2019-02-19: The TWA Hotel Turns an Abandoned Airport Terminal Into a Midcentury Dream - Dwell Finally the …

2019-02-16: This guy is going to a new home today

2019-02-02: I’m moving away from Gmail to a private email provider. I came to the conclusion that 🅰️ I …

2019-01-28: I saved a copy of Slack’s old icon. I could share it. For a price.

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2019-01-18: When I was commuting from Tacoma to Seattle for a couple of years, I occupied myself by doodling …

2019-01-17: Slack’s new logo looks like branding for a corporation in a straight-to-video dystopian sci-fi film

2019-01-14: I like salt bagels. I like everything bagels. Why can’t I have a salty-everything bagel?

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2019-01-07: Origami for sale in a mason jar.

2019-01-06: Conceptual artist Simon Freund created a digital painting called White on White after the famous …

2019-01-06: New Year, new internet. My latest newsletter about a new art piece and starting the new year off by …

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2019-01-05: Justin Timberlake. Designed by Apple in California

2019-01-04: This is pretty remarkable. Coder.com is VS Code in a browser, on a Linux container. Nuts. Run a …

2019-01-03: Ivan is a mysterious concept artist and illustrator I found on ArtStation - Look at this amazing …

2018-12-28: So the moral of the story is I deleted my News app from iOS. RSS 4 life. (Or until websites realize …

2018-12-28: You can tell Apple News not to suggest things from feeds you don’t follow - but there’s …

2018-12-28: I like Apple News, but any algorithmically driven content system ultimately becomes a black hole of …

2018-12-28: I’m retreating to old habits, shunning Apple News for my old trusty RSS feeds (I use Reeder …

2018-12-27: Today I learned that A. The Museum of Modern Art has a GitHub and B. They share details of their …

2018-12-24: Laura Berger is a multi-disciplinary artist whose work features totemic, abstracted female figures …

2018-12-16: I saw an ancient artifact this weekend.

2018-12-14: Milt Kobayashi has an Instagram His works hover somewhere between pinup, fashion photography, and …

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2018-12-11: Layers is an art film by Maxim Zhestkov. A cube in a pristine museum space is intersected by …

2018-12-11: Oh it’s nog season again isn’t it?

2018-12-09: Wall art

2018-12-09: Authenticating a Pollock

2018-12-09: Since I’ve gotten into buying records recently. Alphabetizing and categorizing music is a …

2018-12-07: 👓 https://optician-sans.com/

2018-11-29: …Wrap it all up in plastic wrap. Pop it in the fridge (in a dish, it might leak), finish your …

2018-11-29: Lay one half of the salmon over the other half…

2018-11-29: Cover salmon with sugar and salt (heavily), add black pepper to taste, cover with dill…

2018-11-29: Let’s make Gravlax! Assemble Salmon, Sugar, Kosher Salt, Black Pepper, and a Martini (for safety)

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2018-11-27: Is there a blues song about looking for PHP version incompatibilities?

2018-11-26: SQLPro for iPad: itunes.apple.com/us/app/sq…

2018-11-26: A photographer captured the surreal beauty of Hong Kong’s bamboo scaffolding

2018-11-17: A beautiful, music video for “Jalousie” by Angèle

2018-11-15: An emoji builder…

2018-11-15: 3. The collective noun for a group of hedgehogs is “array” or “prickle.”

2018-11-15: Neat https://edabit.com/challenges

2018-11-14: Inspect Browseris an iOS browser with a built in web inspector for html, css, and Javascript …

2018-11-13: Butterick’s Practical Typography I read the first edition of this…it’s good! It’s a …

2018-11-13: Well I just Photoshop for the first time in years. It’s terrible. It’s about as bad as …

2018-11-12: Let’s say you’re working on your iPad and you need to save an email as a PDF. While viewing the …

2018-11-12: Clippy - a CSS clip-path editor

2018-11-12: Gorgeous industrial landscapes by Michael Bartmann

2018-11-11: “Oh I just got brie on my Kindle” is a thing that may have happened

2018-11-11: I’d love for Apple to announce something like Docker for iOS - they could call it something …

2018-11-11: I keep reading articles about making an iPad into a dev workstation hoping for … something. …

2018-11-11: I have been reading a series of books about a hard-boiled robot detective and his sassy …

2018-11-10: Painting on the train back to Tacoma.

2018-11-10: Every day last week, on my way to the Portland office, I saw a woman huddled in this little alcove, …

2018-11-09: Today is Carl Sagan’s birthday. He would have been 84. To celebrate, perhaps make an apple pie …

2018-11-08: With the release of the new iPad Pro - the trade-in value of my old iPad Pro dropped $25 - seems …

2018-11-07: Buses should have cupholders.

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2018-11-04: A small extension to React that handles global state as a property of React classes (instead of …

2018-11-04: A little Tacoma Dome history…

2018-11-04: Interesting interview LA Painter Tomory Dodge. Dodge is my age and his art school experience mirrors …

2018-11-03: Joe Hamilton’s video pieces are dizzying cubist landscapes

2018-11-02: If you have more than one olive in your martini, it counts as a salad.

2018-11-02: Alexandra Gorczynski is an artist who creates digital paintings and websites. Her work is a bit …

2018-11-01: Looking at this CMYK drawing robot makes me realize that the Zorn palette is basically the same …

2018-10-31: Of course this is an option…

2018-10-31: I’m very excited about the new iPad Pro. I’m excited about USB-C opening up the possibility of …

2018-10-30: Works best with a hot day and a cheap beer.

2018-10-29: Oh this is neat. A NodeJS Canvas api wrapper for an image library. …

2018-10-29: A mega-gram for the end of October combining a portrait study, some eggs, and a hazy Tacoma icon in …

2018-10-28: Sunday study

2018-10-28: Sunday eggs

2018-10-28: I went by my local bookstore to pick up some trashy robot detective novels (what?) and discovered a …

2018-10-27: My local park has been so very photogenic lately.

2018-10-26: Post-War America, As Seen through the Art of James Rosenquist

2018-10-25: I’ve been reading up on machine learning, trying to get my head around the basic concepts. …

2018-10-24: I just connected my DayOne journal to my Micro.Blog via an IFTTT applet. 🤓

2018-10-24: “The Orion”, is a retrofitted former old-folks home. They recently capped off renovations with a …

2018-10-23: I am reading “Perfect Wave” by Dave Hickey. I am reminded how much his writing makes me nostalgic …

2018-10-23: Work by Matt Byle

2018-10-23: On macOS Mojave, Apple Safari’s ‘responsive design mode’ doesn’t include …

2018-10-23: On Booooooom, a selection of mixed-media illustrations by Matt Byle. I like the images with repeated …

2018-10-23: You can learn about interesting things listening to podcasts.

