Let me start by saying that I really do love steampunk. Mostly when it's done correctly. I know that's a bit of an arrogant thing to say, but there's a heck of a lot of it going around lately, and only a few pieces that are genuinely nice. So I started writing some of my ideas about what makes the good stuff good and the bad stuff bad, and before long it became a journal. The journal turned into a rant. The rant is now bordering on becoming a manifesto. However, for the two or three of you that actually take the time to read this, I've at least tried to make it enjoyable. To everyone else, I apologize. I would apologize to anyone who reads th
I check in here every so often to see what's new, and occasionally post a new piece of artwork. If people add my stuff to their favorites, I've made a point of thanking each and every one of them for doing it. It sounds stupid, but I derive my inspiration from compliments I receive. The more I get, the harder I work to make my next piece even more worthy of appreciation from people who, honestly, are what fuels my creativity.
That said, school is starting up again soon. I'm taking 100% art classes though, and will likely be putting quite a few more pieces up. I may not be able to spend as much time here as I have, however. So, I extend my ap
Going through my portfolio, you may notice a small gap in the years in which I was working. This is because I was a sensitive moron. I applied for a job with a big design firm and received a very negative review of my work. I was going through a difficult time in my life just then, so I took it very hard. It prompted me to stop working.
Only in August of 2012 did I start working again. Not professionally, mind you. I just started doing artwork again. The biggest question facing me is about the logistics of being able to continue.
I may have a bit of talent, but I lack discipline and actual skill. I need more training. I need to go back to s