Happy Holidays!

Posted on Monday 24 December 2007

Hope everyone finds themselves well at the end of 2007.
I would like to take a moment to thank all of you for our continuing support and friendship.
As most of you know, 2007 was quite a crazy year for me. My father fell ill at the start of the year. That eventually got me to make a difficult decision to leave NYC. I moved back to the Bay Area to join Pixar. Meanwhile, our second OOP comic was due right after I moved into a new environment. The Sketchtravel I started with my super friend Gerald Guerlais suddenly took off as a talk-of-the-internet project.

I wouldn’t have been able to survive this life changing 2007 without everyone’s support and encouragement. I am truly convinced that friendship of artists can be so strong that it can go beyond countries, cultures, and ages.

I am planning something similar to Sketchtravel next year which I have yet to be able to announce. I just love the potential of artists!

I wish everyone very happy holidays!!

The latest freelance piece I did for a calender art. The theme was Time Flies. It’s so true isn’t it? That’s why we should do what we need to do today. There may be no tomorrow..

26 Comments for 'Happy Holidays!'

    December 24, 2007 | 4:12 am

    A nice, warming piece.

    You’re right. Time does fly, and it seems like time flies ever faster each year that goes by. It only seems like yesterday when I first heard of Dice, Mike, and the other early birds. I’ve embraced your kind words in the past, and am thankful for that. I’m happy that you’ve endured this year, hopefully coming out stronger, anyone who reads this… yeah YOU!

    Dice, you inspire. *salute* Happy Holidays.

    December 24, 2007 | 11:45 am

    looks great dice!!! Happy holiday to you too. I wish you the best!

    December 24, 2007 | 1:34 pm

    Happy Holidays Dice. I HAS been a busy year for you, wow.
    I hope next year is more relaxed but equally rewarding, full of great painting
    and great friends.

    See you in 2008!

    December 24, 2007 | 2:52 pm

    Amazing, beautiful. Happy Holidays.


    December 25, 2007 | 5:56 am

    You are the Man Dice,. Times goes by so quickly.And you wrote it so well. Very nice painting ! Full of poetry and very subtle. Whatever the challenge you want to take up with, you can count on me my friend !
    Thank you for your big support .

    December 25, 2007 | 1:53 pm

    Happy Holidays to you and your family Dice. 2007 has definitely been a very interesting year man. I hope that 2008 will be a very amazing and enlightening year for all.

    December 25, 2007 | 2:12 pm

    I wish you very happy holidays too!
    Keep doing such beautiful things.

    December 26, 2007 | 7:07 am

    “I am truly convinced that friendship of artists can be so strong that it can go beyond countries, cultures, and ages.”

    Amen to that, man. Hope you had a merry christmas, and that you will keep us amazed many more years.

    December 27, 2007 | 8:50 pm

    Hello!! I have seen your website for the first time today… AWESOME!! your work is breathtaking!! specially all colour art pieces!!! I LOVE IT!! I am very happy I visited your site… CONGRATULATIONS for your work!! It’s really moving and special… Happy Holidays

    December 30, 2007 | 7:44 am

    I love this illustration, Dice. For the compo, for the extraordinary use of light and color, and of course for the graphic poetry of it. Hope this new year would be even better for you, and many thanks for being there doing today what you didn´t expect others to do tomorrow.

    December 31, 2007 | 9:25 am

    Happy New Year Dice! =)

    January 1, 2008 | 5:20 am

    Dice san! Akemashite Omedetou gozaimsu~.
    I really love your piece. The lighting is so amazing! It gives me the sense of calmness… makes me want to buy the calender… humhum
    Please take care! Kotoshimo yoroshiku onegaishimasu.

    January 2, 2008 | 12:54 am

    Another awesome one. You managed to poetically depict this abstract idea. And I absolutely love the subtle colour grad in the sky. Here’s to a great 2008.

    January 2, 2008 | 1:31 pm

    As usual, your color sense makes me ache. Happy 08 to you!

    January 2, 2008 | 9:41 pm


    January 2, 2008 | 11:57 pm

    Happy New Year Dice! Miss you man…We all raise a glass to you on the East coast. Hope to see you again soon…

    January 3, 2008 | 5:50 pm

    Hi Dice, I’m a big fan of your work. Thanks for sharing and Happy New Year.

    January 5, 2008 | 1:51 am

    Holy Moly…….

    January 7, 2008 | 10:45 am

    Great painting Dice.

    January 7, 2008 | 4:33 pm

    dice! lets go paint soon

    January 8, 2008 | 5:56 pm

    Thanks alot. Sorry for not replying your question. Have a great time in Puerto Rico! I hear they have a great salsa scene!!

    thanks man happy new year!

    thanks a lot James! You guys did an amazing job on the last screening. I have to say the movie is in great shape. See you at the sketchcrawl?

    Thanks charles


    Thanks a lot! Are you coming to Comicon this year?

    Thanks so much Damian. What is that movie you posted on your blog lately? Really cool animation

    Yep yep. Hey, Mike Dutton, Alex and I went to the crepe place that’s supposedly from your region in France. they said they took you there too. It was delish!

    Mucas gracias! I saw your blog too. thanks for sharing. LOVE your snowboard art

    Muchas gracias mi amigo! Como estas?
    When is your next book coming? Aggaga, I can’t wait to see your next one!!!!

    thank you and happy new year to you too. You must be super busy lighting Horton now?

    Yeah, I don’t think you can actually buy the calender. It was some sort of promotional prints for the printing company. It came out really nice actually.

    thanks Marco! Keep showing your work on your blog! I’ll be watching!

    Hey man, Happy new year! Are you busy these days?

    thanks dude. Are you in NY these days? Did you ever get the books back from Nash? Man, Nash can never be trusted when it comes to women and art books!

    oh wait… I was just joking buddy…;p

    –Mike Lee
    that’s my words. I am having hard time keeping my ego up after seeing your work! Seems like you are doing well. and keep up your blog please. I use it as my inspiration.

    Thanks ian! I hope to see you in March!

    Ya man. Lets!

    January 9, 2008 | 7:59 am

    It’s the trailer of “Round da Way”, le long métrage of “Les Lascars”.
    “Les Lascars” is a French 2D TV cartoon.
    You can see some episodes here:

    January 11, 2008 | 7:03 am

    wonderful !
    You Have an amazing capacity 😀
    May time be your friend 🙂

    January 14, 2008 | 2:58 pm

    07 was a difficult time for me too. I believe there will be a lot of good things in 2008! wish u the same~~^^

    love this painting very very very very……….much!! I can really feel it!

    February 8, 2008 | 3:03 pm

    beautiful work! i wish i could colour like you!!

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