Unless otherwise indicated, all posted images were drawn in either room #22 or room #23 of the Schott Center in Santa Barbara, CA, the earliest pieces dating back to the fall of 2007. Poses range in length from 45 seconds to twenty minutes. Most were were drawn with some form of charcoal on butcher paper, and are roughly 3' x 4'. There's some graphite as well, and some ink sketches, which tend to be a little smaller. All images are also clickable for a closer view.
is an author, screenwriter, essayist, and teacher. His novels – THE MONSTERS OF ST. HELENA, PERLMAN’S ORDEAL, THE CHESS GARDEN, and BOONE (co-authored with Nick Davis) were all New York Times Notable Books. THE CHESS GARDEN was also selected as a PW Best Book of the Year in 1995. He has written one book for Young Readers, CAESAR’S ANTLERS, which he also illustrated. In 2009 he released his first memoir, THE BROTHERHOOD OF JOSEPH, and in 2005 he received a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship for his most recent book, JOHN THE BAPTIZER, which was published in 2009 by W.W. Norton. More recently, his fiction appeared in CENTRAL PARK: AN ANTHOLOGY (Bloomsbury USA,2012), and he has an essay slated to appear in another upcoming anthology THE GOOD BOOK (Simon & Schuster, 2015).