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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="2317" img_size="full" onclick="custom_link" img_link_target="_blank" qode_css_animation="" link="https://www.etsy.com/listing/473999599/son-of-man-11x14-art-print?ref=shop_home_active_1"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]This started out as a commissioned piece but it turned into more than that for me. Like many that grew up as a Christian you grew up with this image...

This is the first episode of our brand new "I See Pixels Podcast", created by David and Anthony Cavins. We are both graphic and web designers so we created a platform to discuss design in everyday situations. In our first episode "What are those?" we discuss branding vs....

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: A story of love and race centered around a young man and woman from Nigeria who face difficult choices and challenges in the countries they come to call home. http://amzn.to/2d7BzgE Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler: When unattended environmental and economic crises...

Shadowshaper by author Daniel Jose Older Book Review Get the book https://www.amazon.com/Shadowshaper-Daniel-Jos%C3%A9-Older/dp/133803247X/ref=sr_1_1?s=musical-instruments&ie=UTF8&qid=1473345973&sr=8-1&keywords=shadowshaper Follow Us @antcave @lavettesade...

[gallery ids="2280,2279,2278"] Peace of Mine This was a challenging piece.  Someone contacted me about a piece I had for sale that they liked but wished it had a different background color. I offered to do an original for the same price and they accepted.  The challenge came...

I'm not sure why it's been a rule for me but I for the most part avoid doing a lot of "fanart".  I'm sure in some ways it's held me back as far as exposure but dammit I do what i want lol.  Sometimes however...

I recently had an opportunity to design something for my favorite podcast FanBros "FanBros.com is a natural extension of the FanBrosShow podcast, with articles, reviews and previews that focus on exploring the diverse world of nerd culture and all that it represents. From editorials to the...

Did some live painting over the weekend.  The first time I did live painting was while I had a show up at Lowe Mill.  It was s fun experience but kinda weird because people kept walking up behind me watching and I didn't realize they...

I had an opportunity to design a couple of shirts for The Artery "Designed locally, printed locally, free range organic models sourced locally We have awesome t-shirts designed by our very own artists; Christina Wegman, Anthony Cavins, Jena Salvetti, and Marcella Roberts. We partnered with Green Pea...

Some people would consider important work to be that piece that makes that one defining statement.  The crowd goes wild, you end up with a loft apartment in some city with a too high cost of living.  All of those things would be great but...

"A wise woman wishes to be no one's enemy; a wise woman refuses to be anyone's victim." - Maya Angelou This is one of the first pieces I began for my most recent show "Wait, Let me Delineate". 23x23 on panel  ...

This piece started out as a quick project to do for a live painting session I did at Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment.  It evolved into a much bigger undertaking and the challenge has been fun. I started out with a photoshoot with a friend...

Pharoahe Monch is one of my favorite artists and this album just adds to my admiration and appreciation for what he brings to the universe. This album is very personal, the production is great and of course it's Pharoahe so the lyricism is amazing as...

When I'm not painting, which is 80% of the time, I try to find time to do some photography. I actually was doing photography before I started taking painting seriously. Photography has helped me with the color choice and compositions I create when painting. Anywho, here...