2018-10-22: This seems useful - a pre-packaged tool to build out SSR JS projects called Razzle

2018-10-22: I read an essay by David Hickey about this painting - “After the Prom” by Norman Rockwell and spoke …

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2018-10-20: Late October MegaGram. 27 images posted individually to Instagram which combine to create a single …

2018-10-20: Matthieu Venot creates tightly cropped photographs of architecture often framed by a clear blue sky.

2018-10-19: This article about AI trained to create novel images is silly - but the work is interesting. They …

2018-10-18: If you make a quiche without a crust, does it become a frittata?

2018-10-18: Swedish artist EKTA paints “uncommissioned” murals on walls - abstract, expressive street art. …

2018-10-17: Quick profile painting

2018-10-17: Quick painting

2018-10-17: Portrait sketch

2018-10-17: 5 minute portrait sketch

2018-10-17: An October Mega-Gram. This image is a collage of photos and scribbles. Everything becomes canvas and …

2018-10-16: I’m sure this is fine

2018-10-16: I’m working at home a lot more often now - but I haven’t been the best at making good …

2018-10-16: Sterling Bowen is making art from office supplies.

2018-10-15: Uncanny.

2018-10-15: I spent a good portion of today reading Facebook and Instagram integration documents. These …

2018-10-15: S. Neil Fujita I bought a record player recently. I’ve been quietly lusting after one for about 3 years now. In my …

2018-10-14: Finally mad room on my wall for this piece. I should rotate art like tires.

2018-10-11: With the fog this boat seems to be sailing through the air

2018-10-10: Portrait sketch

2018-10-10: Wednesday night figure study

2018-10-10: Periodic reminder that this Tumblr exists.

2018-10-10: Daniel Radcliffe is adorable.

2018-10-09: There is a series of small paintings by Al Held at the Seattle Art Museum right now. The paintings …

2018-10-07: The left wing suspects that art is opium; the right suspects it’s PCP. Neither recognizes it as the …

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2018-09-28: Blindfolded statue in the park.

2018-09-27: This building has been slowly renovated into an 80s tribute band.

2018-09-27: Good morning Grit City

2018-09-26: I am becoming such a Rafaël Rozendaal fan boy.

2018-09-22: Macchiato at Manifesto

2018-09-22: Half the appeal of records is the giant 12” artwork.

2018-09-22: This web site design hits me right where I (want to) live. https://neighborhoodgoods.com

2018-09-22: Saturday bread

2018-09-20: I am such a twee hipster. The record? Oh that. I bought that as an art piece. It’s been in a …

2018-09-17: I learned two things over the weekend. I get migraines Migraine medicine is miraculous

2018-09-16: Ellsworth Kelly’s Austin

2018-09-16: State fair

2018-09-15: My favorite local coffee shop is closing.

2018-09-13: RONE is a street artist working on a whole other level.

2018-09-13: The Atipo type foundry just released Silka

2018-09-13: Lunr is a JavaScript-only search tool. Build an index from a list of documents and perform full-text …

2018-09-13: Look at the size of this mango. Look at it.

2018-09-13: Palazzo carpet is zoomy

2018-09-13: Airport Noir

2018-09-08: A Mega-gram for September. Inspired heavily by the street artist RONE I started thinking about …

2018-09-07: I’m not made of stone.

2018-09-06: Morning flower

2018-09-06: What a clown. Twitter’s Jack Dorsey wore a popped collar to testify to Congress — Quartzy

2018-09-03: Working on another giant Instagram piece. I’m starting to think about the incremental work that I do …

2018-09-03: This is only a little bonkers and was probably inevitable. Why pay flawed humans who will only get …

2018-09-02: This ad in the New York Times is an audacious display of ink.

2018-08-31: Now here’s an interesting idea.

2018-08-31: Looking at the background of https://goose.game got me wondering how it works which led me to …

2018-08-30: Well this gave me the feels.

2018-08-30: I saw this yesterday on my walk to the coffee shop. The sprinklers cast a dry shadow of this tree in …

2018-08-29: Wednesday night drawing at Feast Art Center

2018-08-29: Speaking of Jaron Lanier, his web site parties like it’s 1997 and I love it.

2018-08-29: I recently finished Jaron Lanier’s Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right …

2018-08-28: Is there a German word for that ping of anxiety you feel when you look out the window to see a car …

2018-08-27: Amy Hughes’ paintings of figures behind shower curtains feel sweaty and claustrophobic. The shower …

2018-08-27: Soey Milk’s oil paintings are dense with imagery and texture. I love the mix of expressive …

2018-08-25: Added my canvas mono-prints to my portfolio.

2018-08-25: Paper.js looks fun.

2018-08-25: I stumbled across this old post about Beijing Design Week in 2015. I love the bold geometry against …

2018-08-25: It’s 2018, why can’t I have wallpaper that does this?

2018-08-25: We were invited to see México en el Corazón last night with some friends. We drove up to Seattle, …

2018-08-24: Artist Zach Lieberman uses Instagram as a sketchbook. He follows a few simple rules, working 30 …

2018-08-23: The drink of summer is the Negroni

2018-08-23: Sketch

2018-08-23: Wednesday 1974

2018-08-22: Life drawing practice tonight at Feast Art Center in Tacoma.

2018-08-22: A new mega-gram for mid-August. I have spent so much time on trains in the last two years that they …

2018-08-22: Concept artist, illustrator, and painter Wangjie Li seems to carry on a 19th century tradition …

2018-08-22: Sarah Meyohas project “Speculations” are photos of mirrors in mirrors in front of …

2018-08-21: They’re evolving.

2018-08-21: Good morning apocalypse

2018-08-21: My most recent Mega-gram. Here I chose to create a composition of color and shape painted on top of …

2018-08-20: The latest entry in my newsletter project 100 Doodles

2018-08-12: Tacoma at dusk

2018-08-12: The BS Web This is a good overview of the problem as experienced by users of the web. I don’t …

2018-08-11: Steven Forder is a painter who teaches at the Long Island Academy of Fine Art. He works both in …

2018-08-11: The folks at iA would like to remind you that their app “Writer” is a cheeseburger. Or something.

