Another very welcome return: regional nature journaling meetups, hosted by the indispensable Kate Rutter. On April 16, we went to Shoreline at Mountain View, which connects to the Baylands Nature Preserve.Continue reading
Quick Studies Workshop
To my delight, my old school has started running in-person figure drawing workshops again, so I’ve been abusing my alumni privileges to crash the occasional Quick Studies session. These are all one, two, and three-minute drawings of humans in the proverbial “state of nature.”
The season started off with the wonderful Dragonfly on February 22. I’ll add more sessions here as I gradually scan them.Continue reading
San Diego Travel Journal
Our March adventure was a quick trip to San Diego to celebrate a family birthday, drink wine in Mexico, and admire fat seals and vintage autos.Continue reading
LA Travel Journal
Four years after our last visit, Julie and I returned to Los Angeles for a Valentine’s Day getaway. Let’s see what we saw!Continue reading
Labyrinth of the Orb Weavers
A discussion of my favorite local spiders, an investigation into their habitat, and a surprising twist ending!Continue reading
Let’s Investigate: Bugs!
A few installments of my irregular series of insect drawing tips. It’s a whole tiny world of alien anatomy…Continue reading
In between other projects, I’ve been noodling on some original anime-style giant robot designs. It’s probably time I posted a roundup so they’re all in one convenient place!
Here’s a scale lineup of all the designs thus far…
Read on for a gallery of detailed design sheets!Continue reading
A few years back, I started doing a series of mini-comics to accompany my reading of Homer’s The Odyssey (Robert Fagles translation). Now that I’ve finally completed the whole thing, here are all the installments in one place!Continue reading
I recently ran a workshop on cartooning techniques for nature journaling, and by way of preparation I kept a running log of this summer’s outdoor adventuring.Continue reading
2019 LA Adventure
A little flashback to a pre-pandemic trip to Los Angeles, in which my wife and I saw lots of cool things.
On July 4, the LA Zoo!Continue reading