Siena 1949: E`Acceso!
Originally created as a guide to the city Siena printed in Italian 1949.
I’ve taken it upon myself to draw over the pages and re-title it as my new drawing project!
This series will follow my previous line travel drawing project “Broken Storybook” which has enough content to for a two issue mini book (as of now)
I’m going to share a little piece of city trivia of Siena with each post of the project.
But first, the drawing!
The city is universally known for its immense historical, artistic, landscaping heritage and its substantial stylistic unity of medieval urban furnishings as well as the famous Palio .
In 1995 its historic center was incorporated by UNESCO into the WorldHeritage Site .
The city is home to the Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena , founded in 1472and therefore the oldest bank in activity as well as the longest in the world.
Oh, and a Chewbacca sketch cover!
Thanks for reading!
More Broken Storybook pages! I was in a zone for a while. I think I’m winding down with these for a while. Inking the last one felt a little less fun (still fun, but less). Printing will commence soon. For now just accumulating.
Here are some images or the Scramble Jam! A local draw meet up we do monthly at Dutch’s Brewhouse in Long Beach.
Dylan and Logan drawing
Dylan Showing progress
Some watercolor work I tried
Drawing shapes, watercoloring faces
Wandered into another …bar post jam
Ran out of cards
resorted to napkin art
As I listen to the sweet static of bar chatter.
This month’s blanks
Like this bootleg flyer so much, I’m using it for next month’s handouts
Mine and Dylan’s collab. Not quite finished with it yet.
Dylan’s Minecraft fan art
Some of my watercolor nonsense
Logan’s Dragon Ball Z fan art. Impressed how he used reference
My favorite piece of the night.
Last card of the night complete with drunk spots
I think this was my first card of the night.
Here’s how the April Scramble Jam went. Great night! looking forward to next month. There will be exclusive sketch cards printed and talks about a new art show scheduled for July!
Broken Story Book is scheduled to be available early November. It is a collection of illustrations I’ve created using an early 1950’s children storybook. Originally printed in Japanese and published in Japan.
Illustrations will be all traditional mediums. Ink quill, colored pencils and acrylic paint. Pages all hi resolution scans, printed in full color.
Cover colors by Norm Wong.
Book 24 pages printed in comic book format.
Retail price will be 4.99 via web at Zarstar Studios store or 3.99 from local shops and shows you find me at.
More about it later. Just stoked to have it complete and waiting for print.
Thanks for reading.