Posts Tagged: art

Analog Art: Wooden Rings

So I’ve found myself another fun and interesting distraction. Bent wood rings. But first, allow me the courtesy of providing a little bit of backstory. See, when my wife and I got married, we didn’t want to have conventional gold or silver wedding bands. We wanted something a little bit more interesting. Ultimately, we opted… Read more »

Open Source Creative Podcast #21 – Do You Have a Medium?

This week’s episode is a barrel of questions and curiosity. I spin myself in a circle when I realize that I might not actually have a single medium that I can call “home”. Is that a problem or is that a requirement of being a creative person in the modern era? Or has it always… Read more »

Creative TriMonthAlon: Sculptember Week 1

I mentioned a couple posts ago that, starting in September, I was going to embark on a “Creative TriMonthAlon”, wherein I would complete three months of daily creative output. The first month would be (and is) Sculptember. We’re a week into it and as far as I can tell, we’re having a great time. I… Read more »

JungleBook: Simple Kindle Ebook Cover Analysis

I got myself good and distracted from my regular project work and ended up writing the start of a little script that I’m calling JungleBook. It’s makes images that are pretty and interesting… and might just provide a little bit analytical benefit. Story time Anyone else familiar with Pat David? Well, you should be. He’s… Read more »

A Busy Little Ape

OK, OK… I know that I haven’t posted anything new here since May. However, it only looks like I’ve been on a summer vacation. In reality, this has been a surprisingly busy summer for me. And the approaching last quarter of this year doesn’t appear to be slowing down. Not one little bit. So what… Read more »

Open Source Creative Podcast #17 – On Selfishness

Yay! Another Open Source Creative Podcast episode. In this one, I have a long conversation with myself about the nature of art and open source software as it pertains to selfishness. Is art inherently selfish? Is it not? Is that a bad thing? And likewise for Free Software. Yeah… it’s an interesting thing and it… Read more »

Creating 2D Animation with Blender and Krita, a Post Mortem

A couple months ago, I was contacted by Michael Crouch, a friend of mine who’s a commercial producer for an NBC affiliate station in Richmond, Virginia. He was producing a promotional spot for Angel Tree, a Salvation Army charity program that runs during the holidays. So standard fare: tight-ish timeline, low budget. However this was… Read more »

Inktober – Day 31

Annnnd that about does it. Closing with another stretchy eyeless face. Seems appropriate. Inktober was fun. I definitely think I’ll be doing it again.