Category Archives: [inspirations]

My Favorite Art Memory as a Child

My Grandfather wasn’t a famous artist. He was a retired store owner/Navy pilot that happened to enjoy expressing himself creatively on the side. I’m realizing now that his connection with Nature has been a huge influence in my work. As … Continue reading

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Rings From Another Planet

I’ve always had a warm place in my heart for NASA/Space Exploration. My grandfather took me to tour the Johnson Space Center when I was a little kid. That warm and fuzzy feeling came back over me as I read … Continue reading

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Match Made In Heaven (Mother+Daughter Illustrations)

Beautiful collaboration between Mica Angela Hendricks and her 4 year old daughter.  What fun memories they must now have. Read the article here: Buy prints here: Read her blog about this project here:

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Sharpie Bleed Face (I can’t stop giggling.)

This project’s process photos make me giggle, but then I am astonished by how cool the end result is…

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Brilliant Collaboration Between Artist + Thief

After running recovery software on her stolen computer, Melanie Willhide discovered her already amazing images with a new twist of awesome.

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Stuffed Animals Created From Children’s Drawings

These stuffed animals created directly from children’s drawings are nothing less than amazing. The craftsmanship looks impeccable. I’m tempted to dig out old drawings of my own, just in case they start taking orders again soon!

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Beautiful Scarves By Hiroshi Sugimoto

I used to work at a gallery that had a couple of Hiroshi Sugimoto’s images from the Seascapes and Theater series. I fell in love with his work at first sight.

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The Eagleman Stag- Totally Worth 9 Minutes Of Your Time

I don’t care how busy you are. Without even commenting on the story that is told, the quality of the sets alone are worth your 9 minutes. Just incredible. A film by

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Great List of Books Regarding Creativity

The constant struggle for the commercial artist is finding a balance between wearing a creative hat and wearing a business hat.  Another struggle involves maintaining a high level of creativity for yourself, and encouraging that within your workplace.  Here’s a … Continue reading

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These Cats Really Bring The Magic

Music video for All India Radio from Australian Post House, Oh Yeah Wow. I’m kinda speechless.

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