Monthly Archives: July 2013

A comb, A squash, A football, and a Plate

After completing my Velazquez Rooster, I realized that I could do better.  Often I want to jump to the next project and start something new, but I feel I need to revisit this project.  I think this is what happened when I started the project. I jumped right into it, without doing enough preparation.  I […]

The Velazquez Rooster

I recently enrolled in Chris Oatley’s Magic Box digital painting class. You can see his work on his website here. Or you can follow him on twitter @ChrisOatley.  There is that saying that when the student is ready the teacher will come, and it was almost perfect timing in my life.  I just decided to […]

10 People, Be the Change…

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” – Gandhi I have recently committed myself to helping ten people a week. Helping them however they need, and asking for nothing in return.  I haven’t done any miracles or any life saving yet, but who knows what will happen.  I aim for ten […]

Could you poop in your pants?

If I told you to poop in your pants, could you? I’m completely serious. If you had to stop what you are doing and just relax, could you just let go and take a massive dump right here, right now. You could be at work, home, school, library, even the bathroom.  Just stop and take […]

Peeing on PETA & Bumper Stickers

I was driving behind a car the other day that had one of those vinyl decals of Calvin peeing.  Except he was peeing on the PETA logo.  As someone who believes in animal rights I was a little annoyed.  Beyond my initial reaction I did some deeper thinking, which lead me to the something that […]

None of this is Real, Where is the struggle?

I’m tired of this.  All of it. It’s just not real. It’s what we want to be real. This internet snapshot of our lives is just 1/60th of a second.  One of my sister’s many jobs is working as a professional photo re-toucher.  Her job is to literally scrub all the garbage off of a […]