2018-08-10: Art @ Abouthalf.com Today I launched a new portfolio mini-site for my artwork. art.abouthalf.com I wanted something I …

2018-08-10: Megagram for August 10 The piece above was uploaded to Instagram as 27 separate images which create a large tapestry on my …

2018-08-09: Working on a new stand-alone portfolio site…

2018-08-09: These photos are eerie. Some remind me of melting old shacks in North Carolina. Some seem like …

2018-08-09: Kenichi Hoshine’s paintings reminde me of traditional woodblock prints and color-field …

2018-08-09: Seattle street art

2018-08-09: Never do the math I am changing jobs. One of my primary motivators for the change was my commute. I did the math …

2018-08-08: PBS Studios’ YouTube channel “The Art Assignment” has a playlist called “The Case …

2018-08-07: Nikolas Antoniou’s paintings are brushy fractal visions. They’re like a figurative …

2018-08-06: I’m working on rebuilding my painting portfolio as a stand-alone microsite and I realized I never …

2018-08-05: Here is a great resource - The Badass Lady Creatives project is no longer updating, but that …

2018-08-05: This collaboration between Janine Rewell and Minna Parikka is stunning. The patterns are rendered …

2018-08-05: Deanne Cheuk is an amazing design polymath. Her work ranges from graphic design and art direction to …

2018-08-04: Shiny and new I created a custom style sheet for my micro.blog and pointed my domain name, abouthalf.com, here as …

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2018-08-04: I’m very close to sun-downing my Squarespace site in favor of Micro.blog. Squarespace is a …

2018-08-04: Web sites I make “Internet Art” in the form of web sites with a single idea or image enhanced with …

2018-08-03: Don’t worry. I’ll send my thoughts and prayers. apple.news The NRA Says It’s in Deep Financial …

2018-07-30: Oh pear “salad” I forgot all about you.

2018-07-30: I photographed some of my recent printer-paintings for an upcoming art-walk here in Tacoma. …

2018-07-30: Speaking of… Jessica Svendsen’s web site is a really excellent example of a portfolio / CV. …

2018-07-30: Jessica Svendsen’s 404 page is delightful.

2018-07-30: Booooooom is highlighting Arturo Cabrera’s paintings which are sort of a realist / cubist …

2018-07-29: Art for Instagram - July 15 I extended my previous piece for Instagram so now I have long-scrolling profile of continuous …

2018-07-29: Oksana Shachko, an artist and cofounder of the Ukrainian radical-feminist activist group Femen, was …

2018-07-28: Janice Sung tells the story of becoming a freelance illustrator.

2018-07-28: Photographed some of my paintings for an upcoming art walk in Tacoma

2018-07-28: I’ve started reading “Ten Arguments for Deleting your Social Media Accounts Right Now” …

2018-07-28: More on Oliver Jeffers’ dipped paintings.

2018-07-28: Oliver Jeffers creates paintings half obscured by dipping into a vat of paint. I find it interesting …

2018-07-27: apple.news If you can quit social media, but don’t, then you’re part of the problem, Jaron Lanier …

2018-07-26: Juul & its House of Smoke & Horrors

2018-07-26: Lucas Lasnier creates lush, bonkers semi-surrealist paintings and murals.

2018-07-20: Danny Heller’s “Modern Leisure” series of paintings depicts a hyper-idealized modernist, …

2018-07-18: Quartz(y) has the worst headlines. This article, headlined “The Graceful Restoration Of A …

2018-07-17: It is entirely too easy to post to the wrong micro.blog :-

2018-07-17: A nice article on Simon Freund’s Selbsportrait exhibit.

2018-07-17: Train doodle of a surly character

2018-07-16: Selbsportrait is a new work by Simon Freund where he swaps “signature uniforms” with …

2018-07-16: Art for Instagram - July 2018 For July I took my recent portrait study and decomposed it with poppies. This image was posted as 27 …

2018-07-15: Screentone has been drawing “Casablanca” but with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and it’s …

2018-07-15: If you can’t be a Ghostbuster - be a Ghostbuster-booster

2018-07-15: Gordon Nicholas’ portrait photography looks like it would taste like candy. Some are very …

2018-07-15: Sabine Finkenauer is a German painter living in Barcelona and makes colorful, playful soft geometric …

2018-07-14: Tacoma Pride festival

2018-07-13: Portrait Another portrait study on the iPad - I'm starting to get a better grasp of color and value at the …

2018-07-13: Robert Roth’s landscapes walk right up to the edge of pure abstraction and then take a step …

2018-07-12: Poppies and portraits. I finished posting my July Mega-gram today - A large image broken into 27 …

2018-07-12: Michael Breeder is a painter and muralist who mixes graffiti and figurative painting into dense …

2018-07-09: Oh Marimekko

2018-07-09: I think you need some surrealist GIFs to sing you to sleep.

2018-07-09: 🅰️ I didn’t know Michael Ian Black was such a good writer. 🅱️ I want to go there.

2018-07-09: Sketching on the train this morning. Stealing faces from my email.

2018-07-08: Sunday printer painting

2018-07-08: Finishing up a painting today.

2018-07-08: Jason Craighead is a traditional abstract expressionist - which feels like a funny thing to say …

2018-07-06: Google believes in the open web. As long as it’s viewed on Chrome.

2018-07-06: Abby Fields is a painter whose work implies passages from a sinister story book.

2018-07-06: Kelly Blevins creates large (3‘ x 4‘) figurative and somewhat surreal drawings in charcoal.

2018-07-06: Alexei Gural creates collages from images found in magazines.

2018-07-05: The fascinating story of straws.

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2018-07-04: This article on embracing compassionate code was republished on DZone recently. Worth a re-read. …

2018-07-03: Seems legit

2018-07-03: Work in progress of a little color study based on a photo of downtown Tacoma

2018-07-02: I recently found and purchased a Wade Guyton exhibition catalog online. I didn’t read …

2018-07-02: Rhed Fawell creates fascinating embroidered collages. I love how these works ignore the typical …

2018-07-02: I’ve been enjoying this sweet, simple web comic, Screentone. The author shares a lot of their …

2018-07-01: It’s hard out there for a teddy bear

2018-06-29: Printer paintings I’ve been experimenting with using my Epson printer as an artistic tool. Whenever I’ve …

2018-06-28: This is an interesting idea - I have two or three things I’d like to add to the …

2018-06-28: I normally avoid sugar but I just got a really good latte sweetened with honey and now I’m a …

2018-06-28: Thursday poppy painting on the train.

2018-06-27: Portrait study Portrait Study Digital - 2700px x 3600px Procreate for iPad Pro This study became the basis for some …

2018-06-27: Wednesday poppy

2018-06-26: I wonder what the crew on that boat gets up to while anchored out in he sound.

2018-06-26: Southern Chef Benjamin Dennis Cooks Gullah Geechee Cuisine

2018-06-26: Ripped from the headlines

2018-06-26: June 25th, 2018 - Everything new is old again The latest edition of my newsletter project, 100 Doodles, where I reveal digital painting secrets. …

2018-06-26: Tuesday train doodle. Orange poppy in the sun.

2018-06-26: Ethan Gulley’s photography has an intimate, almost accidental quality - like finding the …

2018-06-25: Do the “hosts” on West World get ear wax? Do they grow fingernails?

