The 2018 Inktober went a lot smoother for a few reasons. At this point, I not only find drawing, painting, and creating as a mindful practice, but it is rewarding to me. Sure, I'm posting them here on this site and to social media, but the drawings are for me. I believe the main goal...

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The watercolor and Inktober drawings have made me more relaxed, when it comes to creating. As I said before, I was a perfectionist, but now I'm less focused on creating the perfect painting and simply immersing myself in the process. Much of my paintings and cards are made with reference ima...

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Any skill is likely 8% talent and 92% practice. I'm certain that doing Inktober has helped me shed the fear of not being perfect. Leaving the need for perfection behind, I've really started to get lost in the creative process. Watercolor painting has helped me see that the process is the importa...

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I wanted to do something special for my sister's birthday, so I decided to make her a card. In my college days, I worked in the theatre and sat through a number of presentations by people and organizations that rented the space. I remember hearing a person on stage share that he and his family alwa...

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We were lucky enough to adopt a 3 year old dog from a local rescue and after a couple of weeks she is finally starting to settle into her new pack. Coco had a lot of anxiety at first, but she's come around and sleeping next to me as I type this out.

When we received her license in the mail a...

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Our mobile phones are hungry for our attention, whether it’s social networks, games, or messaging. You know how it goes, you have 10 minutes before an appointment so you entertain yourself with the phone. While I’ve been trying to carrying some pens and a sketchbook around, that damn ph...

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I became fascinated by glitch art when my friend, Arturo introduced me to the artform. As a video and motion graphics stooge, I was fond of the style and started experimenting with my tools to craft my own images. I started trying to subvert familiar images and moved to some se...

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I took a 2-year graphic design program before enrolling in film school and I was surprised to learn I could draw. The two things I needed was time and a reference. That is, I could not draw you a cute bunny on request. I needed to see a picture of a rabbit. In fact, I would draw y...

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