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Tapping the potential for good within a diamond ring

What would you do if $22,000 suddenly appeared in your life? Would you spend it on stuff? Gamble it away in the stock market? (C’mon, don’t you ever learn?) Or, would...

December 10, 2009 with 0 Comments

Elephant skin – Art from Thailand

Last night’s travel art show at cellSpace was a blast. It was interesting to see people’s reactions to art created on such a long trip, and also to hear their...

November 6, 2009 with 0 Comments

And Kala devours it all – Art from Bangkok

And Kala Devours it All, Bangkok, ThailandSOLD, mixed media on paper, 8″ x 10″ When my friend Travis commissioned a drawing of Bangkok, Thailand, he gave me an...

September 3, 2009 with 0 Comments

Drawings inspired by in-flight magazines

Sad Puppy – $5, marker on paper, 9.5″ x 6″ After a family wedding in Newark, Ohio, Lauren and I were ready to go home. We didn’t realize it would take 14...

August 27, 2009 with 3 Comments

Skulls, sand, and Garuda – Art from Cambodia

I knew that I would find inspiration for artwork in the temples of Angkor, and I was not disappointed. Fantastic jungle trees twist around intricately carved ancient temples,...

July 30, 2009 with 0 Comments

Call me “Pineapple”

Bayon temple at Angkor, Cambodia| Art by Todd Berman Hi Ben and Brigitte - Thank you for hosting us in Paris. We can’t wait to come back and eat more “saucisse la...

July 17, 2009 with 0 Comments

Drawings on beer labels and more – Art from Laos

Decorations at Hive Bar, Laos$10, marker on a beer label, 3.5″ x 5″ oval When I ran out of room in my Moleskine notebook, I made a couple of drawings on Beer Laos...

June 6, 2009 with 0 Comments

Coconuts and karsts in my sketchbook – Art from Vietnam

Que Dua coconut$65, mixed media and candy wrappers on paper, 8″ x 10″ I wanted new pictures in my head to go with the word “Vietnam.” I knew that my mental...

April 1, 2009 with 0 Comments
A swollen river view

A swollen river view

View of Hoi An | Art by Todd Berman Years ago Jesse, a native San Franciscan, met Sarah, a Brit, in charming Hoi An, Vietnam. A few visas later these two good friends of ours tied...

February 3, 2009 with 0 Comments

Commission art of Angkor Wat or elsewhere in Southeast Asia

Imagine the perfect picture of the temples of Angkor, one that captures the otherworldly nature taking over the crumbling architecture without any tourists in the way of the view....

January 16, 2009 with 0 Comments
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