Life

Blog posts about life, art, and everything.

Crow chewing gum and blowing a big bubble.

Chew chew chew

February 11, 2024 | Blog

I was sick this week. Some mild flu I guess, nausea, muscle aches, chills. It wasn’t bad enough to keep me in bed, but I didn’t have enough energy to do anything. So I just sat around being bored and feeling like crap for 3 days. Then I slipped on some ice and hurt my […]

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Francis the sheep sitting on a rock enjoying a sandwich.

Enjoy a break now and then

February 3, 2024 | Blog

This watercolour drawing of Francis the sheep sitting on a rock eating a sandwich reminds of this discarded lyric from Fitter Happier by Radiohead: Fitter, healthier and more productiveA sheepOn a rockEating a sammich None of this is true. But! Fresh air and a walk is good for creative thought, and it’s generally free, so […]

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Kurt Vonnegut on authenticity

Kurt Vonnegut on authenticity

February 1, 2024 | Blog

We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be. Kurt Vonnegut, Mother Night This just popped in my mind today for some reason. Maybe I need to read Mother Night again. The girls have been telling us stories of other kids doing weird things at school, […]

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Oscar Wilde on imitation

Oscar Wilde on imitation

January 12, 2024 | Blog

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery that mediocrity can pay to greatness. Oscar Wilde I hadn’t read the entirety of this Oscar Wilde quote before. I feel like the last bit, which is always omitted, is kind of contextually important.

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Goldfish in a bowl atop a small tower of rocks

Fish atop a tower of rocks

December 3, 2023 | Blog

Still digging through some old doodles.

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Robot wearing a Napoleon style hat

Robot with a Napoleon complex

November 5, 2023 | Blog

It’s not that robot thinks he’s better than you. He doesn’t think about you at all.

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Crow in an army helmet smoking a cigarette.

Yes, and…it’s a crow in an army helmet

October 3, 2023 | Blog

I was writing about how I had nothing to write about, so just enjoy this silly illustration of a crow in an army helmet, but then that reminded of something to write about and so now I’m writing about that.

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An alien satellite spies on a tiny bug on a mushroom.

Little voices can suck it

September 9, 2023 | Blog

It’s amazing how convincing those little voices can be. They don’t even exist! How do they have so much control over my creative output?

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Weird cat stalking you over the blanket.

Art and sausages and probably aliens

August 28, 2023 | Blog

This year for my birthday I decided to not be a depressing sack of gravel and actually enjoy life.

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Francis the sheep in her astronaut suit holds a ridiculously oversized laser gun on her shoulder.

Firing on one cylinder

August 12, 2023 | Blog

Creative malaise creeps in with cat-like efficiency, a million tiny unseen movements by a living statue, completely unnoticed until it’s suddenly asleep in your lap.

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