Monthly Archives: May 2016

iPad Pro Sketches

Two more drawings done with the iPad Pro and the Apple Pencil. It’s very interesting how the materials we use effect what our drawings look like. How I draw and paint, how I build up shadow – it’s very different when I … Continue reading

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iPad Pro Sketch

It’s been a while since I posted any drawings done on my iPad Pro with the Apple Pencil. I’ve been doing a lot of quick sketching but have started to use Adobe Sketch to do some color drawings. No high … Continue reading

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Between spelling errors and some odd-blogness, this post is being reposted! As I have discussed on this blog – I am a tea drinker. Worked at a tea import shop in college and it stuck with me. But I am not … Continue reading

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The time of year

An old painting, but appropriate this time of year here in Oregon.  

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Over the past few years I have gotten pretty bad at updating and maintaining an online portfolio. On my website I have a dozen or so images and it’s a lot of work to update and change them and I’m not … Continue reading

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Wolf Dog?

We are coming up on the 4 month mark with our new dog Greta. She comes from rescue, so we can’t be sure of her age. Somewhere between 11 months and 16 months. I’d guess 14 months If I had to. … Continue reading

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Great, Now We’ve Got Barbarians!

What’s this I see in the new Candlewick catalog? A book written by Jason Carter Eaton and illustrated by some kid named Mark Fearing. What a jerk that Mark is. Blah, blah, blah he goes on-and-on about drawing pictures. I … Continue reading

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