Hello there! This was maybe my 5th time setting up a “Pau Pop Up” … I never know what’s gonna happen or who I’m going to meet. There are days when nobody will say anything to me, and there are days I’ll sell a few things and get motivational comments. But it’s cool that way. On Saturday I got a late start.. I only stayed a couple hours and didn’t get anyone to talk to me until after I closed up shop, of course. It was kind of a last minute thing, and wasn’t as prepared as I thought I’d be! I know now that next week I’ll set up super early, bring actual paintings, and get a good spot right off a corner. That way I’m not directly in traffic and I can set up bigger pieces with plenty of space 🙂
Thanks to my friends Shami and Taryn for helping me out to get this done!
My friend Jonathan Latt wrote his first book The Geek, and asked me to paint the cover for it! He directed me to make a hand-drawn map of the World, with Dungeons/Dragons dice thrown across it, and the protagonist’s favorite killing knife set in a bird’s eye view.
He had me as a guest on his new podcast called Stuff & Stuff – an hour conversation with a person of his choice to talk about “stuff”.
I’ve been commissioned to paint furry best friends recently, which I’ve actually enjoyed a lot. It’s fun to challenge myself by trying out different textures for fur, sizing ears, picking out the best color for the background, etc..
I have a couple more pups I’ll be posting soon!
If you’d like your own pet portrait done, contact me at: firstname.lastname@example.org