If you don’t engage with the person(s) that are rejecting you, you will begin to believe that you are the problem. Your mind turns it into ‘I’m not good enough for this, I don’t know why I even bother’.read more
From each part, a fraction of a larger entity,
and part again to a whole
Ideals, concepts, dreams and plans: short lived
Ephemeral, wisps on the incessant wind of time.
If I had to choose one aspect that demonstrated the public’s apparent dissatisfaction from the 2016 election that did not directly involve the candidate’s platforms or behavior, it would have to be the electoral college. Shouts of ‘not my president’ filling streets,...read more
Vampire bats and tacos don’t usually go together, but it really didn’t make a whole lot of sense to make two posts for this, so they’ve become fast friends.read more
If you’re like me, and you use WordPress pretty much every day, you may think that you’ve ‘found it all’ – that you’re familiar with every feature and aspect of what makes it great. You may not know about these five pretty awesome features though!read more
I’m going to illustrate the trending Twitter hashtag of the day.read more
You probably didn’t come here to read what I’ve written about another blog, (or perhaps you did as the title I have given this blog is specifically referring to another blog . . .) I consider myself rather well versed in the mechanics of Google Analytics, but I’ve yet to discover the metric for ‘mind reading’, and how to integrate that data with dynamic posts.read more
Do you like free stuff? Wanna skip the intro? Great – head to the contest entry form. Who am I kidding. Everyone likes free stuff. And – here’s a great bit of news – this one really is free! Weeeeeeelllll – mostly free. It’s not...read more
Yea – I got busy.
But I didn’t stop making things – because that would be lame, and lame, I am not. At least – that’s what my mother always told me. “You’re not lame, son. You’re the un-lamest of them all.” I believed her. I just stopped talking about them, which is kinda lame.read more
Everything at Society6 is on sale this weekend – 10% off + free shipping!
Yep – that’s right! All the things! Including my most recent piece, fracture, which was recently selected by Society6 =Dread more
Because everything’s a mess during deconstruction.
Intending to inspire the feeling of Chaos out of Order before what was hidden is exposed, When the Walls Fall is a chaotic mess of color and structure with a hint of cohesion, alluding to a sense of completion underneath it all.read more
Yea – it’s a bit provocative. But shouldn’t it be? I think we can all feel the ‘siren’s call’ of social media at times – that desire to find meaning in little tidbits of the lives of others and others’ ‘acceptance’ of our own morsels.read more
Honestly, I’m not really sure what I was trying to convey when I started this piece.
But as i grew more and more frustrated with trying to make something beautiful, I realized that something else started to formread more
The intent behind this abstract piece was to create a feeling of hope among the darkness. Even in the night, there’s rays of hope. The powerful colors of the beacon ell us that the ‘hope’ may not be easy, may not be wonderful, may not be painless, but there’s still something calling out, something better on the horizon.read more
Recently, it would appear that I have become obsessed with a pineapple.
It’s pretty bizarre, honestly – I had a thought “I should art a pineapple” and then – well, that’s what I did.read more
Ever wanted to make a sunburst in illustrator, but found yourself ‘taking the hard road’
Trying to make a bunch of squares and using the pathfinder tool to clunkily rotate and cut out images? Had a few attempts with the blend tool, but got nowhere?read more
Some say they’ve seen gentle giant towering over the mountains.
Late at night, gazing tirelessly at the terrain below.read more
So many tutorial videos are full of useless information. I’ve decided to rectify that.
Here’s the first of hopefully many “simple Tutorial” videos I’m hoping to create! It’s a video version of my post Easy Keying Premiere Pro.read more
Keying is simply one of the easiest things to do in Premiere Pro, but if you don’t know where to look or what to do, it can be a little difficult to get started with it.read more