Revisiting the 5-string electric mandolin / mandola…

That extra C string is getting a lot of interest lately. And this post from last year is getting a lot of visits from people looking for 5-string electric instruments. So I thought it might be time to dust off the ideas for a 5-string electric. Here’s where they are headed… with a splittable Alumitones […]

Latent projects: GBOM

A friend reminded me of this project, a Guitar Bodied Octave Mandolin (could also be an Irish Bouzouki or Mandocello). Started it last year, got distracted building my CNC machine, and then I realized I would do a lot of things differently now that I have the CNC machine. So I may, or may not […]

Aubergine Courtyard Microbus

Anachron Aero v4

These illustrations were done mostly to get back up to speed on the latest version of SolidWorks after using Alibre Design Pro (another parametric CAD package) for the last year. I had been studying air-cooled engines and started drawing a lot of radial engines, which lead to the prominent engine features of this aircraft. The […]


This is a study in environmental design and illustration. It began with the furniture in 2006 and became a more complete modernist-inspired living space. The linear arrangement and color scheme intrigued me, along with the concept of making a living space which is more in line with living patterns than the average off-the-shelf contemporary dwelling. […]

Flowerspot Dynamic Image Content Creation

A collaboration with Jennifer Lau and Andrew Zucker.

BrandSource Store Exterior Renderings

Store exterior renderings done for the BrandSource Store Design Standards book published in 2007. Done in Maya and Maxwell Render 1.3.

BrandSource Kitchen Trade Show Booth