Friday, April 29, 2011
Thursday, April 28, 2011
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
made this for a buddy's mix tape project. i'll see if i can get him to let me upload it here. sure to be filled with the choicest slices.
also: drink more water
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
thunder down under
hey you in australia: this is going to happen! i'm in this art show with a bunch of great people, there's a ton of bands, and t-moe is going to do "live painting"! also, you may recognize the some lettering and some imagery on this poster: that's because i worked on those things with the nice people at sugar mountain. if i was in australia i would go. let's all get a boat and sail over. pick me up in fifteen minutes.
Monday, April 25, 2011
it's an idea for something but like a trial run.
-advice for children
-inspirational literature for the bored
-uncle john's box of stuff in the attic
-cryptic lunch chats
Thursday, April 21, 2011
saturday night i am taking part in an art auction to benefit earthquake relief in japan. it was put together by some good buddies and includes a whole bunch of incredibly talented artists. if you're in los angeles, this event is going to be amazing and you'll probably end up meeting an art hero. i'll be there in spirit in the form of a small one legged pigeon who will be loitering on the red curb out in front of jack in the box. (rad logo by katsuo design, right? right.)
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
the good people at art park in australia made this shirt from of a woodcut i made. it came out pretty great. actually, it looks insane! i am stoked about it.
plus the sickest little tag.
this guy's loving it.
Monday, April 18, 2011
Friday, April 15, 2011
The Mountain from Terje Sorgjerd on Vimeo.
photographer Terje Sorgjerd blowing my mind. universe!
-katie coles and myself will have a little table at Luna Music tomorrow for record store day. we'll be selling postcards, posters shirts, and various handmade items. come say hi!
Thursday, April 14, 2011
paint a picture
-spring is here! website is done! juices are flowing! wind is blowing! let's do it!
-i saw mike watt + the missing men play watt's new opera last night. i have no qualms in saying that it was the most inspiring and thrilling piece of art i've experienced in years and years. i honestly can't remember the last time i left a performance or gallery or rock and roll show so pumped on the possibilities of life and creativity. there are very few people in the world i am a true fan of, but this dude is the real deal. i hope i have one-tenth the energy and life in me when i get to be his age. i got to hang out for a couple minutes with him alone and the amount of knowledge, stories, and wisdom that poured out of that dudes face in those moments reminded me of the history, magic, and wonder that's out there and in here. whew. so serious.
-i'm beginning construction tonight on the "grampa's waterfall" skate obstacle. more to come on this.
-spent some quality time with somebody up there in years lately? maybe you should try it sometime. i tell you, a lot of things that seem to trouble you sort of melt away and things can become pretty clear. we should really respect and treasure those of us who find themselves at the end of their respective journeys.
-"that was reverse jazz!" - snap
-i shaved my beard and i feel refreshed. sun's out = guns out
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
there's no nerd
philosophy of the day:
me: i don't wanna be too big of a nerd or nothing, but can i get a picture taken?
watt: aw man, there's no nerd. let's do it!
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
part ark art park
looky here: i got a package from the kind folks at Art Park in Australia
and they made their first journal and put me in it next to kill pixie and surrounded by a ton of other amazingly talented artists. this thing is newsprint and nicely sized for the coffee table or to hide behind a wall street journal if you're faking it. and i think it's free? check it.
more shameless self-promotion
i made a website. it's been a while, but finally technology has caught up to my unwillingness to learn anything about coding or web design. take a loook: www.nathanielrussell.com
Friday, April 8, 2011
i just dug these out from a dark corner somewhere. i made these drawings as a loose narrative for a book commission that ended up never going any further. kind of stoked on finding these after forgetting all about them. my babies have come home.
Thursday, April 7, 2011
i've seen this around, but it's so great for a so many reasons.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
check out the spread on brother bill!
floating seminar i guess
don't let the man keep you down
Friday, April 1, 2011
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