Favorites

A randomly generated selection of 20 of the artist’s favorites . You could consider it a “best of” page.

Art on a Shopping Cart (2/2/2019) - Any time my family and I take a trip to the grocery store or Target, we absolutely have to grab one of those bulky carts with the dual kid… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Navigating Subtle Facial Expressions (7/14/2021) - In conversations with acquaintances, colleagues, and other various newly-met people, occasionally my drawing hobby comes up. Although not everyone is particularly interested in art, usually I can expect a… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
The Witcher Art, Geralt of Rivia (6/19/2020) - Somewhere towards the beginning of the new COVID-19 home quarantine reality, I finally forced myself to sit down and watch The Witcher Netflix series. I'd heard a lot of… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Musical Virtuoso Mike Patton (4/26/2020) - My senior year of high school, I became friends with a group of guys who I've known multiple decades now (how has it been so long?). Since I don't… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Video Game Museum Scenes (10/19/2019) - A few months ago, during one of our periodic Texas visits, the family and I got a chance to check out the National Videogame Museum in Frisco. As I'm… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
River Oaks Tiny Art Show 2019 (9/28/2019) - I've done a few posts lately somewhat focused on near-term nostalgia, particularly in comparing how my drawings have changed over the last two years. Right about the time I… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Jason Witten’s Retirement – The Secret is in the Dirt (5/5/2018) - "The secret is in the dirt." - Ben Hogan, responding to questions about the secret to his golf swing. He was well-known for his striking ability and for practicing… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Drawing of New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern (8/13/2020) - This post is mostly going to be about a portrait I did of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, but I'll also take a detour to talk about some… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Subject Counts and Wife Solo Portraits (1/5/2019) - Since getting back into drawing in 2017, I've generally been under the impression that most of my artwork has been of my family. I also had a feeling that… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
The Fifth Element – Leeloo Dallas Multipass (5/25/2018) - Last week, I did a sketch from one of my favorite movies, the original Karate Kid. I like how the drawing turned out, but the best byproduct of it… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Dark Tower Villain Improvements (4/18/2020) - I haven't discussed the series in a while, but if you came across this blog any time in early 2018, you were probably greeted with a barrage of posts… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Drawing Friends, Another Yearly Comparison (7/22/2019) - I still feel that overall I am improving as an artist, which is nice to realize after two years of becoming re-involved in this hobby. As I've mentioned before,… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Updating a Wedding Present Portrait (11/1/2019) - Lately, I've been in a bit of an art re-visitation phase. I have been back into the drawing hobby for over two years at this point, which doesn't seem… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Drawing from Unsplash Photos (5/10/2019) - My free time has been pretty well monopolized recently, first with writing a book, and then with figuring out the ins-and-outs of independent publishing. Now that the book is… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Luka Doncic the Surprise MVP Candidate (11/23/2019) - As I've mentioned in a few previous sports-related posts, I am a huge Dallas Mavericks fan. Although I've always loved football, and am (sometimes regrettably) a Dallas Cowboys fan,… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Welcome to Flavortown (4/27/2019) - Is it Flavor Town or Flavortown? I'm actually not sure. Unfortunately, I don't know Guy Fieri, so I can't ask the Mayor of Flavortown about the preferred spelling. Regardless,… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Three-Quarters of the Ghostbusters (10/23/2018) - Back in May, when I was in the middle of a flurry of sketches, I had an idea to draw characters from some of my favorite movies. I started… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Lost Dinosaur Timeline (7/28/2018) - When I was little, I absolutely loved dinosaurs. I know most kids do, but I was sort of obsessed with them. I was all about any book or toy… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Giveaway Winner – The Boo Crew Puppy Drawing (11/25/2020) - I am getting really bad about writing on this blog! I am also not really keeping up with my artwork hobby very well. I have a long term goal… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Back to Basics, Paper Sketch of the Kiddos (6/3/2018) - This weekend, I made my first clumsy attempt at digital art. And over the last couple months, I've been almost exclusively drawing fictional characters from movies, athletes, and performers. That's… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)