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Insta-What?

So my big goal this summer is to completely rework my portfolio.  I’m planning to create a whole new body of work to give myself a boost to where I want to be after having struggled the last year and a half with all kinds of outside pressures and stresses that kept me from focusing […]

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Better or Worse, Nothing Stays the Same

My dad passed away.  Nearly a month ago now.  The most amazing man I’ve ever known put an end to a very long and difficult battle with a very nasty cancer.  My mom, sister and I stayed awake with him in the hospital all night before what had become the life prolonging equipment would be […]

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Something old while waiting for something new

It feels like it’s taking me an eternity to finish the projects I’m working on now to the point that I’m almost so sick of looking at them I’d like to just walk away and not think about it for a few months.  But I’m so close to the end I can smell it, so […]

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That First Awkward Phone Call of the Season

 Please leave a message after the tone.  *Beeeeeep.*   “Uh… hey, Spring.  It’s Lynell.  Just, uhm… I just wanted to call and see what you were up to.  I know it’s just supposed to be your first day and all, but… you haven’t been returning any of my phone calls and everyone is getting a […]

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Children are scary, but their stuff is fun.

I am EXCITED.  UK artist Jonny Duddle has announced that his next book The King of Space is going to be released in March!  His books are so amazing and the character development in them is beyond fun.  His work makes me smile ear to ear and inspires me to get my but in the […]

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Growth of an Artist

Being now 10 years since I finished my Art School education, it’s been interesting looking back at my development as an artist in about 5 year increments starting from high school.  That was about that time that I realized what had always been a creative and artistic leaning in me was more than a passing […]

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The day I nearly blew up.

I spent the last two days trying to learn (all of) JavaScript, and I think I gave myself a brain tumor. And more than a little anxiety. I present exhibit A.) A short while ago I went to the kitchen to make myself a hot tea. Put the tea bag in my cup, and walked […]

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Monster Illustrations on My Mind

There was never a monster in my closet or under my bed.  When I was a kid, when bed time came around I would get the assured idea that anywhere in my bedroom that the hardwood floors were exposed, the floors could dematerialize that monsters from some other dimension could reach through them to grab […]

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Happy New Years all you mosters!

Monster New Years’ Bash Got a Little Out of Hand   Is it really New Years Eve already?  This year has really vanished on me.  I’m not usually one to assign New Years’ resolutions because I’m making and revising goals all of the time.  I have many that will hopefully take flight in 2013, for […]

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Tablet Day has arrived

So I mentioned that I was going to get a tablet after the holidays…  3 days after Christmas counts, right?  Thanks to contributions from my loved ones as a Christmas gift, today I marched myself to the local Apple store and walked about about 3 minutes later with my shiny new iPad.  I decided to […]

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