This weekend got the engine running, kids helped and there was lots of white smoke (the kids thought it was neat). The Fix: Replaced the spark plug and drained the gas and oil out, refilled the gas and oil. Started with a little “starter spray” in the carburetor. From the amount of oil drained out… Read More


Dire wolf head for the wall. I started with my dog as a model, and tried to keep it simple. Also keeping supplies simple: a pencil, a box cutter, t square, Elmer’s glue and some scotch tape. – I quickly sketched my dog, Maggie’s profile. In the picture below you can see it cut out.… Read More


A few images from my phone, using sketchbookPro, by AutoDesk.   Bugs and Germs.   More Bugs and Germs.   Rocket Fish, or TerraFish   Thinking about You.   Box Amp.   Germ all grown up   Close up of our friendly Germ.   The not so nice germ.   This germ is responsible for… Read More


This spring I decided to landscaping the back yard. I cut a young oaks to bring more light into the yard. I am reusing it in the landscaping as hand rails and posts. I was moving quickly so I opted to just drop them in a hole and pack in rocks instead of using concrete.… Read More


Shirts for D’s Class 2012, 100 days of School. Pencil, then redrawn in Illustrator with a Wacom tablet, lastly printed on iron-on paper. The kids had a great time.… Read More


I was drawing the model and a gentle man from the back wondered up in front of everyone and started drawing. This is his butt.… Read More