Send in the Clownfish Written on January 30, 2012, by Zack.
With one more week until the big gallery show in London, I decided the self portrait on my bio page needed an overhaul. I’m not one to toot my own horn (I hire immigrant laborers to do that. Dutch flugelhorn quintet, pay them in mayonnaise), but I think I did a heck of a job [...]
Cover song Written on January 20, 2012, by Zack.
The final piece of the puzzle before I head to London for my class’s gallery show at Foyles Bookstore. For the book cover, I wanted to strike a vintage chord without going too far overboard. I’m no Saul Bass. More of a Saul Guppy. I also wanted to introduce Melvin himself, give a sense of [...]
Red, woods. Written on January 10, 2012, by Zack.
Late last night, after spending a few days recovering from my big MA hand in and acquiring the world’s wussiest cold (if colds are jazz, I’ve come down with Kenny G), I realized I hadn’t done any actual work in days. So I gave myself three hours to draw something, and lo, this is what [...]
At last, the big day arrived! Written on January 6, 2012, by Zack.
[click for larger image] Two days ago, the final assignments for my MA were submitted to my professors. After a year and a half of dedicated study and work, I’m left torn between being super excited about finishing, and feeling a little lost. I have been wanting to get an MA in illustration ever since [...]