Nesting Screenplay – 95% Done!!

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I [finally] got my screenplay to a stopping point. After hearing surprisingly positive feedback from my professor, I may polish up some of the plot and character development. Overall, I feel good about the script, and I think it’s a good first project. Yay!!! So 20 more pages and a bit a fleshing out in …

Las Vegas Neon Boneyard

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I found inspiration from Erin on this piece. On her last work trip to Las Vegas, she toured the famous Neon Boneyard. I was fascinated by her photos from the tour. I’m also mildly obsessed with typography. So this was a perfect fit for a painting project. (Click small versions to load the large images.)

Fun Saturday

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Erin and I knocked around Dallas on Saturday. First stop: Bolsa. This place was excellent. We split late lunch that included bruschetta and a peperoni flat bread. Here’s a recycled-styled shot that was set up by a photographer from the Observer who was there to take a couple shots about the restaurant. After that, we …

Drillbaby Project

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I’m thinking about the relationship of oil (a finite resource) to the earth. And then I played off the idea of “mother earth.” I think this illustration project captures my thoughts. I’m not saying that we’re running out of oil (we won’t for another long, long while, anyways). Maybe it’s a hater’s proposal to find …