Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Starlite @ SOMA magazine

Soo... I just got published! In SOMA magazine! My first feature length article on the Starlite ( for the Urbanite section which highlights cool up and coming venues, restaurants etc. It did'nt make it to the online version of the mag but you can check out the rest of this month's edition at enjoy!

Saturday, December 20, 2008


- Music by: Luis Gutee and Friends
- PYT Release!


433 1st Street LONG BEACH


Thursday, December 18, 2008


Ohhhh fack someone PLEASE teach me motion graphics!!!


I've been filling out applications to art grad schools and it's been making me realize how important art is in our lives. I can't say this thought hasn't crossed my mine at time though.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

PYT Photo Shoot

Okay okay I hate to admit it but PYT is getting pretty serious up in here'. Today with the help of co -pilot Julie Parrish I had to pleasure of coercing our good friend Ben Decamp - noted surf photographer who's photos have graced the pages of Surfer Magazine, Transworld Surf, The Surfer's Journal among others - with the use of good old Italian home cooking, to take PYT's first professional product shots.

First the food:

Take one hot blooded Italian chef

Plus a lot of cheese and a home made recipe = good eats

Ben in action: The man means business: Check out to see his work:

White finger magic gloves and all. I can't really ask for more. The final product you ask?'s a sneek peak:

Classy classy I know right? Don't be J, you can purchase your own in the not so distant future soon at

Monday, November 10, 2008

type attack

Burgues Script by Alejandro Paul

Yes yes I know its been a long time since I've touched type...or even opened an InDesign document, but I ran across this today and its gorgeous and absolutely stunning - and would make Doyle Young and every other gifted hand artist cry in fits of furry - because something that would take days to complete can be punched in at the stroke of a key. ouch. damn you technology! i <3 u

Thursday, November 6, 2008


Okay it's finally up - the humble beginnings of PYT Pretty Young Thing are starting to develop! I stayed up till 5:30am stumbling my way through Dreamweaver and YouTube "How To" tutorials and came up with a simple design and published it live!
Go see the hard work:

Monday, October 27, 2008

It's ALL in the Hair

Green Sustainable Pools!!!

I had no clue you could have a "Green" pool but wa-la here they are. Apparently Chlorine -a common pool cleaning chemical, has some nasty side effects including causing asthma - no fun- so naturalist and eco friendly people of the world united and started looking for other options- the birth of sustainable natural swimming pools! If taken care of properly these green pools can be mini eco-systems in itself with crystal clear drinkable waters, with no chemicals required.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Matthieu Bessudo.

HOT DOG - i found a new source of comic inspiration. Matthieu Bessudo. flashback to old school mickey and the steamboat imagery with a touch of Japaneses comic pop art. i love it. but o another art school lackey? no this kid can rock out geetar style too!

Top 5 Best Dressed Advertising Icons

No. 1
It's a tie between the Monopoly man and Ed. Pinaud Clubman

No. 2
Joe Camel

No. 3
Quaker Oats guy

No. 4
Capitan Crunch

No. 5
Burger King's The King

Debonair Magazine just listed the top 10 best dressed advertising icons of 2008. Sadly The Jolly Green Giant only made it in at number 8, missing my top 5 cut. For the full run down click here: