January 22, 2018

Taking on Boredom

If you’re anything like me, an ideal work day would spent drawing monsters, robots and sexy babes-and then getting paid. There may a select few that are able to do this day-in and day-out, but the rest of us at one point or another are going to have to draw stuff that just isn’t our cup of tea. […]

6 tips to get better at drawing

I can’t say that I’m the best artist out there, but I can certainly draw better than when I started this sketch blog. I’ve read a lot of advice about getting better at drawing over the years. Some advice has been very helpful and some advice just hasn’t worked for me. I want to share just […]

How To Be More Creative

Over the last year or so, I’ve started to use Twitter to get know other artists and other folks interested in animation, comics, and film. I try to post interesting stuff on Twitter that other people will want to read, but every now and again, I will post things that seem totally unrelated to art. […]

Beware the Tortured Artist

I was reading some interesting thoughts on motivation the other day on Regarding Design. These two snippets were particularly interesting: For any who call themselves “creatives,” a need for inspiration would signal a very bad thing… What the real issue is “motivation.” The very word by definition means “to move.” I think this is a […]