I certainly am glad I took the time to write about the Contemporary Art Gallery’s presentation of Guo Fengyi 2 weeks ago. The experience has not only connected me with some new acquaintances online who were interested in the artist, but it also challenged me to spend a bit of time with my thoughts about … Continue reading Scott Massey at the CAG
Cas & I reprised our createmas game for our Valentines date. This time, the goal was to make ourselves into fantasy characters. We has the same restrictions as last time; 1 hour limit and once we completed our first challenge, we swapped to respond to our initial creations. I drew (responding to Cas’s writing/creation of): Kaytee Pennywrench … Continue reading A creative date for Valentines
On Monday, I attended the VPL seminar “Writing Comics“. It featured local illustrator Angela Melick, from the web comic Wasted Talent. It was an excellent hour and a half covering such topics as; Prose vs. Comics writing, Genres & Styles, Process (my favourite part of the evening) and Publishing. Beside the occasional self-centered question from the … Continue reading Making [gottacon] comics
My grandfather was an excellent pen & ink artist. I have several of his pieces hanging in my studio & home. To better understand the medium, I took a Pen & Ink Illustration class that encouraged us to work with different inks & techniques. For this portrait of Judy Garland as Dorothy, I challenged myself to study … Continue reading Kansas
I’m pretty hooked on this instagram thing. While I am not fooled into thinking that I have become a competent photographer, the filters at least make looking at the photos (that I was going to continue to take anyways) enjoyable. Currently, the meme being passed around is #febphotoaday. I was quite enjoying the game of coming up … Continue reading My stranger Saturday night.