Hand Cut Stencil Screenprinting

Posted on Jul 12, 2016 in art, Blog, teaching | No Comments
Hand Cut Stencil Screenprinting

This post has been written for a workshop I’m teaching at Southeast Missouri State University as part of Art Academy, July 13th-14th. If you are interested in easy, fast, and green ways to start screenprinting at home, check out our post for our last screenprinting workshop at Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts, particularly the […]

Recent Collaborations: Working on Working Together

Posted on Sep 18, 2013 in art | 4 Comments
Recent Collaborations: Working on Working Together

It’s been a long time since I have contributed to this blog aside from snarky comments for Hannah as she diligently keeps up with posting. Hannah says that’s OK because I’m busy ’cause I have a job; I say that’s me being lazy and handing the reigns over to my social media director (her). I’m […]

Recent Portrait Commissions: From Sketch to Completion

Posted on Sep 10, 2013 in art | 4 Comments
Recent Portrait Commissions: From Sketch to Completion

Well, folks, I’m still in immigration limbo. I’m supposed to be teaching over in the U.A.E. already, but there is some kind of hold up. I don’t know what. I’m still waiting to hear, as are my colleagues over there. So far as I know, I’m still going. I just don’t know when. In the […]

My First Zine: “Dear Google, What is the Cutest Puppy Ever?” And Other Drawings

Posted on Sep 8, 2013 in art, books | 3 Comments
My First Zine: “Dear Google, What is the Cutest Puppy Ever?” And Other Drawings

What do you do when you’re feeling sad and/or bored? Google search for cute animal pictures, of course! Inspired in part by stumbling across Kristyna Baczynski’s work,  those illustrators I was swooning over a few days ago, and the long stream of graphic novels I continue to check out from our public library’s fairly decent collection, […]

Why Don’t You Draw A Picture? It’ll Last Longer! And Other Retorts in Part XIII of 939 Drawings: My Facebook Friends’ Profile Pictures in Watercolor & Ink

Posted on Aug 30, 2013 in art | One Comment
Why Don’t You Draw A Picture? It’ll Last Longer! And Other Retorts in Part XIII of 939 Drawings: My Facebook Friends’ Profile Pictures in Watercolor & Ink

This is a rather small update on my Facebook Profile Picture Drawing Project. I just made another post in the series the day before yesterday, and this is what I have finished since then (+ a few started in on the next page that isn’t completed yet.) This post also contains yet another image that, […]

Sketchbook Party Trick: Inspiring Illustrators

Posted on Aug 29, 2013 in art, books | 3 Comments

John Hendrix Below is a list of random things I overheard or read and wrote down in large text in this red graph paper sketchbook I’ve been working in. They all feel significant to me for some reason. Most of them have drawings beside them and function as sort of captions. They probably don’t mean […]

Delayed Departure and a Tardy Part XII of 939 Drawings: My Facebook Friends’ Profile Pictures in Watercolor & Ink

Posted on Aug 28, 2013 in art, life, online, rants | 2 Comments

I’ve been busily working on our Etsy shop these past couple of weeks. Blake has started back to school (as of Monday.) And I’m still waiting on clearance from the immigration department so that I can pick a departure date, purchase my plane tickets, and finish packing my bags for the United Arab Emirates. I […]

Travel Journal: New York City

Posted on Aug 16, 2013 in art, travel | One Comment

“Look at the donkey!” –Random Kid upon viewing this Alaska Moose at the Natural History Museum Blake and I have really had a whirlwind summer of traveling! We were just in New York the first week of this month, staying with our lovely friends the Prestons. We had the best time visiting galleries, exploring museums, […]

Part XI of 939 Drawings: My Facebook Friends’ Profile Pictures in Watercolor & Ink

Posted on Aug 14, 2013 in art, online | 2 Comments

It’s been over a month! I can hardly believe it. We traveled to Chicago & Detroit and Colorado & Iowa, then I heard my good news that I’m moving to the United Arab Emirates to teach for a year, then we’ve been traveling some more! We visited some of my family and friends in Georgia […]

Portrait Commission: The Lady Eisel

Posted on Jul 14, 2013 in art | 5 Comments

After patiently waiting for me to draw her profile picture as a part of my Summer Facebook Project, Mrs. Eisel requested a custom portrait from me. Here it is! I took images of the graphite, inking and watercolor stages. I hope you like it, Mrs. Eisel! If any of you are interested in requesting drawings […]