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 Posts, Based on Views from the Last 30 Days

  1. Hardcover Book Giveaway and EBook Discount (8/22/2019) by Jon Amdall - It's been almost five months since my book Pencils and Process came out. I'm proud… Read More
  2. Unfinished Art and an Unposed Portrait (9/9/2019) by Jon Amdall - I had to double check because it didn't seem possible, but it looks like it's… 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. 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… Read More
  5. 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
  6. Jon Stewart Getting Things Done (8/10/2019) by Jon Amdall - I generally try to avoid wading into the political on Amdall Gallery. I've done it… Read More
  7. 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… 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. 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
  10. The Push and Pull of Artistic Envy (7/16/2019) by Jon Amdall - I try to be as forthright as possible on this blog about my experiences with… Read More
  11. Drawing Friends, Another Yearly Comparison (7/22/2019) by Jon Amdall - I still feel that overall I am improving as an artist, which is nice to… Read More
  12. 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
  13. 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… Read More
  14. Almost a Sketch Request, Sam Carrying Frodo (4/20/2018) by Jon Amdall - In the comments of an Instagram post I made on my last sketch (Fezzik and… Read More
  15. 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

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. 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. 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
  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

10 Most Recent Research/Analysis Posts

  1. Advertisements on Amdall Gallery (12/3/2018) by Jon Amdall - I've been thinking about the advertisements on this site quite a bit lately. The purpose… 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. 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
  4. 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
  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. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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 Most Recent Art Posts

  1. Unfinished Art and an Unposed Portrait (9/9/2019) by Jon Amdall - I had to double check because it didn't seem possible, but it looks like it's… Read More
  2. 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… Read More
  3. Jon Stewart Getting Things Done (8/10/2019) by Jon Amdall - I generally try to avoid wading into the political on Amdall Gallery. I've done it… Read More
  4. Drawing Friends, Another Yearly Comparison (7/22/2019) by Jon Amdall - I still feel that overall I am improving as an artist, which is nice to… Read More
  5. The Push and Pull of Artistic Envy (7/16/2019) by Jon Amdall - I try to be as forthright as possible on this blog about my experiences with… Read More
  6. Experimenting with Light Sources (6/25/2019) by Jon Amdall - I surprised myself a bit following my last post by jumping immediately into another project.… Read More
  7. Back to Paper for a Coworker Request (6/21/2019) by Jon Amdall - Following my brief foray into digital artwork, it felt like time to get back to… Read More
  8. Digital Painting Capstone (6/8/2019) by Jon Amdall - Welcome to the grand finale of this series of posts on digital artwork! In the… Read More
  9. Improving with the Tablet and Sketchbook App (6/7/2019) by Jon Amdall - In the previous post, I discussed my purchase of a Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 and… Read More
  10. Another Try at Digital Artwork (6/6/2019) by Jon Amdall - Just over a year ago, I wrote about my first ever attempt at using a… Read More

20 Random Posts from the Archives

  1. 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
  2. Planning for a Dark Tower Drawing (10/8/2017) - Lately, I've been really into the Dark Tower series by Stephen King. I've always been… Read More
  3. A 2018 Liebster Award for Amdall Gallery (7/21/2018) - As you can see from the title, this site was nominated for a Liebster Award,… Read More
  4. Quest for a New Phone – Google Pixel 2 vs Pixel 2XL vs Samsung Galaxy (11/3/2017) - A couple months ago, as my Samsung Galaxy S7 really started to show its age… Read More
  5. Back to Paper for a Coworker Request (6/21/2019) - Following my brief foray into digital artwork, it felt like time to get back to… Read More
  6. Drawing Two Scenes at Once, First Sketch of Grandma (3/28/2018) - I'm in an unusual place with this sketching hobby right now. I can see improvement… Read More
  7. Buying Shirts, Artwork from Ads (2/9/2018) - What's the most commercial inspiration for art you can think of? Maybe a series on… Read More
  8. Jon Stewart Getting Things Done (8/10/2019) - I generally try to avoid wading into the political on Amdall Gallery. I've done it… Read More
  9. Art on a Shopping Cart (2/2/2019) - Any time my family and I take a trip to the grocery store or Target,… Read More
  10. 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
  11. Long Term Goals and Sketch Impulsivity (2/6/2019) - At the end of my last post, I mentioned off-hand a few ideas for what… Read More
  12. Getting Back into Art (9/2/2017) - Even though I have always enjoyed it, it's been years since I've actually sat down,… Read More
  13. Getting Some Right Brain Exercise, Sketching Video Game Characters (1/27/2018) - The last handful of posts I made were "back in time" topics (1, 2, 3),… Read More
  14. Dark Tower Drawing – Campfire Outside the City of Lud (10/8/2017) - In my last post, I discussed an idea for a drawing related to Stephen King's… Read More
  15. 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
  16. Mark Hearts and Kids at the Dentist (5/18/2019) - In my last post, I discussed using Unsplash images as inspiration for artwork. Although I… Read More
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. Gift Sketch of Nana and the Grandkids (7/5/2018) - This post will be a delayed publication; most likely you're reading it in July, but… Read More
  20. 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