Friday, January 30, 2015

Homeroom Doodle

It's time to plug Homeroom because last night I went and decided to customize my frequent buyer card so it will theoretically be easier to spot it in their library style card catalog. They make great macaroni, and that's the vast majority of what they make. If, by virtue of visiting or living in Oakland, you should check them out.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Baseball Cards 310-315

The Baseball Card Project brings three of my big passions together: Art, baseball, and recycling. The art is both self-explanatory and better explained by the art itself. I was a big baseball fan when I was a kid, until the strike in 1994. It all came back to me in 2008, around the same time I found a few stray cards and made the first entries to this set. 

And then there's reuse/recycling. Baseball Cards from the '80s and '90s are commonly held to be worthless (with a few exceptions) and grossly overprinted. After a majority of one generation saw their baseball cards reach insane prices, a new generation tried too hard to recreate the magic, and flooded the market. It is for that reason that the collectible shop was eager to give me such a huge mass of cards, and I have been able to give them new life by reusing them as surfaces to put my art to.

Baseball Card Prject HQ

Monday, January 19, 2015

Poetry Reading Doodle

Another byproduct of a Zack Haber poetry reading. He helped put together The Hundy, a reading series continuing on to January 31. You can find the details here.