The Kikusui cans are finally here! Yusho asked me to create a series of six custom can designs for them over a year ago, and the first batch of them are finally for sale. I’m so pleased with how they came out – it can be really tricky to convert hand-drawn and hand-painted artwork […]
A few months ago I helped make a series of specialty videos for DePauw University’s 21st Century Musician project. Taking some amazing lectures from Melissa Snoza of Fifth House Ensemble, I spent a few weeks plotting and storyboarding them, and then lettered and illustrated the whole thing, “live.” It was a little nervewracking! But […]
It’s that time of year again! Fun fact: the day after I made these, I got approached by a reporter who asked me lots of questions about the snowstorm, and you can read what I said about it here!
Not long ago, the head chef at Hyde Park restaurant A10 brought me some slate sandwich boards and asked me to paint them up for him. I’d done this already for Billy Sunday, and he wanted a few similar boards for his restaurant.
Normally, I work in pencil (which is erasable) or pen & […]
Fat Rice wanted to roll out a new Macanese Brunch menu, and they needed marketing materials. The pig going crazy eating dim sum was the chef’s idea, and it was maybe one of the most fun things I’ve gotten to draw lately. It was easily one of the most fun to research, since I […]
Luna de Cuernos performances have started!
“Throughout the story, Becan’s charming illustrations are simple but vibrant, full of expression, humor, and mystery. As a sextet, Becan and 5HE succeeded in creating a cohesive artistic product and transformative concert experience.”
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I’ve been isolating some of the dishes from my comic pieces for Yusho for a marketing piece, and I’m really pleased with how they look separated from the text!
March is apparently a good month for Google alerts. Check out this great writeup in this month’s Chicago Social magazine!
Also here is a great article about my art at the new Las Vegas Yusho restaurant, on Eater.com!
“What happens when the city’s hottest restaurant bottles its dish-transforming sauces? The world gets fired up.”
Fat Rice’s new hot sauces – and their pretty labels that I drew – got a really nice writeup on Daily Candy this week!