Category Archives: Recent-Récent

An assortment of recent blogs, comments and other things Cafargo-esque. Un assortiment de blogues récents, commentaires et autres choses Cafargo-esque.

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Soyuz-1 – variations

The inspiration behind the graphic variations stems from the fatal Soyuz-1 re-entry event back in the 1960s of the Soviet space-race era. As is usual with my visual experimentations, the original drawing is scanned and […]

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500 Billion Sold – variations

More variations on theme as part of the Grishenko graphics series: 500 Billion Sold. The original drawing was scanned and then modified with 2d filters, thus creating new variations to consider for more involved future […]

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Little Kid Nevada – Le P’ti Kid du Nevada

From the sketchbook. Variations on a theme of Little Kid Nevada. Based on an earlier incarnation of the same title, painted in the 1990s as part of the Anthropo-Technikon series. The character of Little Kid Nevada […]

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Funny Farm

Here are a few example variations on a theme, based on a sketch done back in the mid 1990s from the Grishenko conceptual drawings. Enjoy. Pierre.

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Drawings from the Grishenko book project

Here are a few more drawings taken from the Grishenko concept pool, scanned and modified using an array of 2d filters. Enjoy. Pierre D.

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Grishenko novel – concept art variations

Here are more examples taken from a storyboard sketchbook, showing different grfx effects results using some FilterForge 2d tools. In all these examples, the traditional drawing was scanned then transformed with the help of multi-layered […]

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Grishenko grfx novel – “Try the Ice Chai!”

Here are a few sketch variations related to the Geo-engineering scene for the Grishenko graphics novel project. The sketches were originally drawn in pencil and ink, scanned, then re-worked using a variety of 2d FX, […]

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Homage to Jack Kirby – variations

In the spirit of the 100th anniversary of the incredible Jack Kirby, I dedicate these graphic variations, based on Jack Kirby’s Eternals character, ‘Makkari’. Pierre D. Makkari – based on Jack Kirby’s Eternals.

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Experiments with FilterForge – part 5

Continuing with my crazy experiments of transforming scanned original images using a variety of Filterforge filters. This time around, it’s taking a drawing that I made based on a Leonardo painting, entitled ‘Cecilia Gallenari’. I […]

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Experiments with FilterForge filters – part 4

The fascination and experiments with using FilterForge 2d filters continue with these variations on a theme, taken from an 90s multimedia drawing I produced titled ‘Meltdown’. Enjoy. Pierre. ‘Meltdown’