UWM MA Art History – Up Close and Personal!

Here is a fun little insight to what we get to do as MA Grad Students! ( I’m in the yellow sweater) I’ll be presenting on two objects later in the semester, on David Siqueiros Nude of 1931 and Andre Derain Seated Nude ca. 1925 which are both in the UWM Art History Collection!


Pike Trickfoot

For those of you that follow me on social media you would have already seen this, but for those that do not I wanted to share with you!

Here’s the finished version with Pike Trickfoot & gold detailing. SHES A MONSTAH
(She is a D&D Gnome Cleric character from Geek&Sundry’s show Critical Role)


Krita Digital Art App-Free-Review Soon!

Hey to all of my art friends that are short on funds for paid programs to make art with, I have discovered yet another free digital painting program for MAC and PC!
It is called Krita.
It’s open source software for concept artists, digital painters, and illustrators.
I plan on playing around with it for awhile and giving my review,
I want to see what you guys can do after playing with it for awhile!
Have fun!

“Now What”: The Question Every Artist Asks Once in their Life

Let’s get real here.

I know I don’t post often or much about myself personally and for good reason…
It’s mostly due to a deep depression in my art and fear of health issues that was hard to emotionally navigate and get through for several years during my undergraduate career. Since I have graduated in December, and also have been unemployed for about 6 months a strange form of irony seemed to creep up on me.

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Good Days Comic

Good Days Comic

Good Days Comic, India Ink on Comic Board, Graphic Illustration course 2014

This was one of our first assignments for the class and one of the first times seriously trying out a comic format in a traditional media. I had a lot of fun especially drawing the puppy. (But of course I would) One of the most challenging things was trying to depict the public bus transportation and not make it look too detailed.

Skeletal structure on top of anatomy


This was a piece I did in my own time to work out some of my frustrations. I even forgot it and left it unfinished for over a year and picked it back up and finished it within the day. This is one of those pieces that I can continuously come back to and add more and more. It might evolve later in my life but for right now this is where I like it to be.

Below are some of the process images I took while painting this piece ( when I was fully expecting to finish it within the week but that didn’t happen)