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 over the last 30 days based on page views (similar to the sidebar widget to the right) and the top posts of all time based on total comments. I may come up with more over time, who knows?

Top Posts, Based on Views from the Last 30 Days

  1. Fall 2021 Portrait Giveaway (10/19/2021) by Jon Amdall - It's been quite a long time since I've done a portrait giveaway - somehow, the last one was more than a year ago! It's hard… Read More
  2. Access and VBA Cheat Sheet (5/18/2018) by Jon Amdall - As I've mentioned many times on this site, I am a huge fan of Microsoft's data-crunching solutions. I've gained a reputation for it too; when… 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; if you've explored this website much, I'm sure you've seen… Read More
  4. Weekend Relaxation and Unfamiliar Movies – Pandorum Drawing (12/4/2021) by Jon Amdall - 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… 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 up stories, or absorbing the kids' show-of-the-moment in the background.… Read More
  6. Drawing from Unsplash Photos (5/10/2019) by Jon Amdall - My free time has been pretty well monopolized recently, first with writing a book, and then with figuring out the ins-and-outs of independent publishing. Now… Read More
  7. How to Make Progression .Gif Images (11/15/2019) by Jon Amdall - If my "archive categories" widget is to be believed, at this point I've written 115 art-related posts on this website. That's pretty surprising to me,… Read More
  8. Sports Salaries Part 2, Positions and Players (9/4/2017) by Jon Amdall - Author's Note: This article was originally published with a major data error, skewing salaries in favor of NBA positions. It has been corrected, and should now… Read More
  9. Round 2 with Color, Dad and Youngest Daughter (1/7/2018) by Jon Amdall - Now that I've gotten my first attempt using colored pencils down, I decided to jump right back into the fire and try again. I think I… Read More
  10. 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 couldn't think of anything, so I just lounged around instead.… Read More
  11. 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 Kid. I like how the drawing turned out, but the… Read More
  12. Drawing Models and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (8/20/2019) by Jon Amdall - 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… Read More
  13. Publishing on Amazon’s KDP and IngramSpark (4/20/2019) by Jon Amdall - As you may have seen on the front page or my ongoing forum thread, I published a book recently! It's something that I've vaguely wanted… Read More
  14. 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 first one, I covered some basics from the film and… Read More
  15. Finished Portraits from the April Giveaway (7/4/2020) by Jon Amdall - 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… Read More
  16. 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. I am the type of person who will have a… Read More
  17. Portrait of a New Nephew (1/10/2020) by Jon Amdall - This is sort of a belated part two for my last post about holiday portrait gifts. In that write-up, I discussed a colored pencil drawing… Read More
  18. Self Portrait Comparisons (11/6/2021) by Jon Amdall - 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?… Read More
  19. New Gadget Fun – Fossil Hybrid HR Collider (11/9/2019) by Jon Amdall - June 2020 Update: After about 6 months of daily (or at least nightly) use, the hour hand of the watch appears to have failed. Re-calibrating… Read More
  20. Reflections on the Dark Tower Series (Spoilers Everywhere) (12/29/2017) by Jon Amdall - I finished the last mainline book in the Dark Tower series yesterday, and my head is swimming with thoughts and feelings about it. If you… Read More

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Top 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. Preferred Medium, Process, and Frequently Used Colors (5/30/2018) by Jon Amdall - A few days ago, there was a comment asking about which medium I use. This is… 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. 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
  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