2022 Art Year in Review, Part 2

And now for this year's art improvement comparison! In past years of doing this exercise, I've generally avoided picking more recent works to try to improve upon. The changes over a 10 year time period are a lot more dramatic than over a 1 or 2 year time period, and that makes for a more... Continue Reading →

2022 Art Year in Review, Part 1

Well friends, it appears I have returned to pre-pandemic levels of activity on this blog. Which means updating once (maybe twice!) a year. And that one post (or two) is, predictably, my end-of-year art summary and reflection. Actually, I don't even know where to begin. I've been finding it increasingly difficult to focus any of... Continue Reading →

#30Faces30Days

Hello all, it's been a while. I'm sorry that you have to read that phrase from me so often. I'm sick of writing it, but it just so happens that I am terrible at maintaining any sort of online presence and thus have the tendency to disappear periodically for unspecified lengths of time. So here... Continue Reading →

And…There Goes 2021

I never know how to start these posts anymore. I feel like I've said "Hi, it's been a while!" so many times that it no longer carries any weight. To tell the truth, I feel like I've just been trudging along these last few months, artistically and mentally. I have a number of unfinished blog... Continue Reading →

#InkMOEber (and Other Endeavors)

It's been rather a long time since I've written something here, hasn't it? For some reason I remain unmotivated to make any progress on my "Art &" essay series and art supply reviews. Lately I haven't quite been able to express my thoughts in a coherent manner...or maybe I just haven't had the energy to... Continue Reading →

Art and Grief

This is the first of a series of personal essays about how art affects my experience of the world around me (and, conversely, how my experiences affect my art). This one in particular is quite lengthy and extremely personal. It is also much less polished than I would normally write---it is difficult to find the... Continue Reading →

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