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Art Show

October 8, 2016 — Leave a comment

Pretty excited to have my “Winged Monkeys” featured along side the works of fellow CO Springs creative pals—Luke Flowers, Josh Lewis, Ben Lew, Mike Heath & Isaac Watkins—in our local Barnes & Noble cafe gallery show, “Literary Monsters, Creatures & Beasts . . . OH MY!




Buttered Corn

June 24, 2016 — Leave a comment

Here’s my illustration for this week’s theme color: “Butter” #colour_collective



Here’s a peak at me sketchbook pages.


Books & Music

June 3, 2016 — 1 Comment

Latest project: Designed and illustrated a promotional poster for the local “Books & Music” event here in Colorado Springs. Geared towards PreK to Elementary kids and their families, the 1-hour program includes dramatic reading of children’s books, followed by a local musician playing kid-friendly songs. The event is presented by SwitchBack Coffee Roasters and Pikes Peak Library District’s mobile library.books-and-music-poster1

Books and Music_Sketch Rough

Rough sketch for client approval.

Ye Ole Surfer

May 6, 2016 — Leave a comment

Looks like a cold day for this ol’ surfer in his  board shorts for this week’s #colour_collective


Ye Ole Surfer_#CC


April 22, 2016 — Leave a comment

Here’s my illustration for this week’s theme color: “Limpet Shell” #colour_collective



New Toy!!

January 9, 2016 — Leave a comment

Going digital on my new Cintiq 22HD Touch with Kyle Webster‘s Ultimate MegaPack gouache brushes! Reworking an illustration from one of my children’s books seemed to be the quickest way for me to get started these new tools. Loving it. Still, I don’t want to drop my traditional tools-n-skills any time soon.

Fun to Wear?

October 30, 2015 — Leave a comment

supermanA snapshot in time (circa 1979). Me in my Superman Underoos. Fruit of the Loom said they were “Fun to wear” and I thought I’d test that theory while Trick-or-Treating. My goal was the best Halloween costume ever, so I accessorized my outfit with a large bath towel, bright red rainboots, and some sweet blue tights (not sure where mom got those?). It all seemed a good idea at the time until it was game time and I actually had to go outside in my underwear. Oops! Well, I’m laughing now.

A Belated Birthday

February 6, 2015 — 2 Comments

Yeah, it’s only six months late—my caricature for a friend and climbing buddy. Daron bagged the last of Colorado’s 54 14ers on his 30th Birthday!
Here’s a look at the digital coloring process!

This is Football.

February 1, 2015 — 1 Comment


HandEgg_smlJust thought I would bring some clarity on this #SuperBowl Sunday.

California Chrome

June 7, 2014 — 2 Comments

California-Chrome_Blog-FinalNo Triple Crown today. After winning both the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, California Chrome was favord to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978. However, “America’s Horse” and jockey Victor Espinoza came up short in the Belmont Stakes, snapping a winning streak of six races. (Number and saddle cloth from the May 3, 2014, Kentucky Derby win)