Friday, January 11, 2008

Schoolism Course is FULL!

Just want to let everyone know that my January class is full, but my April 3rd class is open for registration.

Today I did this job for next weeks issue of The Weekly Standard. I started this job at 5:00 a.m. and finished at 8:30 p.m. Talk about a long day . . . there's some things that I know could be better, but for the time I had to pull this one off, I feel pretty good about it . . . this is the fastest I've ever done something like this for a magazine, my eyes barely work, and my hand is sore, crooked and bent. Time to go to bed.


One thing I feel I should add, about the Obama doll. It was meant to not look exactly like him rather to look more like a cheezy doll . . . think of a ken doll or something.


Blogger Howard Wright said...

Stupendous! Great likeness too for what I'm sure was an awkward expression to deal with!

9:48 PM  
Blogger Tim Bye said...

Just stunning Jason - really incredible! Sounds like you need to get some rest though!

5:12 AM  
Anonymous asier said...

very nice Jason!

6:24 AM  
Blogger Bobby Chiu said...

Wow... that's quick! Wonderful and amazing as usual Jason

8:12 AM  
Blogger hanzz said...

Fantastic work, like all the rest I've seen from you.

11:10 AM  
Blogger Jean-Marc Borot said...

Great (of course !)
But I prefer when it's not so "photographic", "Kruger style".
Your Burton is better

3:29 PM  
Blogger Jason Seiler said...

Thank you everyone . . . yeah, this was a crazy one.

Jean-marc, I agree with you as well, I rather prefer the more painterly look as well, but when I work for magazines they usually want a more photo realistic look. I still feel though, with the Hillary, I kept it looks and sketchy. Had fun and got paid!

9:23 PM  
Blogger Roderick De Jesus said...

It's great Jason. I like that its not as photorealistic as your other photoshop tends to be. But of course you know i'm always a fan of sketchiness.

10:45 AM  
Blogger marcobucci said...

not bad for a day's work! Seriously, awesome stuff man.

10:17 AM  
Blogger Thomas Fluharty said...

Absolutley KILLEr work jason. not to sound elitest but not alot of caricaturist's know what it means to pull somthing like this off within a few hours as well as you have!!!!!!!!. its totally AWESOME bro~t

11:04 AM  
Blogger Tim Bye said...

Hey Jason - thanks for the comments! Artrage is a program I downloaded from this site: - it is 25 dollars. I found out about it from Armand Serrano's blog - who really know how to use it!

11:21 AM  
Blogger W. K. Moore said...

Way to go and get it on paper... (or electrons) Jason. Being able to work with time stress is not for everyone.. seems you are up to the challenge with A list work every time... most commendable. Congrats on your virtual school full enrollment! Inspiring..

12:24 PM  
Blogger Vincenzo said...

Terrific job and concept as well...I hope the AD appreciates you saving his ass coming up with something of this quality in so little time.
Don't let them take advantage of you, well at least not often, especially if you think your work will're too good!!!

10:05 PM  
Blogger Wouter Tulp said...

WOW!!! such a great likeness and a very beatiful work of art in so little time. RESPECT!

3:33 AM  
Blogger Jason Seiler said...

-Thank you Marco!

-Tom, I love ya bro, your words are always so encouraging, thanks man!

-Thanks Tim, I'll check out artrage, looks pretty cool.

-Thanks Bill, was a tough one to pull off but I managed!

-Vincenzo Thanks much man, much appreciated. No worries, though, they pay well for this type of work, also, the A.D. is one of the best A.D.s that I've ever worked with. It's totally worth it.

-Wouter, thanks bro, means much and thanks again . . . you know what I mean!

7:39 AM  
Blogger Vladimir Bursac said...

Your works are wonderful! You make it looks great when it is more sketchy or when it is a 'high-polish' work, nevertheless.
Congrats for this 'all-day' work.
All the best in 2008.

6:00 PM  
Blogger Jason Seiler said...

Thank you Vladimir, you do beautiful watercolor work!

7:45 PM  
Blogger Alvin Richard said...

Your illustration / artwork is amazing. This piece is hilary-ous. I will keep an eye on your are a true master painter and image creator!!!

12:38 AM  

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