Favorites

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

New Home, New Desk, New Art (3/20/2021) - Well, it took quite a bit longer than I anticipated, but it seems things are finally settling down for me and my family. Last year, we started the ball… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Delayed Portrait Giveaway Artwork (6/25/2022) - In my last post, I wrote a bit on the fact that my posts are often a bit delayed from when the artwork is actually finished. As I said… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Poll: Best Drawing Time-Lapse Method? (2/7/2022) - https://poll.fm/11036479 Buried deep towards the end of my last post, I posed the question, "which style of time-lapse drawing progression is your favorite?" I embedded a crowdsignal poll with… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Sharing Multiple Drawings – Another Geralt and Ciri (1/8/2022) - My habits when it comes to artwork typically involve sporadic bursts of motivation. I often tackle one drawing at a time, spending a couple of hours on the project… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Tribute to Dragon’s Dogma, My Favorite Game (5/27/2018) - There will be some spoilers, so be warned. If you're just here for art, scroll to the end. This is a game mostly about the "ever-turning wheel," and how… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Princess Bride Part 3 – Westley and Buttercup in the Fireswamp (5/21/2021) - Where does the time go? It seems like I ask myself that a lot. It's probably on my mind so much lately because I'm rapidly approaching four decades of… (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)
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)
Working Through Artistic Envy (7/16/2019) - I try to be as forthright as possible on this blog about my experiences with art. The site didn't really start with a focused goal in mind, but over… (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)
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)
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)
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)
Self Portrait Comparisons (11/6/2021) - Every once in a while, I find it's nice to attempt a self-portrait. After all, what face are you more familiar with than your own? My kids and wife… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Youtuber Art Series, Marques Brownlee (MKBHD) (9/19/2020) - Although you probably wouldn't be able to tell based on how sporadically I've been posting, over the last few months I have wanted to focus a bit more on… (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)
More Throwback Practice Art (6/24/2018) - A couple months ago, I did some sketches that took their inspiration from the many "historical photo" Twitter accounts out there. One was a not-very-accurate Jimi Hendrix, and the… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
A Family Portrait from New Orleans (7/23/2018) - It seems like I haven't posted much lately, which is confirmed when I look at the monthly archive counts on my sidebar. Over the last year, I think I've… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
European Travel via Mediterranean Cruise – Tips and Thoughts (8/29/2022) - This write-up covers some tips and thoughts regarding European travel, specifically when taking a Mediterranean Cruise. Like a lot of the world, we haven't traveled much over the last… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Radio Favorites – Art Bell and his Many Shows (3/31/2018) - Often when I draw, I'm also talking with the family, listening to my oldest make up stories, or absorbing the kids' show-of-the-moment in the background. When those things aren't… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)