Rankings & Lists

This page is designed to show rankings and lists of posts from Amdall Gallery. For now, this includes lists of the top posts of all time based on total comments made, the top posts over the last 30 days based on page views (similar to the sidebar widget to the right), most recent posts, and another random generator at the end. I may come up with more over time, who knows?

Top 15 Posts, Based on Total Comments

  1. Subscriber Appreciation Giveaway (4/19/2018) by Jon Amdall- Welcome to the last portion of a series of posts thanking subscribers, showing my appreciation… Read More
  2. Custom Portrait Giveaway (5/23/2018) by Jon Amdall- In this poll asking if anyone would be interested in a giveaway if it only… Read More
  3. Digital Drawing is Really Hard (6/3/2018) by Jon Amdall- I am generally very interested in tech-related things, and love to waste money on gadgets.… Read More
  4. Subscriber Thanks, Some Artist Site Favorites (4/5/2018) by Jon Amdall- To my continued surprise, this website has gained more subscribers than I ever would have… Read More
  5. Two Concurrent Sketches, Dad and the Girls (3/29/2018) by Jon Amdall- Welcome to part two of this reckless "drawing two things at once" series. Basically, I… Read More
  6. Radio Favorites – Art Bell and his Many Shows (3/31/2018) by Jon Amdall- Often when I draw, I'm also talking with the family, listening to my oldest make… Read More
  7. Getting Back into Art (9/2/2017) by Jon Amdall- Even though I have always enjoyed it, it's been years since I've actually sat down,… Read More
  8. Preferred Medium, Process, and Frequently Used Colors (5/30/2018) by Jon Amdall- A few days ago on my Gary Oldman post, there was a comment asking what… Read More
  9. Fezzik and Inigo from the Princess Bride, A Warm-Up (4/17/2018) by Jon Amdall- Despite wanting to put pencil to paper, it's been a few weeks since I've drawn… Read More
  10. First Attempt at Art with Color (1/6/2018) by Jon Amdall- This may be a little surprising, but I've never really worked with color. Well, back… Read More
  11. Contest Drawing – Tiny Art (9/8/2017) by Jon Amdall- A co-worker told me recently about an interesting art show coming up; it's called the… Read More
  12. Advertisements on Amdall Gallery (12/3/2018) by Jon Amdall- I've been thinking about the advertisements on this site quite a bit lately. The purpose… Read More
  13. Dark Tower Drawing – Campfire Outside the City of Lud (10/8/2017) by Jon Amdall- In my last post, I discussed an idea for a drawing related to Stephen King's… Read More
  14. Back in Time Part 3 – Last Batch Before the Long Break (1/24/2018) by Jon Amdall- Welcome back for part three of the "old sketches from Jon" series. Previously, we looked at… Read More
  15. Cryptocurrency Experiment – New Set of Coins, End of Year Update (12/16/2017) by Jon Amdall- As we approach the new year, the cryptocurrency markets are booming once again. It seems… Read More

