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. 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
  2. Elden Ring Art – Millicent, Hewg, Alexander, and Turtle Pope (5/3/2022) by Jon Amdall - As I've discussed quite a bit, I am a big fan of Elden Ring by From Software. The challenging and deep combat of Dark Souls,… Read More
  3. Elden Ring Art – Ranni the Witch, Blaidd, and Iji (5/13/2022) by Jon Amdall - I've finally beaten Elden Ring, which feels like quite a milestone for someone who isn't a particularly skilled gamer (I can't tell you how many… Read More
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Elden Ring Malenia Radahn Artwork (4/11/2022) by Jon Amdall - Apparently Amdall Gallery is turning into an Elden Ring fanart site, because I just couldn’t move on yet without getting into some of the interesting… Read More
  7. A Longtime Friend’s Wedding Portrait (5/27/2022) by Jon Amdall - I am often slightly backlogged on writing blog posts. It's something that I've mentioned previously and is probably fairly common for many artists who write… 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 up stories, or absorbing the kids' show-of-the-moment in the background.… Read More
  9. Travel Art – Drawing on an Airplane (4/29/2022) by Jon Amdall - The question of what to do during a long flight is much easier to answer than it used to be. Our kids have been on… Read More
  10. 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 mass shooting data, but with more recent numbers. After the… 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. Elden Ring Art – Tarnished, Maiden, and Grace (3/13/2022) by Jon Amdall - Like many people, I've been completely transfixed over the last couple of weeks by Elden Ring. The game is basically like wild mashup of Dark… Read More
  13. 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
  14. Drawing a Mirror’s Reflection (3/4/2022) by Jon Amdall - I am often amused by the strange processes that seem to govern how I decide what to draw. Personality-wise, I tend to be a planner… Read More
  15. In Memory of Javier Garcia (4/21/2022) by Jon Amdall - This post is written in memory of Javier Homero Garcia. Javier, my wife's father, recently passed away. We were fortunate that we were able to… Read More
  16. Elden Ring Spirit Ash Drawing (3/25/2022) by Jon Amdall - I thought I had sufficiently scratched the Elden Ring artwork itch with a couple of drawings I shared last week, but apparently that is not… 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 first one, I covered some basics from the film and… Read More
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. Sketches from Final Fantasy, Inspired by Amano’s “The Sky” (10/28/2017) by Jon Amdall - A few weeks ago, Amazon had a really great deal going; sign up for an Audible (audio book) trial, and get a free hardcover book.… 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. 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. 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
  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. 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
  10. 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