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Ahmet toddler portrait

An iPad + finger paint portrait of a one year old in Turkey, somewhere between sad and happy.

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Ahmet toddler portrait

An iPad + finger paint portrait of a one year old in Turkey, somewhere between sad and happy.

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Sheryl Sandberg portrait head

One more portrait to go along with Jack Dorsey, this time of Facebook leader Sheryl Sandberg.

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Sheryl Sandberg portrait head

One more portrait to go along with Jack Dorsey, this time of Facebook leader Sheryl Sandberg.

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Jack Dorsey portrait head

A portrait of the Twitter/Square leader Jack Dorsey. For another project, but here just in case it is of use to other people.

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Jack Dorsey portrait head

A portrait of the Twitter/Square leader Jack Dorsey. For another project, but here just in case it is of use to other people.

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Woman and Cat

A sketch from back in Turkey a few years ago — a woman talking to a cat, I can’t remember if I ever saw this or just made it up.

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Woman and Cat

A sketch from back in Turkey a few years ago — a woman talking to a cat, I can’t remember if I ever saw this or just made it up.

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Palo Alto Diagnoses

This is from a few years ago, so they might not all be the same afflictions they used to be. In case you can’t read my handwriting: 1) Steve Jobs Dysmorphia, when you think you are a mad genius who

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Palo Alto Diagnoses

This is from a few years ago, so they might not all be the same afflictions they used to be. In case you can’t read my handwriting: 1) Steve Jobs Dysmorphia, when you think you are a mad genius who

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Donald Trumpness

I made this sketch a few years ago for another cartoon, but here it is once again, just in case anyone needs another image of him.

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Donald Trumpness

I made this sketch a few years ago for another cartoon, but here it is once again, just in case anyone needs another image of him.

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Colombian museum sketchbook

I was in Bogota a few months ago and went to the Gold Museum, full of artifacts and ancient images. I had to take a few sketches of the shapes, the faces, the forms!

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Colombian museum sketchbook

I was in Bogota a few months ago and went to the Gold Museum, full of artifacts and ancient images. I had to take a few sketches of the shapes, the faces, the forms!

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Meryem when she is bigger

A drawing from Turkey! Making a future-portrait of a little girl, of what she will look like when she is grown up (a little).

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Meryem when she is bigger

A drawing from Turkey! Making a future-portrait of a little girl, of what she will look like when she is grown up (a little).

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The Road from Kayseri to Bor

A mobile phone drawing from my latest trip to Turkey, to central Anatolia, with the little villages in the hills.

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The Road from Kayseri to Bor

A mobile phone drawing from my latest trip to Turkey, to central Anatolia, with the little villages in the hills.

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Postcard from Newfoundland

I made this drawing last year at this time, for Newfoundland when I went there (8 months pregnant and all..) In person, it is indeed that full of colorful houses, but the water is a little more purply & scary.

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Postcard from Newfoundland

I made this drawing last year at this time, for Newfoundland when I went there (8 months pregnant and all..) In person, it is indeed that full of colorful houses, but the water is a little more purply & scary.

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Hungarian Donuts

On a recent trip to Budapest, I was taken with the arts & crafts styles of Hungarian dresses, pillows, and other felt things. So I drew some Central European inspired donuts.

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Hungarian Donuts

On a recent trip to Budapest, I was taken with the arts & crafts styles of Hungarian dresses, pillows, and other felt things. So I drew some Central European inspired donuts.

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Woman in Yellow

A cartoon of a Turkish aunt (teyze).

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Woman in Yellow

A cartoon of a Turkish aunt (teyze).

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Abstract Teyze

A phone drawing of a Turkish Teyze (aunt). Drawn over a Nescafe in Eskisehir. Colors!

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Abstract Teyze

A phone drawing of a Turkish Teyze (aunt). Drawn over a Nescafe in Eskisehir. Colors!

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Engagement Love Drawing

As requested by a soon-to-be-wed couple, my slight parody of bad engagement photos — but keeping it relatively classy & not too vulgar or cheesy.