2018-06-25: June 24th, 2018 – Wine, but in a can The latest issue of 100 Doodles where we run into like-minded acquaintances and I make a quick …

2018-06-25: Wrote a little about making art for Instagram

2018-06-25: Art for Instagram, June 2018 [caption id=“” align=“alignnone” width=“1350.0”]This piece was …

2018-06-24: Sunday afternoon in the studio

2018-06-24: Quick sketch of the park

2018-06-24: Portrait study - digital painting with Procreate

2018-06-23: Painting in progress

2018-06-23: Tall image is tall. This was posted as 24 squares to Instagram over the course of a week.

2018-06-23: Micro.blog is a front-end to social media.

2018-06-23: Micro.blog is a front-end to social media I’ve been experimenting with Micro.blog long enough to say I’m not really experimenting any longer. …

2018-06-23: This was my last big multi-panel piece posted to Instagram. I enjoyed having one large image merge …

2018-06-23: TDD and “genius” programmers - This is a great blog post which builds on a great Twitter …

2018-06-22: I love a clever redesign. Slightly tweaked binder clips make them easier to use.

2018-06-20: This junk mail is incredible. Fake metal and plastic key, lots of heavy paper, all mailed in a clear …

2018-06-20: Sketching on the train this morning on the iPad

2018-06-20: This is a chunk of a new work I’m rolling out on Instagram starting tomorrow. I’ve been …

2018-06-20: I see poppies everywhere now.

2018-06-20: Lisa Golightly is a Portland-based artist who uses found photos as references for her work. She …

2018-06-18: I love this -> …

2018-06-17: 13“ x 19“ mono-print on canvas - Protester with flowers

2018-06-17: 13“ x 19“ mono-print on canvas - Sleeping Commuter

2018-06-17: Poppies have infiltrated my brain lately - so I’m using them as a visual motif.

2018-06-17: These mono-prints are 13“ x 19“ - on primed, un-stretched canvas.

2018-06-17: I’m running things through the printer twice or three times to build up an image in layers. …

2018-06-17: Today is a studio day. I’m working on using my printer as part of my digital painting process. …

2018-06-16: New work: Freighthouse Square Digital painting with iPad and #Procreate

2018-06-16: June 15th, 2018 - Meddling kids The latest issue of my newsletter project 100 Doodles where some kids are just trying to do a good …

2018-06-15: Napping Commuter [caption id=“” align=“alignnone” width=“2500.0”]Napping Commuter …

2018-06-15: Matthew Grabelsky makes paintings of perfectly average and normal people on the NYC subway.

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2018-06-14: Why do designers have unnavigable websites?

2018-06-14: Work in progress on a new digital painting

2018-06-14: Milt Kobayashi creates brushy, expressive figurative paintings. Small quiet scenes which are heavy …

2018-06-13: Xtian Miller creates out Swiss-style poster designs relying heavily on typography and simple shapes.

2018-06-13: Good mornining

2018-06-12: Lyndon Probst creates interesting, sculptural paintings that float between minimal abstraction, …

2018-06-12: June 9th, 2018 - Fences The latest edition of my newsletter project 100 Doodles where I look over a fence.

2018-06-12: A two headed poppy

2018-06-11: Tacoma from Ruston Point [caption id=“” align=“alignnone” width=“2500.0”]Fountain pen on …

2018-06-11: I was trying to explain JavaScript this at work - how it can change depending upon the context. This …

2018-06-11: Caspar Fairhall uses the term “time-based works” for his video and interactive work. …

2018-06-11: Lydia Okumura is a New York based artist who uses acrylic paint, pencil, yarn, and aluminum sheets …

2018-06-11: I just discovered @Caspar on Micro.Blog (it’s Micro Monday) - Caspar creates paintings, video, …

2018-06-10: Post rain light

2018-06-09: Tacoma from Ruston Point

2018-06-09: The latest entry in my newsletter project 100 doodles where I look at a fence.

2018-06-09: Meat machine

2018-06-09: Daniel Maidman is an artist I follow. He makes very “academic” drawings of the human …

2018-06-09: Napping Computer - A digital painting for Instagram made with #procreate - I broke the image up into …

2018-06-09: A poppy painted on the train last week.

2018-06-08: This article comes from an organization with a track record of buying stolen property.

2018-06-08: Meatball Taco

2018-06-08: “This is better than the French Laundry, man”

2018-06-08: On Instagram Kehinde Wiley shared a short video of painting his stellar portrait of Barrack Obama. I …

2018-06-06: “The View from the Whale’s Mouth” is an artist’s e-book by Everett Engel - it’s …

2018-06-06: Instagram as a medium I follow a lot of artists on Instagram and I use the “discover” feature regularly to find more. …

2018-06-04: June 3rd, 2018 - Walk sign for Division Avenue is ON The latest entry in my newsletter 100 Doodles where I cross the street. Subscribe to 100 Doodles

2018-06-03: I saw Anne Appleby’s exhibit at the TAM today as well. Her paintings of trees (grids of colors …

2018-06-03: TAM afternoon

2018-06-03: Enter the third dimesnsion

2018-06-03: I saw a painting by Victor Hugo Zayas today at the Tacoma Art Museum. The LA city grid and the river …

2018-06-03: I rediscovered this cigar bar - attached to the back half of the Bagdad Theater in Portland - but …

2018-06-03: Facebook is a write-only medium [caption id=“” align=“alignnone” width=“2208.0”]It’s a …

2018-06-03: You could do worse than to spend an afternoon at Syncline Winery.

2018-06-03: I got to spend a little time in Hood River, OR this weekend. I met an Irish Setter named Willow.

2018-06-02: Hood River bridge Sharpie and fountain pen drawing of the Hood River bridge from last week

2018-06-01: Here is a chunk of a piece I’m putting together for Instagram…I’m thinking of Instagram …

2018-06-01: I have mixed feels about Malcom Liepke’s painting. I love figurative art, and his is …

2018-06-01: Quick photo study from the train. Sometimes I borrow faces from Uniqlo marketing emails for …

2018-05-31: Janice Sung is an illustrator with a great angular style. She was recently featured by the …

2018-05-31: Drawing at the riverside in Hood River, OR today

2018-05-31: Ow! Right in my 80s.

2018-05-30: Foggy Mirror Foggy Mirror is a web app which recreates the experience of drawing in a foggy mirror using your …

2018-05-30: One of the fun things about making art for the internet, is that you can share the source code.

2018-05-30: John Zoller’s makes optical abstraction.

2018-05-30: Quick photo study from the train.

2018-05-29: Hello! I made you a new arty web site “foggy mirror” - if you have a web-cam or smart-phone …

2018-05-29: Turns out apple-mobile-web-app-capable has a different rendering engine than standard Safari.

2018-05-29: Lanes Coder’s photography is striking, almost painterly.

2018-05-29: Valerie Chiang takes gorgeous photos.

