The Photoshop CC Problem

Like many visually creative people, I use Photoshop. Not that there's a lot of choice in the matter; it is pretty much the only respected player in the game right now. It's annoying, then, that Adobe has thrown out a dubious marketing structure with its new "Creative Cloud".

By | 2016-10-23T22:20:23+00:00 May 29th, 2013|Arting, Digital|Comments Off on The Photoshop CC Problem

Great Document Equals PITA Art

For a bit over a year I've been building up to committing a new piece of art. The main component is the recognizable, engrossed (calligraphy) version of the Declaration of Independence. While many would have [...]

By | 2016-10-23T22:20:23+00:00 May 6th, 2013|Arting, Calligraphy, Physical|Comments Off on Great Document Equals PITA Art


I started work on a 660 x 787 mm (26" x 31") piece that has a very big calligraphic element to it. I've spent many, many months practicing the variety of styles. I've worked out [...]

By | 2014-02-21T21:21:39+00:00 March 26th, 2013|Arting, Calligraphy, Physical|Comments Off on Calligr-augh

New Art A’comin’

We've turned the page to another year and with that there is always the hope that art will soon bloom anew. I have several WIPs (work in progress) in place as the new year begins. [...]

By | 2016-10-23T22:20:23+00:00 January 2nd, 2013|Arting|Comments Off on New Art A’comin’

It’s Hot In Here; Must Be….

Like many artists, I don't exactly get to work in luxurious surroundings all the time. Unfortunately, because of the occasional mess and odors from the materials used (and a lack of extra rooms in my house), airbrushing is relegated to a generous part of the garage on a custom-built mobile platform. This means that I'm at the mercy of the temperature gods.

By | 2016-10-23T22:20:24+00:00 June 30th, 2012|Arting|Comments Off on It’s Hot In Here; Must Be….