Kris Mukai draws stuff

Saturday, December 18, 2010


Suuurrvey pics!

Survey is when everyone in my major (Communications Design i.e. advertising, graphic design, and illustration) displays everything they worked on over the past three months.

it's DAAANK.

Sunday, December 12, 2010


My fall term senior show is tomorrow! here is a sneak peek of what I'll be exhibiting... more photos when everything is hung...!

Saturday, December 11, 2010

peeing myself

AAAAAAAHHH The Static Fish crew and I just got an email from our awesome printer-liaison Michael Quinn with photos of the finished print of the next Static Fish issue, they look AMAZING. I cannot wait to get my hands on them and rub them all over my face.

Projected arrival date is Monday!!!!

Thursday, December 9, 2010

more riso projects

OK this art isn't mine, but I printed it~~~ It's the art of Maritsa Patrinos, she draws the web comic Seasonal Depression!

basically I am just trying to become really familiar with the risograph and practice using it a lot. for this book Maritsa wanted some sections in blue and some in purple, so the challenge for me was to make sure the pages and colors matched up back-to-back and color-to-color (since you can only print one color at a time on a risograph).

it went pretty smoothly! the book is about 24 pages so I thought it would take a long time and that I would mess up a lot of test pages, but actually it went a lot faster than I anticipated and with few scrapped paper.


Tuesday, December 7, 2010

mini zine

Sometimes I have to take a break from drawing angry animals, and instead draw stressed out animals....

Here is a small zine of brush and ink cartoons in two colors, blue on one side and purple on the other. They are Risograph printed!

My favorite is the larger picture of the wolf brushing his teeth (i brush my teeth when i'm stressed out). Actually I'm always shocked when people call it a wolf since it was supposed to be a horse, but I didn't give it a mane or hooves so of course now it looks like a wolf!!!

About 20 were printed on pink card stock that you see in the corner of the first image. The card stock is too heavy to keep printing on though..really gave me a lot of trouble, it kept jamming the riso and then to fold it I had to score and double-fold all the folds, time-consuming! They look super good though...!!!!!

Friday, December 3, 2010

more WIPS

verrryyyy small print I'm working on for an exchange folio with my classmates. This is Peter in his role as Eddie from the movie Funeral Parade of Roses. Funeral is a great, twisted movie about Japanese Queens in the 60s, lots of drama~~

you can see some mini books hiding underneath the print there... I made them to give out at the Brooklyn Comic and Graphic Festival tomorrow! (though there's only maybe 30 copies) I'll be volunteering... I'M SO NERVOUS.....

more photos of the mini zines after the show..~~
and I finished the tiger print! but forgot to get a photo, so that will be later this week...!