2018-05-29: Fascinating article by Eugene Wei on the nature of business growth and recognizing natural limits of …

2018-05-28: Blue truck Truck sketch for 100 Doodles

2018-05-28: What? I’m on vacation.

2018-05-28: I’m experimenting with using WebPack to just make a bundle without using Babel to transpile …

2018-05-27: Oh Portland

2018-05-27: Coffee shop art looks like caffeine feels.

2018-05-25: This place looks interesting. Tacoma has many secrets.

2018-05-25: Here’s a fascinating Tumblr (and exhibition) of rodeo photos

2018-05-25: Elizabeth Selby’s oil paintings look like they’re based on photographs - but I think …

2018-05-25: May 23rd - Get in, it's time to go The most recent page in my 100 Doodles newsletter project where I find coffee and a truck. …

2018-05-25: If I’m early to Seattle I’ll stop for coffee at Elm Coffee Roasters and finish up my train …

2018-05-25: I started digging through this essay last night - I’m not finished and I’m not sure what …

2018-05-25: I wonder how Affinity Photo compares to Procreate. I love Procreate - I’ve never had a better …

2018-05-24: A little practice portrait from an email marketing photo this morning.

2018-05-24: A friend of mine - an abstract painter - has been working on a barn quilt. Colliding worlds

2018-05-24: I decided to walk to catch the train today because parking has become a nightmare. I’m looking at …

2018-05-23: Wine sign A poster for my work at the wine shop.

2018-05-23: Wednesday truck drawing.

2018-05-22: A sketch from an old photo found on the internet.

2018-05-22: May 21st - New studio The most recent page in my 100 Doodles newsletter project where I find a new place to draw …

2018-05-21: Grind two small cans of pimentos with two cakes of Neufchatel cheese, and season with a little salt. …

2018-05-21: May 20th - Blue monk The most recent page in my 100 Doodles newsletter project where I contemplate the zen of …

2018-05-20: One thing I like about John Baldessari’s work having the distinct impression that he’s …

2018-05-20: Sunday pear

2018-05-20: When I hung my paintings up in the local wine shop - I forgot to put my name on anything. Whoops. So …

2018-05-20: Afternoon pear 🍐

2018-05-20: Suzan Frecon grinds her own pigments into oil to build custom colors for her paintings.

2018-05-20: I’m fascinated by Wade Guyton’s work and his giant printers.

2018-05-20: I am perpetually surprised that there are so few art books available digitally (kindle or ibook or …

2018-05-20: John Larriva makes expressive small oil paintings - mostly portraits. His paintings are 8x10 or …

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2018-05-19: Trying to cook mussels for the first time tonight.

2018-05-18: Never gets old.

2018-05-18: Sometimes I wonder what my phone thinks of me. 🧠 📱

2018-05-17: The mannequin with a lightsaber tells you everything you need to know about Utilikilts

2018-05-16: Herb Jackson’s paintings feel like an archeological dig into cake and feelings.

2018-05-16: Ball Auto Service is a magical time capsule in my neighborhood. They will fix up your car and sell …

2018-05-16: Jordy Kerwick’s work seems to float somewhere between non-objective abstraction and deeply personal …

2018-05-16: I found Erik Jones’ art on Instagram - his work has a playful but slightly broken quality to it - I …

2018-05-16: Had a good drawing session at Feast Arts tonight. Good crowd, good model. Worked in @Procreate on a …

2018-05-16: I ran across this on Metafilter -> https://txt.fyi/about/ It’s not that dumb.

2018-05-16: Wednesday morning commuter art. I saw a woman on the train who looked like a monk with her hoodie …

2018-05-15: Latest page in my newsletter project 100 Doodles wherein I see a turtle

2018-05-15: Some abstract doodling this morning on the train

2018-05-15: Torguga The most recent page in my 100 Doodles newsletter project - wherein I see a turtle. Subscribe to 100 …

2018-05-14: This is loud. I guess it worked. I mean I clicked on it to make it go away.

2018-05-14: This is a handy learning tool: http://es6katas.org/ It’s collection of small ES6 exercises …

2018-05-14: Sketching in the park yesterday

2018-05-13: Installed my Grit City series at a local wine shop. I wanted to get these out in the world instead …

2018-05-13: Stefanie Heinze’s paintings make me think of melting cartoon characters.

2018-05-12: Today I learned that there is not only a Golden Ratio, but a silver and bronze as well. In fact …

2018-05-10: I 🍌 this

2018-05-10: I wonder if I can find Converse headquarters on this…

2018-05-10: I saw a seagull having an existential crisis. It flew down the middle of the street crying and …

2018-05-09: This is music to code by.

2018-05-09: I tried to captur the impression of a rail bridge on my way in to work today.

2018-05-08: Grit City from the sky.

2018-05-08: Afternoon commute doodle.

2018-05-08: This photo from Shorpy looks like a Velazquez painting.

2018-05-07: Thinking about writing a small JSON Feed authoring tool - for those times where you want to write a …

2018-05-07: Still life silk

2018-05-07: Grit City

2018-05-07: I would be less inclined to be looking for an exist if Squarespace offerred some kind of API or …

2018-05-07: I’ll I’ve been using Micro.Blog for almost a month now. I’ve made 109 posts. This …

2018-05-07: Francis Reynolds paints images…and then obscures them with big brush strokes and textures. …

2018-05-07: Giuseppe Gradella’s photography feels like a fashion shoot for ghosts.

2018-05-07: I have mixed feelings about Alpay Efe’s painting. It’s formally beautiful - he often paints on …

2018-05-07: Yvonne Robert’s paintings have a tense graphic quality. I like the tight collisions of large …

2018-05-07: Horace Dediu writes about the uncanny timing of the original iMac. I remember buying that first iMac …

2018-05-07: Good morning. Let’s bake eggs.

2018-05-07: Aw man. I had stuff to do.

2018-05-06: There are two seasons. Eggnog season and Gin and Tonic season

2018-05-06: I looked out this window last night and thought about how much I miss that building even though I …

2018-05-05: Did a little design refresh today. I had created something a little overthought and overwrought. …

2018-05-05: For some silly reason, on Squarespace the search form styles inherit the button styles. Those …

2018-05-05: Bookstore discovery

2018-05-05: Blossoms

2018-05-05: Attempting to set up github mirroring for my micro.blog…

2018-05-05: Justin John Greene’s paintings are expressive, unnerving, and strange.

2018-05-05: Doron Langberg makes intimate, personal, and sometimes erotic paintings of people living their …

2018-05-05: Julia Wachtel’s paintings are fascinating combinations of found images, ads, and logos.

2018-05-04: Today’s Microsoft workaround… …

2018-05-04: Today I learned that Microsoft is still committed to breaking the web. In our case we were trying to …

2018-05-04: Periodic reminder to have fun with your Windows VM names…

2018-05-04: A map of Tacoma’s Japantown in the 1920s

2018-05-04: This is a great little write-up of using Micro.Blog as an escape hatch from Instagram.

