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. 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. 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. Art from Odd Internet Memes (11/5/2018) by Jon Amdall - The Millennial generation is known for many things, including craft beer, skinny jeans, and "destroying" Read More
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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. Portrait from the August Giveaway (9/29/2018) by Jon Amdall - I haven't been drawing much lately, which is pretty apparent looking at the site's front Read More
  11. Twitter Account Analytics (12/17/2017) by Jon Amdall - A few weeks ago, I was thinking about my two Twitter accounts; one personal and Read More
  12. 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
  13. Airline & Airplane Seat Comparisons (8/10/2017) by Jon Amdall - Updated research on this topic can be found here: Airline Fleet Totals, Leg Room Analysis Read More
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  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. The Dark Tower Villain Sketches (1/14/2018) by Jon Amdall - I've given significant sketching time to the heroes from the Dark Tower, but haven't done 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. 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
  2. Art from Odd Internet Memes (11/5/2018) by Jon Amdall - The Millennial generation is known for many things, including craft beer, skinny jeans, and "destroying" Read More
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Portrait from the August Giveaway (9/29/2018) by Jon Amdall - I haven't been drawing much lately, which is pretty apparent looking at the site's front Read More
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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. 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

20 Random Posts from the Archives

  1. 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
  2. Hometown Series, Football Huddle (3/2/2018) - It's been about seven years since I moved from the ol' hometown, where I spent Read More
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Cryptocurrency Experiment, Thanksgiving Update (11/26/2017) - Although I just wrote an update on my cryptocurrency experiment about a week ago, I Read More
  6. Excel Basics – Building Data, Using Pivot Tables (10/6/2017) - My family and I recently went to dinner with some friends, and the topic of Read More
  7. Subscriber Giveaway Winner (5/22/2018) - In April, I did a series of posts expressing my appreciation for visitors, readers, and Read More
  8. Mass Shooting Research Part 2 & Rampage Events (8/9/2017) - In the previous post, I explored Mother Jones' data on mass shooting events in the Read More
  9. Back to the Dark Tower – Susannah, Jake, and Oy Drawing (1/13/2018) - It's been a couple weeks since I finished the Dark Tower series, and I still Read More
  10. 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
  11. Star Trek’s Captain Picard, This Time in Color (4/28/2018) - Back in December 2017, before I switched over to color drawings, I sketched a scene Read More
  12. Contest Drawing – Tiny Art (9/8/2017) - A co-worker told me recently about an interesting art show coming up; it's called the Read More
  13. Portrait from the August Giveaway (9/29/2018) - I haven't been drawing much lately, which is pretty apparent looking at the site's front Read More
  14. Quiz time! (7/14/2011) - I just figured out another fun thing I can do (potentially), so let's see if Read More
  15. Cryptocurrency Experiment – New Set of Coins, End of Year Update (12/16/2017) - As we approach the new year, the cryptocurrency markets are booming once again. It seems Read More
  16. Sketches from Final Fantasy, Inspired by Amano’s “The Sky” (10/28/2017) - A few weeks ago, Amazon had a really great deal going; sign up for an Read More
  17. Google Local Guide Widget (8/6/2017) - Is it possible to add a widget or something that shows my Google Local Guide Read More
  18. Cryptocurrency Experiment – the Inevitable Crash, 6 Month Update (2/2/2018) - Well, here we are at the six month mark of this cryptocurrency experiment. Aside from Read More
  19. 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
  20. 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