Top 20 Posts, Based on Views from the Last 30 Days

  1. Self Portrait, Shadow and Contrast Struggles (12/22/2018) by Jon Amdall- I came across a really interesting article a few days ago called How to Be… Read More
  2. Subject Counts and Wife Solo Portraits (1/5/2019) by Jon Amdall- Since getting back into drawing in 2017, I've generally been under the impression that most… Read More
  3. Excel Function Cheat Sheet (10/4/2017) by Jon Amdall- As a huge Excel fanatic, over the years I've amassed a nice collection of spreadsheets;… Read More
  4. New Phone Quest Revisited – Pixel 3 vs Pixel 2 (12/20/2018) by Jon Amdall- About a year ago, I wrote about my quest for a new smartphone. The general… Read More
  5. Ron Swanson, The Simpsons, and New Parents (1/11/2019) by Jon Amdall- My most recent drawing is sort of a random one. I guess most of them… Read More
  6. Art from an Internet Meme (11/5/2018) by Jon Amdall- The Millennial generation is known for many things, including craft beer, skinny jeans, and "destroying"… Read More
  7. Art Prompts from Pinterest Part 1 (11/19/2018) by Jon Amdall- When I started sharing artwork on this site, eventually I decided to create social media… Read More
  8. Mass Shooting Data Update, Ideas to Reverse the Trend (2/21/2018) by Jon Amdall- This is going to be somewhat of a duplication of my post from October on… Read More
  9. Well, I’m no Albert Einstein (11/7/2018) by Jon Amdall- This week, I worked on a sketch of legendary hair model Albert Einstein (I hear… Read More
  10. Preferred Medium, Process, and Frequently Used Colors (5/30/2018) by Jon Amdall- A few days ago on my Gary Oldman post, there was a comment asking what… Read More
  11. Art Prompts from Pinterest Part 2 (11/19/2018) by Jon Amdall- Welcome to part two of this series of sketches based on Pinterest art prompts. In… Read More
  12. The Fifth Element – Gary Oldman’s Zorg (5/25/2018) by Jon Amdall- Welcome to part two of this run of drawings from The Fifth Element. In the… Read More
  13. A 2018 Liebster Award for Amdall Gallery (7/21/2018) by Jon Amdall- As you can see from the title, this site was nominated for a Liebster Award,… Read More
  14. My Attempted Tribute to Emmitt Smith (5/15/2018) by Jon Amdall- A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post about one of my favorite Dallas… Read More
  15. Dark Tower Drawing – Campfire Outside the City of Lud (10/8/2017) by Jon Amdall- In my last post, I discussed an idea for a drawing related to Stephen King's… Read More
  16. The Laundry Basket Girls (12/7/2018) by Jon Amdall- I've been all over the place lately with my sketches, jumping around to varied subjects… Read More
  17. The Fifth Element – Leeloo Dallas Multipass (5/25/2018) by Jon Amdall- Last week, I did a sketch from one of my favorite movies, the original Karate… Read More
  18. More Throwback Practice Art (6/24/2018) by Jon Amdall- A couple months ago, I did some sketches that took their inspiration from the many… Read More
  19. Dancing Dad – Drawing from a Video (11/12/2017) by Jon Amdall- A couple months ago, we took the family to North Park Mall in Dallas. While… Read More
  20. Jason Witten’s Retirement – The Secret is in the Dirt (5/5/2018) by Jon Amdall- "The secret is in the dirt." - Ben Hogan, responding to questions about the secret… Read More

10 Most Recent Research/Analysis Posts

  1. Advertisements on Amdall Gallery (12/3/2018) by Jon Amdall- I've been thinking about the advertisements on this site quite a bit lately. The purpose… Read More
  2. One Year Site Anniversary (9/7/2018) by Jon Amdall- It's a little hard to believe, but it's been a year now since I rebooted… Read More
  3. Drafting Doncic – The Mavericks’ Future is Bright (6/23/2018) by Jon Amdall- The NBA draft was Thursday night, and I've been obsessing about it for at least… Read More
  4. Milestone Statistics, Unnecessarily Detailed Data (4/8/2018) by Jon Amdall- Welcome to part two of three in a series of posts thanking readers, and taking… Read More
  5. Mass Shooting Data Update, Ideas to Reverse the Trend (2/21/2018) by Jon Amdall- This is going to be somewhat of a duplication of my post from October on… Read More
  6. Cryptocurrency Experiment – the Inevitable Crash, 6 Month Update (2/2/2018) by Jon Amdall- Well, here we are at the six month mark of this cryptocurrency experiment. Aside from… Read More
  7. My Experience Wearing a Fitness Tracker for a Year (1/11/2018) by Jon Amdall- In late February 2017, I started wearing a fitness tracking band. I bought a Fitbit… Read More
  8. Airline Fleet Totals, Leg Room Analysis Revisited (1/1/2018) by Jon Amdall- Happy New Year, all! I'm going to start 2018 by revisiting something I've wanted to… Read More
  9. Cryptocurrency Experiment – New Set of Coins, End of Year Update (12/16/2017) by Jon Amdall- As we approach the new year, the cryptocurrency markets are booming once again. It seems… Read More
  10. Cryptocurrency Experiment, Thanksgiving Update (11/26/2017) by Jon Amdall- Although I just wrote an update on my cryptocurrency experiment about a week ago, I… Read More