2018-05-04: Since Micro.blog supports WordPress importing - and Squarespace supports WordPress export I think I …

2018-05-04: A 45 minute (give or take) sketch / painting of eggs done on the bus yesterday. My seat-mate put …

2018-05-04: [caption id=“” align=“alignnone” width=“2048.0”]Eggs [/caption] …

2018-05-04: The loneliest basketball The most recent page in my 100 Doodles newsletter project, where I take a walk in the park. …

2018-05-04: The latest page in my newsletter project, 100 Doodles

2018-05-03: At work, I’m having my team read “JavaScript Allongé” as a learning / training exercise. …

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2018-05-02: Great little exercises and lessons on drawing… …And another

2018-05-02: This just amazing. Also bananas. Amaze-bananas.

2018-05-01: Tacoma Dome Station, Platform 2 [caption id=“” align=“alignnone” width=“2500.0”]Detail of the …

2018-05-01: It’s really appealing that I can use the visual editor in Squarespace to visually design a …

2018-05-01: Squarespace is losing some of its polish for me. It’s a great platform generally speaking. But …

2018-05-01: I saw a lonely basketball in the park Friday.

2018-05-01: Detail from the last page of my newsletter.

2018-05-01: The latest page from my newsletter project, 100 doodles.

2018-04-30: Rails This is a recent issue of my 100 Doodles project. An art newsletter published maybe twice a week …

2018-04-29: Kellen Jett’s work is right up my alley. I like the loose brushwork and weighty forms.

2018-04-29: Practice drawing from imagination

2018-04-29: Windows This is a recent issue of my 100 Doodles project. An art newsletter published maybe twice a week …

2018-04-29: Don't draw bananas This is a recent issue of my 100 Doodles project. An art newsletter published maybe twice a week …

2018-04-29: Finding bones This is a recent issue of my 100 Doodles project. An art newsletter published maybe twice a week …

2018-04-29: Stop! Tree Thief! This is a recent issue of my 100 Doodles project. An art newsletter published maybe twice a week …

2018-04-29: Ma'am This is a recent issue of my 100 Doodles project. An art newsletter published maybe twice a week …

2018-04-29: Every desk is terrible This is a recent issue of my 100 Doodles project. An art newsletter published maybe twice a week …

2018-04-27: This piece looks like a trap to catch businessmen.

2018-04-26: A big part of my job has been aggressively sun-downing a legacy Microsoft stack. Shit like this is …

2018-04-25: JavaScript has a quirky personality.

2018-04-25: It appears that Micro.blog posts with images aren’t syncing to Twitter. Personally, I blame …

2018-04-25: I think this is a valid bit of criticism, but I think it’s also a hard design problem to …

2018-04-25: Sunny train platform this morning

2018-04-25: Sketching from my window last weekend

2018-04-25: Recent item from my newsletter project . Don’t draw bananas.

2018-04-25: Tried to draw from my imagination on the train last night. My imagination needs some anatomy lessons

2018-04-24: Banana doodle

2018-04-24: Nice choice of cover photo 🍆

2018-04-24: Did a little bit of a study with Affinity Photo last night - a $49 Photoshop alternative. It’s …

2018-04-23: Listening to “Good Point” and one of the hosts made an off-hand comment about how websites are …

2018-04-23: Bananas are not a very good subject. 🍌📷

2018-04-23: Interesting, almost geometric, still-life paintings by Susan Jane Walp.

2018-04-23: Egg study [caption id=“” align=“alignnone” width=“2500.0”]Two eggs …

2018-04-23: I read this stupid article and I don’t feel good about it. Most Apple related editorials …

2018-04-23: My gut reaction to this article was “well probably no” but the phrase …

2018-04-23: This article poses the question: “Is it still an artistically justifiable pursuit for a man to paint …

2018-04-23: Is there a german word for the the feeling of emotional despair when embarking on a long commute …

2018-04-22: Sunday still life painting with a couple of process photos. Acrylic painting on birch panel, 8” x 8” …

2018-04-21: Glitchy collaborative pixel art from Jeremiah Johnson. Scroll the page to make them shimmer.

2018-04-21: The colors…

2018-04-21: Good article in the New Yorker about “2001: A Space Odyssey”

2018-04-20: Three thoughts [caption id=“” align=“alignnone” width=“2500.0”]A work in …

2018-04-20: I just discovered this site and now it’s gone. Sadness.

2018-04-19: Morning commuter drawing session. Needed about 20 more minutes to get this closer to “done”. …

2018-04-18: Stop! Tree thief!

2018-04-18: Simon Freund has released a new piece “onwards & upwards”. Step-ladders intertwined, supporting …

2018-04-18: I’m realizing that I need to just slow down with my art work and not worry about where …

2018-04-18: I ran across this explainer video from Vox on minimalism in art. It’s a good introduction - …

2018-04-17: I don’t know who Ivan is, but his artwork makes me yearn.

2018-04-17: I like this comic. but the plural of “Stephen Fry” is obviously “Stephens Fry”. And secondly. if we …

2018-04-17: I was digging through some archives of my early UX work. I made a ham icon.

2018-04-16: On micro.blog I’m fast approaching the number of posts I have on my “proper” blog. …

2018-04-15: Got to spend some time on a couple of painting studies this weekend. I’m noticing a tendency I …

2018-04-15: Huh. I thought I was having a pretty good day. Thanks Uniqlo marketing email. I guess?

2018-04-15: I am discovering Wade Guyton - an ink-jet painter (so to speak). A digital artist who uses the …

2018-04-15: Baleada Queen is a strange and interesting internet art project about isolation and celebrity.

2018-04-15: Went by my local diner-dive for breakfast today. Some genius figured out you can just put the eggs …

2018-04-15: Yesterday’s edition of my newsletter 100 Doodles

2018-04-15: These process images of ramen by Ivan emerge from a fog of color.

2018-04-15: The Statue Experiment by Hiroshi Takagishi

2018-04-14: I am playing with Krita for the first time. Holy cats this is a powerful tool. It’s not …

2018-04-14: First desks, now a giant tablet monitor. My work-at-home situation has improved tremendously.

2018-04-13: I’m playing around with a new tablet display. I decided to test out Photoshop for the first …

2018-04-13: Bold abstract painting by John Phillip Abbot. I like the text-as-image-as-pattern thing a lot. I …

2018-04-13: I’m finding that my only use of Twitter these days is to verify that my micro.blog posts are …

2018-04-13: Super cute comics at Screentone.org

2018-04-13: “The Wave” is a gorgeous ad. I don’t even care that it’s about skin creme.

