Hand painted signage on drumskin

January 12, 2015 § Leave a comment

Some process shots from a recent project designing and painting marquis signage for a café, on drumskins. I’ll post more pics (including complete logo design) once they are installed. These ones show the process of prepping the skins to make them look old, and some of the hand lettering. The skins (one is 28″ the other is 16″) will be mounted on drums with lights inside. Can’t wait to see how they look!
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Drumskin Pop Up Shop now open!

May 8, 2014 § Leave a comment

In the cadre of my SPRING FLING ART SALE I’m excited to announce the opening of my first Drumskin Pop Up Shop, now up at AIMEEVANDRIMMELEN.COM! A selection of unsold drumskin paintings dating all the way back to 2008 are now available for sale, and at great prices (up to 50% off, including framing). I can’t wait to frame these pieces up and ship them out to new homes. I invite you to head on over and take a look while the shop is open. Who knows, maybe you’ll find the perfect piece for your home!
Sale ends May 18 2014. 10% of proceeds will go to benefit local environmental organizations. Please get in touch if you’ve got any questions!


Drumskin paintings now at Mammoth & Co.

October 24, 2013 § 2 Comments

Two of my original drumskin paintings are available for sale for the first time at Mammoth & CompanyI Thought They Knew Where They Were Going A & B are painted with ink on 28″ marching band drumskins. These photos were shot in my studio by Troy Moth. Click the images to visit the Mammoth site! Questions? Drop me a line anytime! Prints of these images are also available. See more drumskins here!

New Drumskin: Turkey Vulture

August 9, 2013 § Leave a comment

I’ve been continuing to sneak in some visually creative work while on the road. This drumskin was commissioned by a talented percussionist based on the east coast of Canada. I was quite happy to get the ink out and paint this skin for his bass drum during a break from tour. The bird is a turkey vulture, a scavenger with a huge wing span that is built for gliding on thermals in search of food. Here are some process photos…

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New Drumskin: American White Pelican

June 2, 2013 § Leave a comment

One of my favourite birds, we imagine this one is taking off out of the water,  the spray coming off its wings. 26″ drumskin framed with charcoal drum hoop.

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(((HOVER))) Now up @ Ritual

November 22, 2012 § Leave a comment

HOVER is now up at Ritual (1026 Valencia, San Francisco). Thanks to everyone who came out to the opening, and for all your kind comments. Read more about the show, and browse the drumskins here!

Framing (((HOVER)))…

November 12, 2012 § Leave a comment

Almost done framing my drumskins for (((HOVER))), which goes up tonight. Can’t wait to see them all together on the wall. The opening is this Friday at Ritual (1026 Valencia) – if you’re in the Bay area come on down/spread the word! Big thanks to my friend (and talented artist) Kate Bonner for letting me use her gorgeous studio for all this set up, and all her other help. Now let’s party!

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