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27 February 2015


This is a drawing I started (this isn't finished; its a small part of what will be a larger work) Monday.

Anyway, this was a tough pose, and I had tried to draw this face a couple times before, with no success.

It can be frustrating to feel like you're not able to do what you want to do, artistically--whether it's with a certain subject matter, technique, etc.

But, rather than obsess over the lack of progress, I find that when I simply keep working, eventually, I will get the results I want:

22 February 2015

I've scheduled my next show!

It's been a few years (yes, years) since I exhibited artwork at ConQuest, a long-running science fiction convention in Kansas City.  (I actually ran the art show at ConQuest a couple times, but that was also a long, long time ago!)

So, it's going to be fun to be back amongst old friends (not just friends who are old!), and to be part of the Kansas City science fiction "scene" yet again.

I recently realized how little art I actually produced last year.  This has me very motivated to finish several projects that have been hanging around, unfinished, for far too long--because I want to have a bunch of new stuff ready in time for ConQuest--and beyond.

So, I've taken things back to basics, and I'm working on a few new drawings--as well as doing more redrawing parts of some older pieces that have me a bit..."stuck". 

I'm also working on a new sculpture.  (I'm hoping to have three new spider sculpted for ConQuest!)

This feels really good. 

Stay tuned!




05 February 2015

This spider is up to something... soon as I know what she's up to, you'll be able to find out, here.

Please stay tuned!  (I'm going to post this as it progresses, so you'll be able to see how each step of this painting goes.  I've been meaning to do a full step-by-step of one of my paintings for a while, and it's never worked out.  I think this one will.)