2018-04-12: Mornin’ ma’am. The only good thing about a long train commute is having the time to do a little …

2018-04-11: These are fun. Not helpful, but fun. https://idea-instructions.com/

2018-04-11: Morning train painting. This handsome fellow showed up in a Uniqlo email. I think he wants me to buy …

2018-04-11: Click. Wrrrrrrrrr. Click. Wrrrrrrr. http://www.conservethesound.de/en/

2018-04-11: If you think about it, all art is conceptual. A painting, for example, is colored mud on a surface. …

2018-04-11: I first learned about Simon Freund when I stumbled across https://allipossess.com. I like the cool, …

2018-04-11: This piece “Stock Photo” by Simon Freund is an installation - but it’s much more …

2018-04-11: countless.info is an online installation by conceptual artist Simon Freund. The amount displayed is …

2018-04-10: I created a system-level shortcut for Lorem Ipsum text for important business reasons.

2018-04-10: Apple Calendar still doesn’t support HTML in event descriptions. Calendar seems very …

2018-04-10: Did some morning painting on the train. Drawing from old photos on Shorpy.com. I’m trying to develop …

2018-04-10: Good morning Eggy. (Parsley makes it fancy)

2018-04-09: Coincident with joining Micro.blog I deactivated my Facebook and Pinterest accounts and cleaned up …

2018-04-09: I am finding that the frictionless nature of writing on Micro.blog encourages me to write more. I …

2018-04-09: Lovely landscape study from concept artist and illustrator Ivan.

2018-04-09: Do you have a pool? Visit Do You Have a Pool “Do you have a pool?” is a web painting of an infinite Motel 6. I’ve …

2018-04-09: This musical illustration is totes adorbs. Tom Gauld’s “Soundtrack to Spring”

2018-04-09: Speaking of friends who make art - one of my oldest friend (who is one week younger than me) has …

2018-04-09: My buddy turned me on to this artist today. Paul Travis Phillips I’m glad I’m not the …

2018-04-08: The first web painting I made was about 75% a joke for a friend…but I loved it. Now …

2018-04-08: What’s a web painting? It’s just a single-serving web site with art on it. I’ve been …

2018-04-08: I am almost done with this little web-painting. doyouhaveapool.com

2018-04-08: Hyper-realist painter Yigal Ozeri Photorealism is fascinating to me because the subject of the …

2018-04-08: Rafael Ochoa is an artist working in oils and digital media. His digital process is fascinating. He …

2018-04-08: Beautiful landscape paintings by Alena Aenami

2018-04-08: I am toying with a Micro.blog It’s interesting; a thin veneer over RSS that allows replying and …

2018-04-08: Metafilter was talking about Ugly Medieval Cats - but then I found this artist Teresa Duck and her …

2018-04-07: Desk progress.

2018-03-28: Lime and avocado A still life of lime and avocado on a cutting board, waiting for lunch. Painted with Procreate.

2018-03-28: March 28 - No Mr. Bond, I expect you to die This is the latest issue of my 100 Doodles project. An art newsletter published maybe twice a week …

2018-03-28: March 20, 2018 - Email This is the latest issue of my 100 Doodles project. An art newsletter published maybe twice a week …

2018-03-04: Life drawing returns The life-drawing session I attend has returned from an extended hiatus over the holidays. The people …

2018-03-01: February 28th - More coffee This is the latest issue of my 100 Doodles project. An art newsletter published maybe twice a week …

2018-02-28: February 24th - Like Las Vegas, for kids This is the latest issue of my 100 Doodles project. An art newsletter published maybe twice a week …

2018-02-18: February 13th - Bay sunrise This is the latest issue of my 100 Doodles project. An art newsletter published maybe twice a week …

2018-02-09: Sunday eggs Last Sunday I found a little time to paint in between chores. My kitchen window faces north which …

2018-02-07: February 5th - Tacoma Ave This is the 5th issue of my 100 Doodles project. An art newsletter published maybe twice a week with …

2018-01-31: Sunday portrait study I was a tiny bit worried last week. I got an email from the chap who organizes my Thursday night …

2018-01-29: January 27th - Ready for spring This is the 5th issue of my 100 Doodles project. An art newsletter published maybe twice a week with …

2018-01-23: January 22nd - Go by train This is the 4th issue of my 100 Doodles project. An art newsletter published about twice a week with …

2018-01-19: Little Overripe Painted with Procreate for iPad Pro Visit Little Overripe Tech notes Littleoverripe.com is a web …

2018-01-17: January 16th - Vast stretches of water This is the third issue of my 100 Doodles project. An art newsletter published about twice a week …

2018-01-10: The Point System This is the second issue of my 100 Doodles project. An art newsletter published about twice a week …

2018-01-09: 100 doodles Artistically, I get hung up on “big” ideas. I should be working on a large series or a big project. …

2018-01-08: January 7th - Still Sniffling This is part of my 100 doodles project. An art newsletter published about twice a week with small …

2018-01-07: The Temple The Temple Acrylic on birch panel 8” × 10” The old Scottish Rite temple loomed outside …

2017-12-11: Universal Paperclips Am I winning? Universal Paperclips I finished “playing” Universal Paperclips last weekend. This is a …

2017-12-01: All I Possess Look at it go! I saw “All I possess“ linked on an Internet Art thread on Reddit. All I Possess It’s …

2017-11-29: ReactJS as an art tool The modern man’s conceptual art studio, Visual Studio Code My work life and my art life are …

2017-11-27: Guacamole Tips I’ve gone back to the well to turn an analog painting into a piece of net art. Guacamole Tips I …

2017-11-06: This + That = This-n-That I’m working on a long tail of typography for Shtacks. I just added a plus (+), an equals (=), and a …

2017-11-04: Everything, Always, Everywhere I just finished Rafaël Rozendaal’s new monograph “Everything, Always, Everywhere” and I am baffled …

2017-10-22: Butter fingered tragedy The naked core of an Apple Pencil On Thursday I was working late and scrambled through traffic to …

2017-10-18: Turntable tempted I mean it even has USB I am a mighty oak. I have $49.99 but I did not spend $49.99 on a turntable. I …

2017-10-15: Work / art / life balance Portrait of Gary Procreate for iPad Pro I returned to life drawing on Thursday after a very long …

2017-10-02: Procreate 4 Tomatoes Procreate 4 for iPad The mad geniuses at Savage Interactive have released Procreate 4 for …

2017-09-27: Twitter cleaning Last Sunday I took a little time to consolidate my Twitters. I have two accounts, one mostly …

2017-09-24: Lurking danger I have just returned from celebrating my 10th anniversary on the achingly beautiful island of Kauai …

2017-09-07: Why do you like painting? Limes Painted with ProCreate for iPad On Labor Day I took a break from painting to go have lunch …

