iLOg: Drawing Attention to the Interesting and Amazing

Welcome to the iLOg, the blog dedicated to documenting artistic exploits and life's intriguing intricacies.


Prints In Progress...

Here are some pictures of the progression my most recent print has made, which I unfortunately was not able to work on this past weekend but for good reason. A job opportunity in LA came very suddenly and out of the blue for which I had to rush down to be interviewed on Friday...The job could be a very awesome opportunity. Further information will be known by the end of this week....Until then, keep your eye open to behold the amazing.....

Drying Rack shot after the color run

DARK BLUE: First color run in the books

Stone of second color run

Printed: First and second color (Grayish-Brown)... Third color is ready to go and will be printed as soon as I get the time.




Just finished and submitted my final design for my good friend, Aaron, who is going to be playing a concert in New York at the end of the month. If you are in the NY area on January 31st I highly suggest making your way down to the Lower East Side and catching this performance, my man knows how to put on a show. He is Aaron David Gleason, they are ADG and Band.

(all graphics are hand drawn, then scanned, resized, placed, and colored all by - iLO)


A Head Full of Faces

A little while ago I was working on this ink-pen drawing; as I had recently accepted my fascination with the most complex body part, the face, I challenged myself to fill a page with faces. I ended up throwing in a quick self-portrait in there, making it seem a little more personal. Here is where I finished. At that time I felt I had met my challenge however, coming across the drawing again today and taking the time to scan it I have begun to second guess I post it here, for you to see...what do you think world? Let it be??? or Work it some more??



Keep your eyes out for iLO stickers getting thrown up all around LA, Santa Cruz, and SF....Get at me if you want some...

Charles Burns Interview in Vice

Check out this Charles Burns Interview published in Vice, it's an extensive interview with the artist about his new comic book and his process behind the creation of his books and the evolution in his style, as made evident in his new book, X'ed Out.


Pro-bono Logo

The last few days I've been kickin it in LA with my brother, aka DJ Jayceeoh, and decided to work on a couple possible logos for him to hold on to for whatever...I wanted to put these sketches up to see what people think before I put the finishing touches on them....let me know what ya think!



Here's a new piece that I recently started for a group show that apparently keeps getting pushed back every time the set date comes close...the title of the show is "We Are All Animals", it's supposed to be in Santa Cruz, CA sometime in the next decade at the Felix Kulpa least I'll have a lot of time to work on more pieces.

These are all photos of the image on the stone before being etched, unfortunately the studio closed for the holidays before I got a chance to processes it after the first etch...we will see how it looks in a couple of weeks....

Photos by iLO

That's text is as much of the beginning of Allen Ginsberg's Howl as could fit.

Thats right, I scratched all that text out (backwards) with an x-acto

^^   Finished stone shots, before the first etch.    vv

Slow Moving Prints

Ive been working on this print since mid summer...what you see here is a three layer lithographic print, all layers were drawn freehand with no real predetermined plan (something I do very rarely, probably why this has been taking so long) The final "key" layer will be printed in black from a woodblock relief.


Make Life an Art

Recently my two good friends Tim Shriver and Danny Shimoda worked on my first tattoo, designed by yours truly with collaborative efforts of Tim...

                                Danny putting on the finishing touches (Photo by Sean Vraniza)

                                Photo by Sean Vranizan

                                Photo by Sean Vranizan

                                 Photo by iLO

                                 Photo by iLO

                                Photo by iLO

                                Photo by iLO

                                Photo by iLO

                                Photo by iLO

Big Ups to Danny for the final touches, way to make it pop! And big shout to Tim for trimming down the fat from the original sketch, made it much more flowy