Staying Centered

About two months ago I talked to Amir, founder of Nurture the Creative Mind, about how things were progressing in his life and with the foundation. The foundation has been growing fairly quickly and I was really impressed with some of the great opportunities that they have been able to participate in. He talked to me […]

Motivation and Staying Focused

Most of the time I have a difficult time staying focused during art. This typically stems from the fact that I like to multi-task and have a large to-do list that never seems to shrink. If I don’t have enough motivation to complete one task, I tend to jump back and forth between projects without […]

Continuously Learning

When I graduated in 2013 I thought that my days of learning were going to slow significantly. I figured that I’d learned most of what I needed to know for my craft while in school and it was just time to implement it. I was completely and utterly wrong. 

Lessons from Comic Con

Attending my first convention, and as a vendor at that, was a huge learning experience. I was able to meet new people and learn marketing and network skills that will be helpful for years to come. I may not be attending another comic based convention to display my own art but I did enjoy the […]

Ready to Go With Time to Spare

Salt Lake Comic Con is just around the corner and I’m ahead of schedule! I have my supplies bought, my art created, and everything is neatly packed and ready to go (I’ve even written three separate lists to make sure that setup will go as smoothly as possible on Wednesday!).

The Origin of Creation pt 2

This post is a continuation of my previous blog discussing how I go about creating the art I make. This post will be covering the last two key factors that have lead to how I create art as well as my over all creative process. The first post, with the first two key factors, can be found […]

The Origin of Creation pt 1

I was recently asked to reflect upon my creative process and describe how it has evolved. When I first thought about this, I wasn’t sure how to even begin. I knew it wasn’t intuition, instinct, or raw talent that guided my art, that it was years of learning, practice and perfecting upon craft that lead me […]

SLC Gallery Stroll

Are you free this Friday? I hope so! If you happen to be free and are looking for something to do, come check out my work that will be hanging as part of the monthly Salt Lake Gallery Show.


I’m going to be one of the 50 artists who will be painting live at Fe5tival, an interactive arts event and fundraiser for the Nurture the Creative Mind Foundation, this Saturday. The event will run from 4:00-8:00 PM at the Ogden Amphitheater (2484 Washington Blvd, Ogden, Utah). All pieces created that night will be available for auction. You should […]

Business Cards!

I’ve been meaning to redo my business cards for over a year now and have continued to procrastinate this project for far too long. When I started, I had a rough thumbnail sketch of how I pictured how they’d turn out. I worked and worked to try to make the sketch a reality but I […]