May 07, 2007

The Grapefruit Moon

This is gouache with a Photoshop kick.
I went a little overboard with the glow;
I was reading Salinger today, if that's any excuse.

Talking about cities, one of the most important things for me to find in SF was a neighbourhood cafe; some place to hang out, work in and derive inspiration from. Thankfully I found a few. I don't think I'd stay sane without a place to call my own. Above is a painting of my old satellite studio, where I worked out many an idea over conversation and a lot of coffee. That's my seat right there, second from the register.

Do recall this last post: 3/5ths

7 comments:

  1. Very nice gouache nick, I also love JF and KC below.
    How do you like San Francisco? I was there again last month and I really love this city. Probably my favorite American city from all the ones I visited so far.

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  2. Jenny8:16 AM

    Do recall you're a loser. Just kidding.

    It's weird that as soon as you left the G Moon they ripped out half the bar and added a divider between the kitchen and the booths. It will never be the same. Also just kidding. Sort of.

    I keep planning to go there, but it hasn't happened so much lately. I'll have to make more of an effort. I miss it.

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  3. so beautiful and intuitive man. The past few posts here have been blowing my mind.Those ballet sketches are just absolutely georgous Nick.

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  4. Hmmm... I've been hanging out at your blog recently, because the posts are great. This one has such a sense of mood.

    ~ Cheers from T.O. ~Arna

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  5. Wow. Very nice painting.

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  6. Holy cow you are rocking the gouache. very cool.

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  7. thanks for the kind words of inspiration alongside mrs. klocek during our visit to Pixar on Friday! you are an amazing artist.

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