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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Back in Time Part 1 – High School Sketches (1/23/2018) by Jon Amdall - I was doing a little website housecleaning, and saw I had uploaded a bunch of Read More
  13. Star Trek’s Captain Picard, This Time in Color (4/28/2018) by Jon Amdall - Back in December 2017, before I switched over to color drawings, I sketched a scene Read More
  14. Back to the Dark Tower – Susannah, Jake, and Oy Drawing (1/13/2018) by Jon Amdall - It's been a couple weeks since I finished the Dark Tower series, and I still Read More
  15. A Tribute to Faith No More, the Greatest Band of All Time (12/16/2017) by Jon Amdall - Around 1999, as I was finishing high school, some guys I started hanging around with Read More

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

  1. 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
  2. Getting Some Right Brain Exercise, Sketching Video Game Characters (1/27/2018) by Jon Amdall - The last handful of posts I made were "back in time" topics (1, 2, 3), Read More
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. More Video Game Characters – Secret of Mana, Original SNES and Remake (2/4/2018) by Jon Amdall - I mentioned in a post last week that video games sometimes inspire my sketches. I'm Read More
  6. Sneezing Lady (or Maybe Crying? Yawning?) (5/6/2018) by Jon Amdall - As I was browsing around a few days ago, I came across this article about Read More
  7. Star Trek’s Captain Picard, This Time in Color (4/28/2018) by Jon Amdall - Back in December 2017, before I switched over to color drawings, I sketched a scene Read More
  8. Almost a Sketch Request, Sam Carrying Frodo (4/20/2018) by Jon Amdall - In the comments of an Instagram post I made on my last sketch (Fezzik and Read More
  9. Messing Up a Guardians of the Galaxy Drawing (4/29/2018) by Jon Amdall - I'm sure I've said this in many other posts...but sometimes drawings work out, and sometimes Read More
  10. Inspiration from Twitter, Historical Photo Account Part 1 (4/22/2018) by Jon Amdall - It seems I'm always on the search for art subjects lately. And since I can Read More
  11. 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
  12. Rock and Roll Beethoven, Historical Photo Account Part 2 (4/22/2018) by Jon Amdall - Continuing on with the second post in a two part series, the subject of this Read More
  13. A Masterpiece from My Oldest Daughter (5/9/2018) by Jon Amdall - Naturally, this site is primarily focused on things that I've drawn. That makes sense, it's 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. Excel Function Cheat Sheet – Jon’s Personal Reference Page (10/4/2017) by Jon Amdall - As a huge Excel fanatic, over the years I've amassed a nice collection of spreadsheets; Read More
  16. A New Type of Subject – My Sister’s Cat (5/17/2018) by Jon Amdall - When we were visiting family Mother's Day weekend, I was talking to my sister about Read More
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. Mass Shooting Post-Vegas Data Update, Frustration with Politicians, and Some Ideas (10/3/2017) by Jon Amdall - Once again, we have to face another horrifying mass shooting event. This time, it was Read More
  20. Quest for a New Phone – Google Pixel 2 vs Pixel 2XL vs Samsung Galaxy (11/3/2017) by Jon Amdall - A couple months ago, as my Samsung Galaxy S7 really started to show its age Read More

10 Most Recent Research/Analysis Posts

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Cryptocurrency Experiment, 3 Month Status Update (11/16/2017) by Jon Amdall - In early August, I wrote about my experiences learning about cryptocurrency, and my first dive Read More
  9. Website Milestone (10/5/2017) by Jon Amdall - This is surely not a huge deal for many websites, but from my perspective, this Read More
  10. Mass Shooting Post-Vegas Data Update, Frustration with Politicians, and Some Ideas (10/3/2017) by Jon Amdall - Once again, we have to face another horrifying mass shooting event. This time, it was Read More

10 Most Recent Art Posts

  1. Mr. Miyagi and Daniel from the Karate Kid (5/19/2018) by Jon Amdall - I've been home sick for a few days, and felt a bit like drawing...unfortunately, I Read More
  2. A New Type of Subject – My Sister’s Cat (5/17/2018) by Jon Amdall - When we were visiting family Mother's Day weekend, I was talking to my sister about Read More
  3. 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
  4. A Masterpiece from My Oldest Daughter (5/9/2018) by Jon Amdall - Naturally, this site is primarily focused on things that I've drawn. That makes sense, it's Read More
  5. Sneezing Lady (or Maybe Crying? Yawning?) (5/6/2018) by Jon Amdall - As I was browsing around a few days ago, I came across this article about Read More
  6. 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
  7. Messing Up a Guardians of the Galaxy Drawing (4/29/2018) by Jon Amdall - I'm sure I've said this in many other posts...but sometimes drawings work out, and sometimes Read More
  8. Star Trek’s Captain Picard, This Time in Color (4/28/2018) by Jon Amdall - Back in December 2017, before I switched over to color drawings, I sketched a scene Read More
  9. Rock and Roll Beethoven, Historical Photo Account Part 2 (4/22/2018) by Jon Amdall - Continuing on with the second post in a two part series, the subject of this Read More
  10. Inspiration from Twitter, Historical Photo Account Part 1 (4/22/2018) by Jon Amdall - It seems I'm always on the search for art subjects lately. And since I can Read More

20 Random Posts from the Archives

  1. How to Increase Website Traffic…Apparently (8/16/2017) - Ages ago in the early 2000s, I got an itch to learn about web design, Read More
  2. Cryptocurrency Exploration (8/10/2017) - Prior to this week, I honestly didn't know too much about cryptocurrency. I knew the Read More
  3. 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 Read More
  4. Fezzik and Inigo from the Princess Bride, A Warm-Up (4/17/2018) - Despite wanting to put pencil to paper, it's been a few weeks since I've drawn Read More
  5. Mass Shooting Research Part 1; Mother Jones Data (8/7/2017) - This is part one of a four post series. The most recent post includes an Read More
  6. Current Shading Process, Portrait Flow (3/24/2018) - As I scroll through Amdall Gallery's main page, I can't help but notice how my Read More
  7. 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
  8. Snow Day in Louisiana (1/17/2018) - To my amazement, we actually had a real snow event in Louisiana this week. I Read More
  9. Buying Shirts, Artwork from Ads (2/9/2018) - What's the most commercial inspiration for art you can think of? Maybe a series on Read More
  10. My Attempted Tribute to Emmitt Smith (5/15/2018) - A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post about one of my favorite Dallas Read More
  11. Federal Budget Graphics (Old Data) (8/13/2017) - I was going through some of my older spreadsheets and data sets, and came across Read More
  12. Dancing Dad – Drawing from a Video (11/12/2017) - A couple months ago, we took the family to North Park Mall in Dallas. While Read More
  13. Hometown Series, Distinguished Gentlemen Chatting (3/4/2018) - Continuing on with my "hometown series" of sketches, here's part two. In the first drawing, Read More
  14. 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
  15. Getting Back into Art (9/2/2017) - Even though I have always enjoyed it, it's been years since I've actually sat down, Read More
  16. Family Portrait, Thanksgiving Scene (This One Needs Work) (11/27/2017) - This one seemed simple enough, since I've been doing so many family sketches. I set Read More
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. Quest for a New Phone – Google Pixel 2 vs Pixel 2XL vs Samsung Galaxy (11/3/2017) - A couple months ago, as my Samsung Galaxy S7 really started to show its age Read More