Archive for October, 2009

Friends, Candy, Cats and Pumpkins

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

We have two new members in our family!  Teo, the cutest silver tabby in the world, rescued from the animal shelter two weeks ago.  He is wild and intelligent, always hungry and fearless… And a Halloween child, Tsuki (moon in Japanese.) She is a stunning female white baby Ragdoll cat that we just rescued yesterday. The little girl is adorable! For Halloween night, we’ll be playing with the new cats, having a friend over for dinner,  carve pumpkins and give away candy to the kids knocking at the door. Happy Holidays! J Frizza

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Spooky!

Friday, October 30th, 2009

Autumn nights are already cold in San Diego. The crisp, cold and clean air comes as a relief from the hot Summer days. The shorter days and long nights are productive. I get nostalgic and work on my drawings … J Frizza.

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Pumpkin Heads

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

I enjoy Halloween immensely… Carving pumpkins is such a fun and creative tradition. I just went to a pumpkin carving  party at my neighbor’s house, we had delicious Mexican food and a few families got together to carve around 60 pumpkins! After we were all done carving, all the lined up pumpkin heads on steps stood radiant with an orange inner glow. I carved two scary faces with long satirical smiles on two medium size pumpkins.  This gorgeous orange fruit is always a source of inspiration. J Frizza

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Around the Neighborhood

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

In my free time, I love going on long bike rides around the neighborhood. I’m posting today a detail of a piece I’ve done inspired by one of my outings… JF

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Vintage Digital

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Paintbrush was one of my favorite computer tools back then. I enjoyed watching the image brake apart into almost an abstract piece, cause by the limited color pallet and the low resolution. Here is an image done in 1997, inspired in a Greek play… actors in a play, pretending to be in love! JF

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Vintage Digital

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

Another early piece I’ve done with Paintbrush, back in 1997. A portrait of a friend, having some drinks at an art gallery. I love the pix-elation of the image cause by the basic computer tool. JF

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Vintage Digital: Dog Stories

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

More vintage digital images I created with Paintbrush in 1994 … here are two of six images, from a short cartoon strip recounting the tale of a loud neighbor dog, with a tragic ending! JF

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Flower Dream

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

This is a piece I created back in 2002. The final piece is a digital image printed on canvas, based on a drawing I did after a mysterious dream. In my dream, a was floating above Irises flowers, in awe with nature and my ability to float at will … Quite inspiring. JF

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Documentary: “Restaurando a Héctor”

Monday, October 19th, 2009

My talented sister Dea, a film maker based in Barcelona, Spain, created and produced a fabulous documentary that follows the restoration of a Rhinoceros’ head. She put me in charge of all the graphic aspects of the project: Titles, credits, posters, DVD cover and some of the drawings and photographs featured in the film. The final movie is amazing! It won awards and has been featured in film festivals. Take a look at the trailer …
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Book Trailer and Website: “3 Aces”

Sunday, October 18th, 2009

The “3 Aces” book trailer for author Richard Ide is another video I created for Monkey C Media [Art Director: Jeniffer Thompson.] The clip is a fun trailer for Richard’s book “3 Aces,” about a truck driver’s adventures on the road to find hope and love.

For the same Monkey C client, I also designed a custom Word Press blog to promote the book online. Check it out: www.3acesthenovel.com
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Book Trailer: “Healing the Rift” II

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

Author Leo Kim was so happy with the first book trailer we did for him, that he hired Monkey C again to make a sequel. I had a great time putting this videos together! Here it is, “Healing the Rift” book trailer part 2 … J Frizza

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Friday, October 16th, 2009

“Healing the Rift” is one of the first book trailers I created for Monkey C Media [Art Director: Jeniffer Thompson] client, author Leo Kim. Leo describes his book as “a bridge over the gap between science and spirituality.” The book marketing campaign has been a total success!
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Website Design: “Bringing Home the Baking”

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

Have you ever thought about starting a home-based baking business? Now you can! All the information you need to know is in Quincella Geiger’s new book “Bringing Home the Baking.”
“www.Bringing Home the Baking.com” is yet another custom Word Press site design I’ve done for Monkey C Media [Art Director: Jeniffer Thompson.] At MCM, our oven is full of delicious designs! J Frizza

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Website Design: “Fusion Economics”

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

“www.Fusion Economics.com” is a handsome new customized Word Press site I recently finished designing for a Monkey C Media client [Art Director: Jeniffer Thompson.] The site is a useful platform to promote Switzerland based author Randy Charles Epping’s book, and showcase his TV appearances.

The book “Fusion Economics,” a guide ‘to survive and thrive in the new global marketplace,’ has been translated in several languages and received a lot of media attention. It is indeed, a handy manual to understand the state of the economy these days. J Frizza

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Remembering Buster & Shilo

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

Shilo and Buster were the most wonderful cats I ever had. Buster left  suddenly a few weeks ago. This past Friday, Shilo joined his brother at the other side of the rainbow bridge, after the saddest departure. I’m broken hearted, yet I know they are both in a better place now. Farewell my beloved creatures! JF

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Chad Thompson @ Monkey C Media

Sunday, October 11th, 2009

The Monkey C Media Gallery was a busy place this past first weekend of October. For the South Park Autumn WalkAbout,  MCM opened a new show titled “People of South Park”. Chad Thompson, photographer and co-owner, presented a series of photographic portraits of people from around the neighborhood. The show  was a huge success. More than 500 people cruised by, enjoying the live music, wine and cupcakes. A whole community brought together by art … Remarkable! JF

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Drawings & Patterns

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

From the same series of drawings and patterns, here is a detail from another cool piece… I’m having fun with the patterns! JF

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Drawings & Patterns

Sunday, October 4th, 2009

Here is a detail of a piece from a new series of drawings and patterns I’m working on… JF

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