Floral cord

This piece took several months because I was finding a way to make flowers look like a spinal cord. I drew the background first and then I mounted the paper flowers and the little hummingbird. There is a lot of similarities in nature and I want to say we’re all very much alike: flowers, plants,Continue reading “Floral cord”

Getting abstract, talking nonsense

  I was trained as a graphic designer right during The Transition. I had to make countless exercises by hand, with traditional instruments, with ancient techniques, with state-of-the-art technology available at that time, which was not yet digital. My frustration at not achieving perfection was equally state-of-the-art. I had to design posters using transferable type.Continue reading “Getting abstract, talking nonsense”

Series: Three Different Birds

  These feathered friends were drawn in 2013. I was intrigued by dictionary art, where people print all sorts of images on old dictionary pages. We of course have our share of old books and encyclopedias. I remember I used to read our 8-volumes encyclopedia for whatever I could find, especially chemistry and technical concepts.Continue reading “Series: Three Different Birds”

Music and Words

Sometimes you discover a band after their most glorious period and that happened to me with Depeche Mode. Today they announced their 14th studio album but it’s been more than 20 years since their keyboardist and many other titles, Mr. Alan Wilder left the band. Rabid fans still long for his presence… but that’s aContinue reading “Music and Words”