Just go with it.

Just go with it.

Days can bring unplanned things. Today, my investigator at the morgue didn’t have the mandible–the jaw part of the skull I needed to reconstruct–ready for me to work on. I need the maxilla (the main part of the skull, from top of the head to top...
Just do it.

Just do it.

One thing I hate is when one day seems like the next. I do love when something during the day surprises me. A check in the mail. Meeting a cool new person. Or, in today’s case, a trip down to the morgue to do a facial reconstruction. That said, I go to the other...

A Revelation

No, it’s not the kind you think, if you know my art. I do like painting on the subject of the book of Revelation, but this isn’t what this is about. I’ve been doing an online coaching program which I’ll tell you more about in the future, after...
A List of Art Jobs

A List of Art Jobs

When I was in school, I thought the only artist job out there was that of an architect. In art school I found out how wrong I was. Going on in time, as technology has matured, new art jobs have come up. There are also new ways of selling your art. Here is a list of...
Your Art ‘Go-Bag’

Your Art ‘Go-Bag’

At FBI Academy, when I was learning forensic art, I discovered that FBI agents needed ‘go-bags’. There were times when they needed to leave ASAP from their homes or from work. They needed bags containing three days’ worth of personal items and gear, sitting near the...
Another medium: photography

Another medium: photography

Years ago, I started taking pictures. Making images, some pro photographers say. I photographed our tribes of dogs, legions of kittens that our adoptive cat dropped on our back porch at any given season, and various leaves and broken branches which I thought were...

Ooh! Yes, I use these.

A friend of mine pointed out the fact that mechanical pencils are much more simple to use in making drawings. They never need to be sharpened, which makes them more efficient to use. Of course, when doing fields of tone, wooden leaded pencils are great. When an artist...