Chiaroscuro Contest

Help decide the art direction for a promotional image that will represent the new Roxana Illuminated Perfume called Chiaroscuro and be entered in a drawing to win a solid and liquid sampler of the perfume, or a 13″ x 19″ print of the art. Above … Continue reading


Sketch #1 I have been working on a piece for Roxana’s new perfume called Chiaroscuro. This is a fragrance for those who love oriental amber perfumes, jasmine and patchouli. The term Chiaroscuro comes from Italy, referring to the tonal contrasts suggesting volume and … Continue reading

National Bee Awareness Day

Bee Prosperity Did you know I am a holistic bee keeper? Join me at the annual HoneyLove National Bee Awareness Day Event this Saturday, August 18th. The theme this year is: “Sustainable Agriculture Starts with Honey Bees!” at West LA Civic Center (Bandshell Amphitheater), 1645 Corinth … Continue reading


“Impromptu” was created for Roxana Illuminated Perfume. The image reflects the essence of her “Impromptu” botanical perfume which is a finely woven fragrance of sweet, spice, floral, smoke and leather notes. My visual interpretation evokes the creative, sensual, free spirited … Continue reading

Topanga Earth Day

Join me at Topanga Earth Day this weekend to celebrate Mother Earth. This is a rocking event and will include many musical performances including Donna Delory, Daniel Bambaata Marley (Bob Marley’s grandson), Leon Mobley drum circle (Sunday, I intend to drum), speakers, yoga, … Continue reading

Perfume, Art, Love, More

Even though my wife Roxana Villa and I work out of our home sometimes we are not privy to what each other is doing because our studios are in different locations. I get lost in my projects and sometimes do … Continue reading