Favorites

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

Weekend Relaxation and Unfamiliar Movies – Pandorum Drawing (12/4/2021) - One of my all-time favorite things is a nice lazy Saturday with the family. It's a fantastic scene from my perspective: We're all upstairs and probably still wearing whatever… (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)
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)
Finished Portraits from the April Giveaway (7/4/2020) - It's taken me quite a while to actually get to the writing portion, but I'm finally sharing the portraits from the most recent giveaway. The original giveaway was back… (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)
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)
Big Kid and Her Apple (10/20/2018) - Wow, has it really been another entire month since I've drawn anything? Sort of a surprising realization, because it feels like I was just writing about how I hadn't… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Drawing with the Kids (8/8/2021) - If you've read many posts on this site, it's probably apparent that I do a lot of drawing with my kids. They have desks set up right next to… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Portrait of Comedian Eric Andre (11/4/2022) - This post continues the discussion of a wild painting weekend I had in October, during which I somehow churned through five paintings. As I've mentioned, this is not at… (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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Elden Ring Art – Tarnished, Maiden, and Grace (3/13/2022) - Like many people, I've been completely transfixed over the last couple of weeks by Elden Ring. The game is basically like wild mashup of Dark Souls, Zelda, and the… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Practicing Scenery Through Video Game Art (1/9/2021) - If you've followed this blog for long, you may have read me roasting myself about various art-related weaknesses. Every artist, amateur and professional alike, has certain things that come… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Mother’s Day Portrait (5/11/2020) - A bit of a delay writing this one, but this post is going to be dedicated to Mother's Day and sharing some related artwork. It's naturally been a bit… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
Jon Stewart Getting Things Done (8/10/2019) - I generally try to avoid wading into the political on Amdall Gallery. I've done it occasionally in the past, like my discussions and data analysis on mass shootings. But… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)
A Dark Tower Redo, One Year Comparison (2/23/2019) - At the start of 2018, I finished what has become one of my favorite fiction novel series; The Dark Tower by Stephen King. If you're not familiar, the story… (click to read more of this randomly selected old favorite)