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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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 Dark Tower series. I wanted to sketch Roland and his… Read More
  5. Sports Salaries Part 2, Positions & Players (9/4/2017) by Jon Amdall - Author's Note: This article was originally published with a major data error, skewing salaries in favor of NBA positions. It has been corrected, and should now… Read More
  6. 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
  7. 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 to his golf swing. He was well-known for his striking… Read More
  8. 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
  9. Thoughts on Website Monetization And Affiliate Links (2/14/2021) by Jon Amdall - I've been tinkering with this website pretty consistently over the last three-and-a-half years. Throughout that time, I have maintained interest in ways I could make… Read More
  10. 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 "historical photo" Twitter accounts out there. One was a not-very-accurate… Read More
  11. 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. I am the type of person who will have a… Read More
  12. Round 2 with Color, Dad and Youngest Daughter (1/7/2018) by Jon Amdall - Now that I've gotten my first attempt using colored pencils down, I decided to jump right back into the fire and try again. I think I… Read More
  13. Excel Basics – Building Data, Using Pivot Tables (10/6/2017) by Jon Amdall - My family and I recently went to dinner with some friends, and the topic of Excel came up (I know how to party right?). A… Read More
  14. Portrait of a New Nephew (1/10/2020) by Jon Amdall - This is sort of a belated part two for my last post about holiday portrait gifts. In that write-up, I discussed a colored pencil drawing… Read More
  15. 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
  16. New Gadget Fun – Fossil Hybrid HR Collider (11/9/2019) by Jon Amdall - June 2020 Update: After about 6 months of daily (or at least nightly) use, the hour hand of the watch appears to have failed. Re-calibrating… Read More
  17. YouTube Channel for Amdall Gallery (5/21/2020) by Jon Amdall - As of today, Amdall Gallery's new YouTube channel is live! Its main purpose is to share some progression videos; if you're familiar with my typical… Read More
  18. 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
  19. Lost Dinosaur Timeline (7/28/2018) by Jon Amdall - When I was little, I absolutely loved dinosaurs. I know most kids do, but I was sort of obsessed with them. I was all about… Read More
  20. 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 randomly discover something new. That could involve stumbling upon an… 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