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The Minimalist Art Haul - great for traveling

Although I love oil painting, it's not very practical for traveling (when the travel is not for painting).  I've been getting into urban sketching and visual journaling, which primarily uses ink pens and watercolor.  Despite these supplies being easier to carry than oil painting s…

Learn Watercolor Glazing Technique by Doing

Glazing is a text used in watercolor to create value.  I've seen large complicated painting painted this way and only this way - they are quite beautiful.  Some creating lovely gradients. This is a simple exercise in watercolor glazing that helps with depth.

Animating in 3D - Just playing around in After Effects

I'm learning more and more about Motion Graphics and so I played around with some 3D text animation.

Happy Halloween Animation

I've always did a bit of animation here and there but started to create stories with my animation and hence a bit more sophistication.  I recognize I'm not at the level of Disney but I'm proud of this.  All the imagery, story, sound effects is from me.  The only thing isn'…

Drawing, Inking and watercolor of an Eagle

I was gone for a week - it was a marvelous break.  I thought of catching up with #inktober but thought best to jump in where I am. The Eagle is Landing  😏

Scurry - Watercolor painting Dog chasing Scurrying Squirrel - Day 2 of I...

Day 2 of my Inktober adventure.  The prompt was Scurry.  My thought was a mouse scurrying because aren't the two aways associated with one another.  Because they always seem to be I decided to think of something different and when I looked up scurry I found it only meant to dash off q…

Ink and Watercolor: Gargoyle for Inktober Day 1

I have been participating in Inktober for a few years now and this year I decided I'm going to record my drawings because why not?  I find I like putting an aww feel to my scary images.  Any - enjoy!

Cream Cheese Alternative - Making a Yogurt Spread

This video is a product of the cream cheese shortage in Dec 2021.  I have been making this for decades and never thought to share the process.  Quite simple really but I was amazed at how little people know about it.

What the Hell is Going On? Foxes Play Football Now E2

From the description box of the youtube page: Satirical News gives you a laugh or a cry, and lets you know what the heck is going on in America. Today we discuss Taylor Swift's new album, Florida's new state bird, and foxes playing football. I will make fun of Florida and England…

Gift Guide: Free Power for Day 6

I thought this was a great idea for hikers and backpackers but now I think it's a great idea for everyone.  Solar Energy is Free Energy.

Gift Giving Guide - the best planner you'll ever buy

Day 2 of 12 days of Holiday Gift Giving.  This is my all-time favorite planner - it thinks like I do The holiday season means the new year is around the corner. And although you can start this planner anytime during the year, this time of year is when most people are thinking, “I’m gonna …