Reflections on life and the ivory tower of the soundbooth

I haven’t made any serious artwork from my main PC since I got the Cintiq. I’d like to reincorporate the PC back into the workflow of the paintings just because I have a larger monitor to work with. Moments like this make me question if I should have gotten the 22HD Cintiq desktop display instead of a Cintiq Companion. The price points are within a 500 usd margin, but the 22HD would have operated as a 3rd monitor for my PC, and the larger display real estate would be quite comfortable to draw on. I’ll keep it in the back of my mental wishlist. 

I’m taking life one day at a time. Sure, I’m keeping eyes forward and leaving mental space to plan for the future, but I’m not going to worry too much about it. One foot in front of the other, one step at a time. Eventually I will whittle through all the things getting between me and the things that I want to accomplish, both in physical training and in creative projects. 

My little brother’s got a model kit that I would like to finish this summer. It’s no Gundam but it’ll do.


Legend of Zelda – oil on board 18″ x 14″

Legend of Zelda - oil on board 18

Private commission for an Army buddy, whole process took me close to 6 months on-and-off for a variety of reasons. Started around in Sept 2013, and finished it back in February 2014 prior to my Army Annual Training. Part of me enjoys working in oil color, but I’m just not fast enough with it for it to be sustainable right now.