I recently completed a personal project where I illustrated each contestant from RuPaul’s Drag Race the morning after she was eliminated from the show, each week until the winner was crowned. To see the entire series, visit my tumblr. Next Magazine also profiled my process (link contains some adult content).
Cyndi Lauper for Next Magazine
Illustration of Cyndi Lauper for Next Magazine in NYC
One of my favorite activities to do with young artists. Pick a font and write your name in that style! I’ve also made notecards with a different style written on each one and have the students “pick a mystery font” to start the class. A lot of kids really dig this challenge.
“Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.”
-Gore Vidal, October 3, 1925 – July 31, 2012.
My illustration of ”Captain Greenbeard” made the editor’s pick in Next Magazine’s annual Comics issue. The Captain is a well recognized NYC personality often seen at Riis Beach in amazing costumes. He goes by many names (“Rockaway Betty”, “The Queen of Queens”) and is never without his pup and trusty parrot!