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Posted on June 28th, 2010

reading deprivation

I am now to a point in my creative recovery (as it were) where the book that is my primary guide has put a seemingly strange restriction for this week <gasp> The exercise is reading deprivation for a week, yes, DO NOT READ ANYTHING!  This includes books, newspapers, emails, […]

deconstructing the box
Posted on June 26th, 2010


I have been working off and on in a sketch book that is called “deconstructing the box” it is a medley of random and often experimental art works mostly drawing, with some mixed media. It is a project that I have been using to, not necessarily get out of the box but more so […]

around town
Posted on June 26th, 2010

butt load of rain…

Yeah, it rained like a mother last night, here is a guy kyacking down grand and the other one is lyndale at lake street in mpls…


Posted on June 23rd, 2010

evolution of a fledgling foodie

Foodie is an informal term for a particular class of aficionado of food and drink. The word was coined in 1981 by Paul Levy and Ann Barr, who used it in the title of their 1984 book The Official Foodie Handbook. As a kid, I was a very persnickety person when it came to […]

Posted on June 18th, 2010

some stome photos

last night some storms came through MN, most of the weather slid a little to the south or north of where I was but still there were some cool skys to be seen. I got to snap some nice photos: Note, these are raw photos, no photoshop at all.


Posted on June 12th, 2010

5 x 5 drawings

I am a part of an online drawing group called the figure drawing factory, and we do group projects from group models.  these drawing are from a project where we did quick 5 minute drawings or five different models, that was the only criteria.  I went a step ferther and did each in a […]

Posted on June 9th, 2010

foodie non food blog post (orange chick bbq and Guinness NY strip)

So the other day I had an interview for a serving job, in the interview I was told I should be a food, beer and wing blogger.  This kind of surprised me but confirmed something I am interested in at the same time.  Well I wouldn’t mind working on […]

Posted on June 8th, 2010


So I have been thinking on the topic of “FOCUS” as of late.  I think I have been doing so because I fear I have lost what the meaning is to my own soul.  Focus, I will not define it, I think we all know the essence of the […]

Posted on June 5th, 2010


I had done a little redo to a painting, brightened it up a bit…

how do you like the new version?


first one was the original the second one is the new version.


deconstructing the box
Posted on June 2nd, 2010

fdf drawing

Ok, I did this drawing for a project on the figure drawing factory from a pose that Lee had supplied a long time ago.  The pose was made into a circle (assuming photoshoped) so the pose was distorted.  I really wanted to use my new color pencils (derwent is my favorite since they are […]