Monday, March 21, 2005

Soiled baby

"A soiled baby, with a neglected nose, cannot be conscientiously regarded as a thing of beauty." -- Mark Twain

[pen on yellow pad, PS filters]

Friday, March 11, 2005

Bang 'n Splash!

"Thinking about suicide is a potent consolation: it helps us to get through many a bad night." -- Friedrich Nietzsche

[ballpoint pen on yellow pad, PS filters]

Thursday, March 10, 2005

Monstrous love

"To attempt the destruction of our passions is the height of folly. What a noble aim is that of the zealot who tortures himself like a madman in order to desire nothing, love nothing, feel nothing, and who, if he succeeded, would end up a complete monster!" -- Denis Diderot

[ballpoint pen on yellow pad, PS filters]

Tuesday, March 08, 2005


"God Wears Lipstick" -- Karen Berg

[non-photo blue pencil on yellowpad, PS filters]

Monday, March 07, 2005

Mona stroked

"When Mona stroked her hair I stroked mine." -- yellopad

[pen on yellow pad, PS filters]

Sunday, March 06, 2005

Elizabethan Lunch

"Ah, what food these morsels be!" -- Billy Shakespeare

[felt tip on yellow pad, PS filters]

Saturday, March 05, 2005

Home movies

"They say God has existed from the beginning of time and will exist beyond the end of time. Can you imagine trying to sit through his home movies?" --  Scott Roeben

[ball point pen on storyboard paper, PS filters]

Friday, March 04, 2005


"Father in Heaven! When the thought of thee wakes in our hearts let it not awaken like a frightened bird that flies about in dismay, but like a child waking from its sleep with a heavenly smile." -- Soren Kierkegaard

[Felt tip on storyboard paper]

Thursday, March 03, 2005


"Every man is occasionally visited by the suspicion that the planet on which he is riding is not really going anywhere; that the Force which controls its measured eccentricities hasn’t got anything special in mind. If he broods on this somber theme long enough he gets the doleful idea that the laughing children on a merry-go-round or the thin, fine hands of a lady’s watch are revolving more purposely than he is." -- Karl Marx

[ballpoint pen on yellow pad]

Wednesday, March 02, 2005

A child within a child within a child within a child...

"I have slept in bed with many children. It's very right. It's what the world needs - more love, more heart."
--Michael Jackson

[pen on yellow pad, PS filters]

Thursday, February 24, 2005

Dem Sweet Treats

"There’s plenty men dat takes a wife lak dey do a joint uh sugar-cane. It’s round, juicy an’ sweet when dey gits it. But de squeeze an’ grind, squeeze an’ grind an’ wring tell dey wring every drop uh pleasure dat’s in ‘em out. When dey’s satisfied dat dey is wrung dry, dey treats dem jes lak dey do a cane-chew. Dey throws ‘em away. Dey knows whut dey is doin’ while dey is at it, an hates theirselves fuh it but they keeps on hangin’ after huh tell she’s empty. Den dey hates huh fuh bein’ a cane-chew an’ in de way." -- Zora Neale Hurston

[pen and ink, PS filters]

Tuesday, February 22, 2005

Dark Debutante

"One should never make one's debut in a scandal. One should reserve that to give interest to one's old age."
-- Oscar Wilde

[pen and ink, PS filter]

Sunday, February 20, 2005


"When one starts from a portrait and seeks by successive eliminations to find pure form … one inevitably ends up with an egg." -- Pablo Picasso

[Mr. Picassohead, PS filters]

Friday, February 18, 2005

Self-portraits past

"A pale self-portrait looked out of the mirror with the serious eyes of all self-portraits." -- Vladimir Nabokov

[pen, col-erase pencil on paper, PS filters]

Thursday, February 17, 2005

Cut Lass

She sings of a sword so white,
so luminous, that its own light
alone must slay;
she sings of a sword, a sword, a sword,
and I creep away.

-- Hilda Doolittle

[pen on paper, PS filter]

Tuesday, February 15, 2005


"Home again, I can groan, scratch, and talk to myself." -- Mason Cooley

[pen on wrinkled paper, PS filter]

Sunday, February 13, 2005

The Lamp

"And while the lamp holds out to burn, The vilest sinner may return." -- Isaac Watts

[photo collage, PS filters]

Saturday, February 12, 2005


"I hear noises which others don't hear and which disturb for me the music of the spheres, which others don't hear either." --Karl Kraus

[pen on storyboard paper, PS filter]

Friday, February 11, 2005

Gentle Thievery

"I do forgive thy robbery, gentle thief,
Although thou steal thee all my poverty;
And yet love knows, it is a greater grief
To bear love’s wrong, than hate’s known injury."

-- William Shakespeare

[ink on illustration board, PS filter]

Thursday, February 10, 2005

Pussy Pancake

Pussy-cat, pussy-cat, where have you gone?
I've run off to Hollywood to look at the stars.
Pussy-cat, pussy-cat, what have you done?
Didn't look both ways and got run over by cars.

-- D.Orlando (with apologies to Mother Goose)

[ink and Zipatone on illustration board, PS filters]

Tuesday, February 08, 2005


"What is work and what is not work are questions that perplex the wisest of men." -- from the Bhagavad Gita

[pen on yellow pad, PS filters]

Sunday, February 06, 2005

Provoked to sleep

"The worst thing about getting your heart broken is going to sleep and knowing you're going to wake up and nothing has changed" --anonymous

[col-erase pencil, animation paper, PS filters]

Saturday, February 05, 2005


"It isn't what they say about you, it's what they whisper."
-- Errol Flynn
[marker on pad paper, PS filter]

Friday, February 04, 2005


"Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism."-- Carl Jung

[ink, pencil on yellow pad, PS lighting]

Tuesday, February 01, 2005


"All art is autobiographical; the pearl is the oyster’s autobiography." -- Federico Fellini

[soft pencil on yellow pad, PS shadow]