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Crack of Dawn Show

Yesterday morning Diane was just getting into her wheelchair by our bed when she suddenly gasped — “Oh! Look at the SKY!” We had been struggling so hard to get her out of bed and dressed then briefly standing to…

Franklin Fall Fest…

Every year I am invited to draw at the Franklin Fall Fest and it’s a neato time for all… THIS year it was FREEZING, not our usual weather, so we backed up next to the big bonfire and drew from…

Our First E-Book!

Hey, I love to write. Over the years I have written hundreds (thousands?) of newspaper articles, features, columns and lots and lots of short stories, songs… Okay, you get my drift. Sure. And somewhere in there I wrote a book…

Artist Setup at Your Event

Here is the setup I used for my event last night. When you are planning a party or trade show or other event and hire and artist to entertain your guests, it’s pretty likely they will need a setup similar…

Rough Layout to Final Art

Often when someone asks about a studio drawing they are not sure what I mean by a rough layout. I have found that it’s best to work up a quick pencil sketch to show — usually by email — so the…

Are Ya NASCAR Fans??

This was done some time back; there was a connection with P&G and this fellow loved NASCAR and tennis, if memory serves here… Which it often does NOT… These sketches are fun, with the person’s interests sent to me on…

Party Fun Option??

This Shelby Mustang drawing was created for our friends at Beau Townsend Ford as part of a company event for the dealership — note the blank areas in the image. That leaves room for guests at the event to be DRAWN…

Speak To ME, Please…

My fabulous little wife Diane went out for a lunch and a bit of shopping with her daughter Heather last week… and had the same insulting experience in all three shops they visited. They went in and after DIANE spoke…

THREE FOR ONE

Nice to see young guys who appreciate friendship… I had a super time sketching these fine young men at a recent gathering. They were great fun, sharing lots of bad jokes and tormenting each other the whole time if memory…

Best. Father’s. Day. EVER.

This was a really super Father’s Day for me and it’s all because of my terrific daughter Tracee Porter. She drove all the way from Chicago down here, to the excitement capital of the world, Dayton, Ohio, to spend a…