Mural for Yuki’s room last year.
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The Pixodus site has had a redesign and looks fresh as ever!
TLD was conceived after watching films from groundbreaking directors such as Wim Wenders, Jim Jarmush, David Lynch, Wes Anderson, Sofia Copolla and many others. I have always been obsessed with movie soundtracks; some time ago, it occurred to me it would be great to mix up my favorite soundtrack tunes into one big personalized soundtrack to the movie that is called life. After painstakingly digging up songs from the archives, a selection was made and I started mixing them into a narrative. Then I spliced in quotes and snippets from more films and layered the whole thing using lots of delay and reverb effects. The guys at The New Worck were kind enough to premier it on their brand spanking new site. Listen to David toying around with his mic, imagine Dustin being harassed and be reminded that that gum you like is going to come back in style.
We had our first child a week ago, a beautiful daughter called Yuki. Of course it was my job to make an illustration for the announcement, which I took extra seriously for the occasion! Cindy is really into folk music and asked me if I could do something with a folk theme. After looking at some cover art, I decided to do a kind of mythological picture with all these different animals gathering in celebration. First the idea was to make it a forest setting, but quickly this turned into a lotus flower drifting on quiet water by moonlight, mother and daughter positioned at the center. The flowers are derived from a Mucha poster. Here’s the result…