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May 11

Seinfeld Ent

This is an exploration of Procreate during a recent plane trip. It evolved into a tree guy who looks like it’s doing stand-up comedy. As if among the angry Ents, there was one that defeated evil by wearing down Sauron with endless digs and complaints. In the image gallery, it’s Winter Ent, but based on […]

February 04

Secret

She looks like she has one. In the flight magazine photo it’s based on, the woman is more skeptically amused. I tore out the photo on an Alaska air flight to San Jose last weekend to squeeze in some art time. I have been at a new job for nine months now, and it still […]

January 31

Circe

I think Circe is next. That’s what I wrote in a May 20th, 2014 post of a Romare Bearden study of Poseidon. And she was. But after the difficult figure was on paper – the simplicity and elegance of his execution with paper cutting is deceiving – I stalled out – for over two and […]

August 16

Ukulele

Still doing daily practice … but not exactly in art. Earlier in this blog I posted vacation sketches from my first trip to Hawai’i. It created in me a certain hankering for playing music. Easy, laid back Aloha pleasure. So different from the forced march of my jr. high school days of clarinet. The uke […]

October 30

Let’s Get Digital

Di-gi-tal … Di-gi-tal. I wanna get di-gi-tal… R.I.P Olivia Newton John. It kind of pains me to see that a month has gone by. I really wanted to finish my Ghost Girl for Halloween. Instead, I re-investigated a drawing app I got … three years ago? After many unexplored updates and a PDF instruction sheet, […]

Effort vs. Success

Effort is more important than so-called success because effort is a real thing. What we call success is just the manifestation of our mind’s ability to categorize things. This is success. That is failure. Who says? You says. That’s all. Reality is what it is, beyond all concepts of success and failure. ~Brad Warner, Think […]