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Flashback Friday & Friday Food 4 Thought: Being Serious

September 19, 2014 by in , , , , , , , ,

“If you take it seriously, they will take you seriously.”  -Tom LaPadula  In grade school, I made sure requirements were met on time.  But that didn’t mean I enjoyed every subject I had.  I was a doodler in class.  Occasionally, or A LOT of times, I would discreetly draw in my notebooks when a class […]

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The Making of “Patient. Persistent. Proficient.”

August 22, 2014 by in , , , , , ,

“If you can’t draw hands and feet at this stage, you’re basically F_cked!”   Those were exactly the first words from my professor who taught ‘New Directions in Illustration’ class the first day of the spring semester, of my junior year at The Pratt Institute in 1999.  I had my fair share of sport coaches who threw F-bombs […]

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Friday Food 4 Thought: Brooklyn Men’s Lacrosse Co-Founders

August 8, 2014 by in , , , , , , ,

My recent post on Wed. included this pic (above) of me playing in goal, along with the two other people who I co-founded the Brooklyn Men’s Lacrosse Club back in 2005.  Dan Mirsky (#7), Dan Sheff (#8) and myself, Vinnie Ricasio, (#1).  We started the team because NYC needed another post-collegiate lacrosse team and most of […]

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#StudioJam

July 24, 2014 by in , , , ,

So we’re beginning to post our Studio Jam’s with a little write-up behind each vid.  Back in art school, I always had the radio on/CD playing… whatever – there was always music being played.  I still do it and thus have spurred my ideas behind my “Studio Jam” vid posts.  A quick work in progress, accompanied […]

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Defense wins games!

July 22, 2014 by in , , , ,

You know that saying? “Offense sells tickets, but defense wins games!” Well, we have included 4 new defensive pieces to the portfolio.  Mainly for those who “throw the lumber around” with a 6 ft pole : LSM, Close-D, etc., etc.  Check them out, below, and make your purchase, here.  Protect and defend… happy hunting! LIKE […]