activists who push democratic candidates forward on issues such as environmental activism or justice. They're running a postcard campaign to send postcards encouraging young people to vote. Myself and several other artists such as Micah Bizant, Jess X Snow, Studio Listo, and more.

So they did a run of 100k and they all sold out in the first day. Now, they're going for 1 Mil. If you want one to send, or learn more, follow them and..

Check out some process art below. 




Did you see my piece for Mobilize the Immigrant Vote?












12.9.20

Latino Comics Expo -Virtual 2020

 

Hey if you have the chance  please check out the 2020 Latino Comics Expo , there will be panel discussions, interviews, vendors, and more. Here is the link for registering for the online events:

Some of the folks who will be there Cathy Camper, Zeke Peña, Raul The Third, Isabel Qunitero, Javier Hernandez, Lalo Alcaraz, and more.

8.9.20

Homeboy Sandman - Traumatic


Well crafted, deeply personal, and vulnerable. Big shout out to Quelle on the beat and Homeboy Sandman for some raps that don't sound like bragging (I needed to hear something different)

7.9.20

Hiero Day 2020 - Online

Lucky for all of us hip hop fans Hieroglyphics crew out of Oakland CA are debuting the "Til Infinity Documentary" on HieroDay.com today! It's a great documentary on The Souls of Mischief that features the entire crew and tons of hip hop luminaries. Tune in for it , behind the scenes, and performances!


Stream the film, performances, and some behind the scenes from Hiero Day