10 Most Recent Art Posts

  1. Ron Swanson, The Simpsons, and New Parents (1/11/2019) by Jon Amdall- My most recent drawing is sort of a random one. I guess most of them… Read More
  2. Subject Counts and Wife Solo Portraits (1/5/2019) by Jon Amdall- Since getting back into drawing in 2017, I've generally been under the impression that most… Read More
  3. Self Portrait, Shadow and Contrast Struggles (12/22/2018) by Jon Amdall- I came across a really interesting article a few days ago called How to Be… Read More
  4. The Laundry Basket Girls (12/7/2018) by Jon Amdall- I've been all over the place lately with my sketches, jumping around to varied subjects… Read More
  5. Art Prompts from Pinterest Part 2 (11/19/2018) by Jon Amdall- Welcome to part two of this series of sketches based on Pinterest art prompts. In… Read More
  6. Art Prompts from Pinterest Part 1 (11/19/2018) by Jon Amdall- When I started sharing artwork on this site, eventually I decided to create social media… Read More
  7. Well, I’m no Albert Einstein (11/7/2018) by Jon Amdall- This week, I worked on a sketch of legendary hair model Albert Einstein (I hear… Read More
  8. Art from an Internet Meme (11/5/2018) by Jon Amdall- The Millennial generation is known for many things, including craft beer, skinny jeans, and "destroying"… Read More
  9. Three-Quarters of the Ghostbusters (10/23/2018) by Jon Amdall- Back in May, when I was in the middle of a flurry of sketches, I… Read More
  10. Big Kid and Her Apple (10/20/2018) by Jon Amdall- Wow, has it really been another entire month since I've drawn anything? Sort of a… Read More

20 Random Posts from the Archives

  1. Art from an Internet Meme (11/5/2018)- The Millennial generation is known for many things, including craft beer, skinny jeans, and "destroying"… Read More
  2. Mass Shooting Post-Vegas Data Update, Frustration with Politicians, and Some Ideas (10/3/2017)- Once again, we have to face another horrifying mass shooting event. This time, it was… Read More
  3. The Challenge of a Close-up Family Scene (2/25/2018)-   This is sort of a part two from my post Friday night about drawing… Read More
  4. Back in Time Part 2 – College Study Aids (1/24/2018)- In part two of this series on art time traveling, I'm going to look at… Read More
  5. A Tribute to Faith No More, the Greatest Band of All Time (12/16/2017)- Around 1999, as I was finishing high school, some guys I started hanging around with… Read More
  6. Cryptocurrency Revisited (3-4 Weeks Later) (9/1/2017)- About three weeks ago, I wrote about my first experience purchasing cryptocurrency, covering the basics… Read More
  7. 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… Read More
  8. Preferred Medium, Process, and Frequently Used Colors (5/30/2018)- A few days ago on my Gary Oldman post, there was a comment asking what… Read More
  9. Cryptocurrency Exploration (8/10/2017)- Prior to this week, I honestly didn't know too much about cryptocurrency. I knew the… Read More
  10. 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… Read More
  11. More Video Game Characters – Secret of Mana, Original SNES and Remake (2/4/2018)- I mentioned in a post last week that video games sometimes inspire my sketches. I'm… Read More
  12. Dak Prescott and Jason Witten Sketch (12/9/2017)- Despite the fact that the Dallas Cowboys have consistently rewarded fan loyalty over the past… Read More
  13. More Throwback Practice Art (6/24/2018)- A couple months ago, I did some sketches that took their inspiration from the many… Read More
  14. Three-Quarters of the Ghostbusters (10/23/2018)- Back in May, when I was in the middle of a flurry of sketches, I… Read More
  15. Quiz Results (7/16/2011)- After significant trial and error, I finally nailed displaying survey results on this blog!  It's… Read More
  16. 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… Read More
  17. Snow Day in Louisiana (1/17/2018)- To my amazement, we actually had a real snow event in Louisiana this week. I… Read More
  18. Hometown Series, the Unfinished One (3/25/2018)- At the beginning of this month, I started something I referred to as a "hometown… Read More
  19. Google Local Guide Widget (8/6/2017)- Is it possible to add a widget or something that shows my Google Local Guide… Read More
  20. 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… Read More