Blog Archives

Back to School with Color Pencils

Traditionally back to school for the younger ages starts in the US around early September or late August when the temperatures used to cool down and the leaves would start to turn to the warm tones of Autumn.  So the

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Posted in Art, Education

Challenges Unexpected

So I have been preparing to start this costume project for a friend.  He decided he wanted a Jedi Temple Guard costume from Star Wars, and I am basing the costume design on the Star Wars Clone Wars animated series

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Posted in Art, Costume, Star Wars

It’s going to be a Jedi Temple Guard!

A couple of weeks ago I posted that I had a friend who wanted me to make him a Star Wars themed costume, well, he has made his decision that he wants a Jedi Temple Guard costume.  This is exciting

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Posted in Art, Costume, Star Wars

Wookiee Hair!

I have added a few new people to my cast of action figure models.  I know this probably looks like child’s play, but I am learning with each set of photos.  Composition, lighting, color, placement of figures to create or

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Posted in Digital Photography, Star Wars

On pins and needles in ……anticipation

I have a friend that wants to have a Star Wars costume made, and right now he’s in the process of deciding what costume to choose.  We narrowed it down to either a Mandorlorian or a Jedi Temple Guard.  Depending

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Posted in Costume, Preparation, Star Wars

Big Clone Trooper – little clone trooper

After shooting this series of photos and resizing them, I realized they made a good Father’s Day statement within the realm of Star Wars and Legos.  It seems that Star Wars and Legos brings all ages together with each generation

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Posted in Digital Photography, Family, Legos, Star Wars

Telling Tales without Words

My apologies.  It’s been too long since my last post, but this year has been rather curious and not very inspirational.  So I have been on a small quest to find inspiration.  After all any good writer or artist needs

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Posted in Inspiration, Star Wars

Artist blues on customer service

Hello fellow artists and business humans.  Last month I wrote a blog about how I was disappointed with the customer service of Daniel Smith – the art supply company.  And well, I was hoping to have a follow up blog

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Posted in Art, Business, Culture, Professionalism

Creativity Well runs dry

As an artist and a writer it is important to keep practicing, so when the lack of inspiration or vital energy slams the creativity well, one has to do something to perk themselves up.  Don’t stay in the dark hole

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Posted in Digital Photography, Inspiration, Star Wars, Toys

Customer Service Blues

It’s not in my nature to complain about everything, but it seems as each year goes by that one has to complain vigorously to get things corrected.  And that’s a shame.  The professional world has really taken a nose dive

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Posted in Art, Business, Culture