A sketch for the first page of Nebuchadnezzar. This version begins with his wife, Amyitis, searching for him.
The Hyperloop Alpha When Elon Musk announced his concept of the Hyperloop Alpha around this time last year, the reaction in the press was something like total astonishment. He was disappointed in California’s approval of a bullet train that was one of the “highest cost per mile,” and “slowest” in the world. In one sweeping […]
Addie O’Neal DeLong–quickly drawn during a meeting— doesn’t really look like her.
A retrospective of the artist’s work *Portrait by Drew Friedman 12/12/2010 When Al Jaffee walks into the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art in SoHo, the room suddenly comes alive. Admirers of the eighty-nine-year-old artist fall into orbit around him, asking for autographs. He obliges the clambering fans by handing out bookplates with his logo […]
Sketch inspired by William Gibson’s book, The Peripheral
Uptown 110th street stop. Followed her into the park. She walked across to Harlem Meer. She sits on a fallen stone in the shadow of Fort Clinton near the footpath and begins to play. Her case open to collect coins. I am watching from the shade, a stand of trees growing near the lake. White […]
She heard her sister cry out from her bedroom on the second floor, a heart-rending shriek. “Zil! Zil!” she wailed. Zilpah ran up the grand curving stair to her sister’s room. She eased the door open to see Shek sitting up in bed, a cutout of silver moonlight illuminating her dark silhouette. “It’s mama, Zil!” […]