2017-09-06: Adding things to other things Painting composite Created with ProCreate for iPad Pro On the train last week I was doodling a …

2017-09-04: Tacoma Dome Station Construction Tacoma Dome Station Construction 8” × 8” Acrylic on birch panel Spring and summer have …

2017-08-28: Sunday avocados Sunday Avocados ProCreate for iPad Pro Last Sunday I sat with Caroline in the park painting avocados …

2017-08-26: Iterative art Hashtag  on Shtacks.com I have continued adding things to Shtacks.com - things like …

2017-08-12: Shtacks: Type something Go type a painting I live in beautiful, downtown, Tacoma but I work in overrated, overpriced, …

2017-08-11: Majid likes alpacas who like coffee Alpacas and coffee I have the good fortune to work with an old friend. He works remotely from …

2017-08-09: Hearty breakfast Breakfast Painted with ProCreate for iPadPro I think I am liking this faux modernist desktop …

2017-08-07: Post-internet I have given up on reading Gene McHugh’s “Post Internet: Notes on the Internet and Art”. This book …

2017-08-05: Doodling ingenue torch singers on the teevee Portrait study painted with ProCreate for iPad Pro I am working lots lately which prevents me from …

2017-07-25: New wallpaper: Work Coffee Work Work, coffee, work Digital painting created with Procreate for iPad Pro A new wallpaper. I keep …

2017-07-23: Museum Industrial Complex A while ago I was catching up with an old friend. We graduated from undergraduate school together. …

2017-07-16: Underlit Shawna ProCreate for iPad Pro Last Thursday our figure model was just excellent. She came to the …

2017-07-10: Ripples A timey-wimey wibbly-wobbly doodle created in Lina for iPad A couple of weeks ago I was my morning …

2017-07-09: The art store I’ve been bitten by the minimalist bug. I am trying, here and there, to get rid of things that I …

2017-07-08: Hilltop Acrylic on birch panel 10” × 8” July 8, 2017 There’s a great little cocktail bar and …

2017-07-07: Paint it red How big is a digital image? Yes. I have been thinking about scale in art. Not within a picture, but …

2017-07-05: Breakfast and dinner Breakfast ProCreate for iPad Pro When I’m awake, and the train is not too crowded, I like to doodle …

2017-06-12: Falling off the horse It’s so easy to get distracted. We had a vacation We left town for Mother’s Day. We left town for …

2017-04-30: About 25 more to go Portrait of Gigi Procreate for iPad Before the 10,000 hours cliché, one of my college painting …

2017-04-28: I prefer the great indoors Human beings have struggled long and hard to create a world with where you can stay dry and warm and …

2017-04-26: Monday Study I've been collecting photos to use as reference material for painting studies. I follow the …

2017-04-26: One huevo, please Egg study Painted with ProCreate for iPad Pro Eggs and skulls. Artists need difficult subjects to …

2017-04-23: Color struggles A sketch and a painting created in ProCreate I shared some recent work from my Thursday night figure …

2017-04-09: Brussels, mon ami Brussels Sprouts Digital painting created with ProCreate Last week I posted a still life of Brussels …

2017-04-05: Dragon Breath “The Invisible Dragon: Essays on Beauty” by Dave Hickey was originally published in 1993 - this …

2017-04-02: Check your neck I’m pleased with my progress this Thursday. I didn’t loose her left eye this time and her mouth …

2017-03-27: She don't use jelly Another small still life for a Sunday afternoon. Painted with ProCreate.

2017-03-26: Finding the bones first This past Thursday I followed my own advice. I spent the first hour of our three-hour session on a …

2017-03-24: A pantry of still-lifes The collective noun for still life paintings should be “pantry” - as in “a pantry of still life …

2017-03-22: Irrational Judgements I recently finished Irrational Judgments: Eva Hesse, Sol LeWitt, and 1960s New York by Kirsten …

2017-03-20: Monday night with Myrna I found a little time to practice drawing tonight. I beamed an old screenshot from "The Thin …

2017-03-19: Scrunch mouth On the left is the original, incorrect mouth. Too small. Not nearly wide enough. The corners of the …

2017-03-15: Constructivist inspired wallpaper Constructivist wallpaper, made with ProCreate I was thinking about Constructivist art recently when …

2017-03-12: Motel 6 Acrylic on canvas panel. 8” × 8” March 5, 2017 When I moved from Charlotte, NC to …

2017-03-08: Swap Well that's no good. When I got back into painting almost a year ago, I went right back to my old …

2017-03-05: Get up, stand up Continuing practice, showing improvement. Profile of our model, Matt Digital painting, ProCreate for …

2017-02-26: Adobe Draw Avocados [caption id=“” align=“alignnone” width=“2048.0”]Adobe Draw - the …

2017-02-22: Tracer’s Guilt [caption id=“” align=“alignnone” width=“2500.0”]N. Ruston Way …

2017-02-14: Le Donut [caption id=“” align=“alignnone” width=“1871.0”]Acrylic on …

2017-02-12: A progression of noggins [caption id=“” align=“alignnone” width=“1508.0”]Three attempts …

2017-02-05: Now you’re drawing with algorithms [caption id=“” align=“alignnone” width=“2500.0”]Putting my work …

2017-02-01: Bodegón [caption id=“” align=“alignnone” width=“2500.0”]Bodegón or Still …

2017-01-29: South Tacoma Way [caption id=“” align=“alignnone” width=“1490.0”]South Tacoma Way …

2017-01-24: 3 habits for a better-dressed gentleman I picked up the following habits from growing up down south (in North Carolina) and they’ve served …

2017-01-21: Work practices [caption id=“” align=“alignnone” width=“2500.0”]Ready to work? …

2017-01-16: Open studio I found a small studio in Tacoma that hosts an open figure drawing session Thursday evenings. $20 …

2016-12-05: Simpson Tacoma Kraft [caption id=“” align=“alignnone” width=“2259.0”]Simpson Tacoma …

2016-11-27: Posterity If you make real things that are flat, drawings and paintings and the like, at some point you will …

2016-11-23: Art machine My day job has me commuting by train 2 hours a day plus about a hour’s worth of getting to and from …

2016-11-13: Commencement Bay Commencement Bay Nov, 2016 Acrylic on Canvas Tacoma is gritty. Tacoma is beautiful. When you drive …

2016-10-30: Slow Instagrams with color copy transfers While working on a detailed painting for a while it can start to feel stale. In between paintings I …

2016-10-30: The center of the earth is full of ghosts  Important new new directions in ghost studiesLadies and gentlemen, alive or otherwise, in this …

2016-10-15: The room in Mexico “Guest Room” 8” ✕ 10” Acrylic on paper I woke up in half-light to the …

2016-04-30: 7 Small Paintings Inspiration I hadn’t touched a painting for years. My wife and I took a trip to New York City. I …

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