Favorites

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

Drawing Models and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (8/20/2019) - One of my favorite things about browsing the Internet is how easy it is to randomly discover something new. That could involve stumbling upon an informative subreddit, finding a… (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)
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)
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)
Pandemic Social Distancing Artwork (3/19/2020) - Writing about artwork during a global pandemic really isn't something I expected to be doing at all. Yet here we are in an escalating health and financial crisis and… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Scenes from a Mr. Bungle Concert (5/7/2020) - Welcome to the part two continuation of this Mike Patton-related discussion! In the first post, the write-up was centered around musician extraordinaire Mike Patton and his bands, with a… (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)
Ron Swanson, The Simpsons, and New Parents (1/11/2019) - My most recent drawing is sort of a random one. I guess most of them are, but this was a very spur-of-the-moment thing. I was watching TV and saw… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Inspiration from Twitter, Historical Photo Account Part 1 (4/22/2018) - It seems I'm always on the search for art subjects lately. And since I can be somewhat creatively limited when it comes to drawing, the best resources have been… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Almost a Sketch Request, Sam Carrying Frodo (4/20/2018) - In the comments of an Instagram post I made on my last sketch (Fezzik and Inigo from the Princess Bride), one of my longtime friends responded with "Sam and… (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)
Two Concurrent Sketches, Dad and the Girls (3/29/2018) - Welcome to part two of this reckless "drawing two things at once" series. Basically, I was so pumped up from feeling like I've actually been improving, I decided to… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Video Game Art, Pillars of Eternity Group (1/23/2019) - Lately, I've been playing a game called Pillars of Eternity II quite a bit. Even going back to when I was a kid playing our old NES/SNES, I've enjoyed… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Experimenting with Light Sources (6/25/2019) - I surprised myself a bit following my last post by jumping immediately into another project. I hadn't planned to do so, but I found myself just sort of sitting… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Self Portrait, Shadow and Contrast Struggles (12/22/2018) - I came across a really interesting article a few days ago called How to Be an Artist - 33 Rules to Take you from Clueless Amateur to Generational Talent… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Star Trek’s Captain Picard, This Time in Color (4/28/2018) - Back in December 2017, before I switched over to color drawings, I sketched a scene with my three favorite characters from Star Trek. It featured Captain Picard, La Forge,… (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)
More Stranger Things Artwork (3/4/2020) - A couple weeks ago, I shared some ramblings about my late discovery of Stranger Things, and how it turns out everyone was right about how much I would love… (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)
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)