My struggle with Insomnia

August 7, 2018personal thoughts
In this blog post, I 'll talk about something personal that I’ve been going through for the past 10 months: insomnia. I’ve always been an insomniac, and usually, that meant going to bed very late. Night-time always made me anxious, and when I was young, I associated sleep with death. As an adult, I realize [...]

The year in review

February 8, 2018News
Usually, “year in review” posts are done in December and January. I’m posting mine in February because I shirk conventions. Last year, I was a bit disappointed with myself for only completing one project, “The Lost Falcon.” Part of the problem is my laziness, caused by anxiety. Anxiety plays a large part in all of [...]

New diorama

January 30, 2018New art work, Silkscreen
I finished a new project. It's a music box/diorama. Check out the video here to see it in action. Before I get into the whole "inspiration/process", let me do a quick plug that you can buy the one model I have in my shop. Okay, so with that out of the way, let's talk about [...]

New book: The Lost Falcon

November 9, 2017New art work
Just a couple of weeks ago, I finally finished my newest project "The Lost Falcon". I finished the bulk of the project back in August, but there were some loose ends that I just recently finished. The longer I work on a project the harder it is to keep working on it. It's a vicious [...]

BookExpo /Bookcon from a self-published author perspective

June 5, 2017Exhibitions, News
Yesterday, I finished my 5-day exhibition at Book Expo / BookCon. I debated attending this show for about 4 months. The main reason it took me so long to decide was because it would be the most expensive show I'd ever done: $1850 for a table. I tried searching online for some advice on whether this would be the [...]

BookExpo / BookCon and WIP

May 30, 2017Exhibitions, News
A few years ago, when a recruiter asked me if I could design presentations, I never thought presentations would essentially be the way I earn a living. I don't fully understand why, but needless to say, it seems to be a skill in high demand with not many takers. And honestly, I understand: Powerpoint is [...]