Random Selections

30 randomly selected articles from Amdall Gallery’s archives. Enjoy!

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 drawings have changed. Not everyone may agree, but I believe… Read More
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 (who would become lifelong friends) introduced me to Faith No… Read More
Radio Favorites – Loveline with Adam and Dr. Drew (4/1/2018) - A couple days ago, I posted part one in a two part series on my favorite radio shows. I often listen to these old shows… Read More
A New Type of Subject – My Sister’s Cat (5/17/2018) - When we were visiting family Mother's Day weekend, I was talking to my sister about something related to drawing. I asked her if there was… Read More
Hometown Series, Distinguished Gentlemen Chatting (3/4/2018) - Continuing on with my "hometown series" of sketches, here's part two. In the first drawing, I included a few of the guys I used to… Read More
Solar Eclipse (8/21/2017) - The big news of the day was the solar eclipse that was visible in a line across the U.S. Unfortunately, I was well south of… Read More
Video Game Sketch Inspired by Kenshi (3/22/2020) - This write-up is going to be about a post-apocalyptic sandbox style video game called Kenshi. But it's also going to be about sharing art that… Read More
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 old sketches but never made posts about them. They mostly… Read More
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 a big Stephen King fan, and I enjoy fantasy novels,… Read More
The Fifth Element – Gary Oldman’s Zorg (5/25/2018) - 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
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 not great at drawing from my imagination, but if I… Read More
Healthcare Worker Portrait Request (5/3/2020) - As you can tell from the homepage, Amdall Gallery has a custom portrait raffle going right now. We've got about 12 days left on the… Read More
Subscriber Appreciation Giveaway (4/19/2018) - Welcome to the last portion of a series of posts thanking subscribers, showing my appreciation for folks out there who've viewed the site, shared advice,… Read More
Initial Sketch Outline Discussion (6/3/2020) - It feels like it's been a while since my last post, but when I looked back, it's actually only been a couple of weeks. Time… Read More
Custom Portrait Giveaway (5/23/2018) - In this poll asking if anyone would be interested in a giveaway if it only involved a custom portrait, four respondents (100%) said yes! So,… Read More
Sports Salaries Part 1, Teams & Leagues (9/3/2017) - A co-worker and I were talking about salaries in the various U.S. sports leagues not too long ago. The conversation started by discussing which sports… Read More
Narrated Walkthrough, Drawing Process Discussion (10/11/2021) - One of the early pandemic projects I started was to transition from progression .gif slides of my drawing process into full time-lapse videos. I created… Read More
New Gadget Fun – Fossil Hybrid HR Collider (11/9/2019) - 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
The Greatness of Mystery Science Theater 3000 (6/11/2018) - One of my favorite shows as a kid was Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K). If you're not familiar with it, MST3K was basically a show… Read More
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 a week. The 2018 draft was considered by many to… Read More
Artwork and Website Spring Cleaning (4/13/2020) - Over the weekend, I decided it was high time for some art-related spring cleaning. I've had a few things on my organizational "to do" list… Read More
Working Through Artistic Envy (7/16/2019) - I try to be as forthright as possible on this blog about my experiences with art. The site didn't really start with a focused goal… Read More
Elden Ring Malenia Radahn Artwork (4/11/2022) - 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
Fond Memories of Star Trek – Picard, Data, and La Forge (12/10/2017) - When I was a kid, one of my favorite shows was Star Trek the Next Generation. The series landed right in time to entertain a… Read More
New Discussion Forums (2/26/2018) - This website is a hobby, and one of the main motivations behind it is that I enjoy making tweaks and trying new features. In fact,… Read More
Tiny Art Show Update, Logistics and Another Drawing (9/16/2017) - This is just a bit of an update to an article from a few days ago. I wrote about my interest in drawing something for the 2nd… Read More
Mass Shooting Research Part 3; State Comparisons, GVA Data (8/15/2017) - I mentioned in a previous article on this topic that I also wanted to explore the state-by-state numbers, but needed to finish processing data from… Read More
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 when I was a kid in school I'm sure I… Read More
Cryptocurrency Exploration (8/10/2017) - Prior to this week, I honestly didn't know too much about cryptocurrency. I knew the basics, mostly hearing or reading about Bitcoin. I knew there… Read More
Scenes from a Mr. Bungle Concert (5/7/2020) - Welcome to the part two continuation of this Mike Patton-related discussion! In the first post, the write-up was centered around musician extraordinaire Mike Patton and… Read More