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. 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. 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
  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. 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. 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
  11. 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
  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. 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
  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. Portrait Giveaway, Round Three (8/14/2018) by Jon Amdall - Welcome to the third Amdall Gallery custom portrait giveaway! Well, I suppose it's the third...the 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. 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. Access and VBA Cheat Sheet (8/19/2018) by Jon Amdall - As I've mentioned many times on this site, I am a huge fan of Microsoft's 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. Mass Shooting Research Part 1; Mother Jones Data (8/7/2017) by Jon Amdall - This is part one of a four post series. The most recent post includes an Read More
  7. A Family Portrait from New Orleans (7/23/2018) by Jon Amdall - It seems like I haven't posted much lately, which is confirmed when I look at Read More
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Group Scene of My Granny, Mom, Sister, and the Girls (11/19/2017) by Jon Amdall - I've discussed in a post a few weeks ago (or was that longer?) how I Read More
  11. Random Art, One with Madmartigan from Willow (2/21/2018) by Jon Amdall - I've got some random recent sketches on hand, so I thought I'd just combine a Read More
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Another Featuring Dirk Nowitzki (2/8/2018) by Jon Amdall - Last year, I did a sketch tribute to my favorite basketball player of all time, Read More
  19. 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
  20. 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

10 Most Recent Research/Analysis Posts

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

  1. Portrait Giveaway, Round Three (8/14/2018) by Jon Amdall - Welcome to the third Amdall Gallery custom portrait giveaway! Well, I suppose it's the third...the Read More
  2. Lost Dinosaur Timeline (7/28/2018) by Jon Amdall - When I was little, I absolutely loved dinosaurs. I know most kids do, but I Read More
  3. A Family Portrait from New Orleans (7/23/2018) by Jon Amdall - It seems like I haven't posted much lately, which is confirmed when I look at Read More
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

20 Random Posts from the Archives

  1. 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
  2. My Experience Wearing a Fitness Tracker for a Year (1/11/2018) - In late February 2017, I started wearing a fitness tracking band. I bought a Fitbit Read More
  3. 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
  4. Drafting Doncic – The Mavericks’ Future is Bright (6/23/2018) - The NBA draft was Thursday night, and I've been obsessing about it for at least Read More
  5. Sketch of the Entire Family, No Planning (11/4/2017) - Last night, after putting the kids to bed, I was smacked with an urge to Read More
  6. Messing Up a Guardians of the Galaxy Drawing (4/29/2018) - I'm sure I've said this in many other posts...but sometimes drawings work out, and sometimes Read More
  7. Proposal Drawing (9/5/2017) - Now that I've got my mind on drawing again (here's my first drawing in years), Read More
  8. Go Mavs! (6/13/2011) - I just wanted to type out an official congratulations to the Dallas Mavericks.  They rocked Read More
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Survey Results…Revisited (8/6/2017) - Since I recently found out that Google Forms had a large update, I went back Read More
  12. 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
  13. More Art from Ads (3/21/2018) - Back in February, I did a couple sketches based on clothing ads I saw online. Read More
  14. 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
  15. Diet Coke and Mentos, Round 1 (8/16/2011) - So, the sidewalk egg-frying experiment made me think about some of our previous science experiments Read More
  16. 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
  17. Airline Fleet Totals, Leg Room Analysis Revisited (1/1/2018) - Happy New Year, all! I'm going to start 2018 by revisiting something I've wanted to Read More
  18. 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
  19. Wedding Present for Some Friends (12/25/2017) - This Christmas, we were excited to attend an additional event beyond the usual family get-togethers. Read More
  20. Milestone Statistics, Unnecessarily Detailed Data (4/8/2018) - Welcome to part two of three in a series of posts thanking readers, and taking Read More