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. 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
  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. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  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. 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. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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

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

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. June Portrait Giveaway, the Resulting Artwork (7/15/2018) by Jon Amdall - At the end of last month, we wrapped up a custom portrait giveaway with some Read More
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Gift Sketch of Nana and the Grandkids (7/5/2018) by Jon Amdall - This post will be a delayed publication; most likely you're reading it in July, but Read More
  10. 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
  11. Custom Portrait Giveaway Winner (6/27/2018) by Jon Amdall - The second Amdall Gallery giveaway officially came to an end Tuesday night. There was only Read More
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. The Greatness of Mystery Science Theater 3000 (6/11/2018) by Jon Amdall - One of my favorite shows as a kid was Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K). If Read More

10 Most Recent Research/Analysis Posts

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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 Most Recent Art Posts

  1. June Portrait Giveaway, the Resulting Artwork (7/15/2018) by Jon Amdall - At the end of last month, we wrapped up a custom portrait giveaway with some Read More
  2. Gift Sketch of Nana and the Grandkids (7/5/2018) by Jon Amdall - This post will be a delayed publication; most likely you're reading it in July, but Read More
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. The Greatness of Mystery Science Theater 3000 (6/11/2018) by Jon Amdall - One of my favorite shows as a kid was Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K). If Read More
  6. Back to Basics, Paper Sketch of the Kiddos (6/3/2018) by Jon Amdall - This weekend, I made my first clumsy attempt at digital art. And over the last Read More
  7. 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
  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. Tribute to Dragon’s Dogma, My Favorite Game (5/27/2018) by Jon Amdall - There will be some spoilers, so be warned. If you're just here for art, scroll Read More
  10. 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

20 Random Posts from the Archives

  1. Dirk Nowitzki, Basketball Legend (10/12/2017) - To me, no player exemplifies Dallas sports like Dirk Nowitzki. Texas is obviously wild about Read More
  2. Working on More Realism in Family Portraits (2/23/2018) - I have drawn four total sketches of my wife. From what I can see looking Read More
  3. Back in Time Part 1 – High School Sketches (1/23/2018) - I was doing a little website housecleaning, and saw I had uploaded a bunch of Read More
  4. Cryptocurrency Exploration (8/10/2017) - Prior to this week, I honestly didn't know too much about cryptocurrency. I knew the Read More
  5. Subscriber Appreciation Giveaway (4/19/2018) - Welcome to the last portion of a series of posts thanking subscribers, showing my appreciation Read More
  6. Quiz Results (7/16/2011) - After significant trial and error, I finally nailed displaying survey results on this blog!  It's Read More
  7. Go Mavs! (6/13/2011) - I just wanted to type out an official congratulations to the Dallas Mavericks.  They rocked Read More
  8. Twitter Account Analytics (12/17/2017) - A few weeks ago, I was thinking about my two Twitter accounts; one personal and Read More
  9. Proposal Drawing (9/5/2017) - Now that I've got my mind on drawing again (here's my first drawing in years), Read More
  10. First Attempt at Art with Color (1/6/2018) - This may be a little surprising, but I've never really worked with color. Well, back Read More
  11. Serious-Minded Baby Achieving Maximum Cheesiness (11/17/2017) - I've said this before - I have difficulty drawing small babies. This may not be Read More
  12. Survey Results…Revisited (8/6/2017) - Since I recently found out that Google Forms had a large update, I went back Read More
  13. Tiny Art Show Opening at the River Oaks Arts Center (11/18/2017) - Way back in September, someone told me about an art show in Alexandria, Louisiana that Read More
  14. New Discussion Forums (2/26/2018) - This website is a hobby, and one of the main motivations behind it is that Read More
  15. 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
  16. Cool Ladies at the Coffee Shop (1/20/2018) - As I continue with these sketches, I'm trying to make sure I've got most of Read More
  17. Rock and Roll Beethoven, Historical Photo Account Part 2 (4/22/2018) - Continuing on with the second post in a two part series, the subject of this Read More
  18. Cryptocurrency Experiment, Thanksgiving Update (11/26/2017) - Although I just wrote an update on my cryptocurrency experiment about a week ago, I Read More
  19. Matching Men’s Coat and Pants (8/13/2017) - Alright, I admit that this is probably embarrassing and sad...I have difficulty making good fashionable Read More
  20. Digital Drawing is Really Hard (6/3/2018) - I am generally very interested in tech-related things, and love to waste money on gadgets. Read More