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Monthly Archives: July 2009

Sketching Lakeside

I like being around bodies of water, and found myself around a very nice one in Vermont this past weekend. It was really the perfect time for me. I was a passenger on a very scenic drive, I did a lot of sketching, and I spent time with my relatives. I took many photos and […]

I am Becoming an Underachiever

“Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the body is weak.” Matthew 26:41 This verse describes my current situation, on a variety of fronts. Enough said. This is the only drawing I have made all week. I will be remaking this drawing at some later date, […]


This past week I made no art. Instead, I talked to new people, went out places, and was instructed in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. I have decided that I have been a hermit far too long. I will soon be back to business though, but with some extra fun things thrown in, to make my life […]

Things that are In Progress

This is an unfinished sketch for something that I’m working on – a small taste for you. I have a general idea of where I will go with it. Below is a video of a José González song that I like. The animation is sort of trippy. It was also what I was listening to […]

Independence Day, 2009

New Englanders are fortunate that we have a lot of lakes, and I am lucky that I got to spend some time at one for the Fourth of July. I think I will be finding excuses to be there often. We built a fire right next to the water and watched people shooting off illegal […]

In it for the Long Haul

I was recently reading this article which discusses two types of creative individuals. There are the “Conceptualists,” or artists who create their best and most innovative work early on in their careers. Afterwards, they often seem to burn out and fizzle, never matching their early success. The other group is made up of “Experimentalists.” These […]

Me on the Mid Year

Having just finished my mid year review for my regular job, I knew it was time to write my art mid year review as well. So far this year has been one of my best ever, and I am very excited about the rest of it. For the first time in my life, I feel […]