art ramblings

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[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...

"Ray gun" art print of an original painting from my show entitled "Wait Let Me Delineate" 12x16. I wanted to combine the elegance of an old pirate gun with the awesomeness that is a ray gun. I had fun doing this piece, figuring out how...

Parenting is all about the long game. It’s important to teach kids about the negative and positive things in this world.  Balance in all things. I truly fear for my son more than I’d like to admit.  It’s more important than ever to give your...

I came across this video a couple of weeks ago and figured I'd share. It you plan to be a "working artist" it's important to get you business together and learn how to deal with clients.  One of the most important things I've learned in...