Category Archives: Art

The value of happiness

At times it is difficult to see the value of my work as an author, artist and content creator. With the world so full of cruelty, ignorance, injustice and pain, the thought of writing a story, making jewelry or livestreaming a video game … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: POTION CRAFT Alchemist Simulator

POTION CRAFT: ALCHEMIST SIMULATOR is available in early access on Steam today for only $13.49, 10% off its list price of $14.99. If you love alchemy in Skyrim, you might like this. I tried a free demo back in July (that’s … Continue reading

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Imagine

I doodled this back in 1995 with pen & colored pencils. I still feel this way when “every night I lie in bed, the brightest colors fill my head, a million dreams are keeping me awake…” ~ J.L. Hilton

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Slouching badass, bored ruler

Should I admit I’m actually a fan of a little manspreading? In TV tropes, this classic pose is called the Slouch of Villainy, though not always performed by a bad guy. Here are some of my favorite examples, from top to bottom: Kratos … Continue reading

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Mrs. Potts drawing challenge

Someone joked on Twitter about Mrs. Potts being impossible to draw without looking like some sort of demonic elephant, and they invited people to try it. This is my attempt, sketched in about 10 minutes from a reference pic. Not … Continue reading

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Duke University Medical Center

Duke University Medical Center is like a castle, huge and labyrinthine. Perfect setting for a video game. Something creepy, post-apocalyptic or zombies, maybe. While taking pictures, someone asked me what was “photoworthy.” I said, “This beautiful building.” He said, “It is, isn’t … Continue reading

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Thrift store find: Silver oak leaf pin

I plucked this gem from piles of cheap costume jewelry for only $2. It’s a Beau Sterling rhodium-plated oak leaf pin from the 1960s, according to Internet sources selling them for $35 online. My husband asked if I could do … Continue reading

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Celtic knot crescent moon

This is my own original Celtic knot crescent moon design. I drew it with pen and ink several years ago, then turned it into a digital file. I’ve sold t-shirts, magnets and other merchandise with this design over the years. It frequently … Continue reading

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