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Engagement Love Drawing

As requested by a soon-to-be-wed couple, my slight parody of bad engagement photos — but keeping it relatively classy & not too vulgar or cheesy.

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Rough sketches on teal

An old drawing, from a few years ago, trying to plan out some possible t-shirt designs

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Rough sketches on teal

An old drawing, from a few years ago, trying to plan out some possible t-shirt designs

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Yagmur L’Amour

In Turkish & French, The Rain, The Love. Yagmur means rain in Turkish.

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Yagmur L’Amour

In Turkish & French, The Rain, The Love. Yagmur means rain in Turkish.

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Self portrait in 10 lines or under

A quick self-portrait in as few lines as I could — I even sacrificed my eyebrows for brevity. It’s a nice challenge, I encourage you to do the same!

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Self portrait in 10 lines or under

A quick self-portrait in as few lines as I could — I even sacrificed my eyebrows for brevity. It’s a nice challenge, I encourage you to do the same!

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I am not a Potato

An illustrated quote I attribute to my baby, protesting his parents’ incessant food-to-baby metaphors.   

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I am not a Potato

An illustrated quote I attribute to my baby, protesting his parents’ incessant food-to-baby metaphors.   

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Lily Pads on squiggles

  Another phone sketch, trying out different drawing apps. This one is from Samsung’s notebook app.

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Lily Pads on squiggles

  Another phone sketch, trying out different drawing apps. This one is from Samsung’s notebook app.

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Eggs in a nest

Trying out my new phone’s sketching abilities. This is with the Android app Artflow

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Eggs in a nest

Trying out my new phone’s sketching abilities. This is with the Android app Artflow

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Doodles on blue dots

A passing the time sketch on my phone

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Doodles on blue dots

A passing the time sketch on my phone

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Pattern on grey

An abstract sketch, turning doodles into a pattern.

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Pattern on grey

An abstract sketch, turning doodles into a pattern.

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Lawyers and everyone else

A doodle that I colored in as I was trying to think of some illustrations for a consumer law project.

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Lawyers and everyone else

A doodle that I colored in as I was trying to think of some illustrations for a consumer law project.

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Zen Door planning sketches

For this week’s Market Street Prototyping Festival, I’m on a team that’s building out ‘Zen Door’ — to be installed for 3 days on Market Street in the financial district of San Francisco. Here are some of my sketches for

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Zen Door planning sketches

For this week’s Market Street Prototyping Festival, I’m on a team that’s building out ‘Zen Door’ — to be installed for 3 days on Market Street in the financial district of San Francisco. Here are some of my sketches for

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Zen Door ritual flows

As part of my Zen Door project for the Market Street Prototyping Festival in San Francisco, I’ve created some signage for the public space design — little rituals that we offer to our users. Here are the sketched out Signs.

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Zen Door ritual flows

As part of my Zen Door project for the Market Street Prototyping Festival in San Francisco, I’ve created some signage for the public space design — little rituals that we offer to our users. Here are the sketched out Signs.

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Bicycle Coffee Brew

A concept I had for a pedal-able brew machine — as you get out the door for your morning bike commute, have a coffee station on the back of your bike.

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Bicycle Coffee Brew

A concept I had for a pedal-able brew machine — as you get out the door for your morning bike commute, have a coffee station on the back of your bike.

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Zen Bicycling

I managed to make it one mile, from Stanford’s student union down to El Camino, without one pedal. It was slow & wonderful!

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Zen Bicycling

I managed to make it one mile, from Stanford’s student union down to El Camino, without one pedal. It was slow & wonderful!

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This nose conquered Istanbul

A true quote I heard from the middle of TUrkey.

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This nose conquered Istanbul

A true quote I heard from the middle of TUrkey.

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Scene from a Palo Alto cafe

A quick line drawing on red from University Ave in Palo Alto

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Scene from a Palo Alto cafe

A quick line drawing on red from University Ave in Palo Alto

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Building from Washington DC

A drawing I made 3 years ago now, while in DC, a building close to the White House.

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Building from Washington DC

A drawing I made 3 years ago now, while in DC, a building close to the White House.

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