50 Years of Pirates

Pirates of the Caribbean Here's to one of the iconic attractions from the Walt Disney Imagineers and the very hand of Walt himself as it celebrates 50 years in Disney's Parks, Resorts, and now Films. The original Disneyland attraction was the last ride Walt personally...

doodles

Sketchbook I have always found the sketching, or doodling, during the day helps me process problems I am working on at work. It allows my mind to wander a bit, taking focus off of the immediate issue at hand and gets me flexing some other parts of my brain as I...

iron trooper

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=myo5QXaFdHY Here is an updated video on the Iron Trooper project I have been working on these past few weeks. Part of the process is allowing the paint to dry sufficiently in between colors while the other is a complete muck-up on my...

scout trooper

Scout Trooper The Empire Strikes Back is arguably the best movie in the Star Wars filmography. Directed by the legendary Irvin Kershner, it is the second film produced in the ongoing Star Wars saga. Continuing with their technological achievements from the first, the...

sketching

https://youtu.be/8wcvn2fC7V4 I have never underestimated the importance of sketching. Over this past year, I have carried at least one sketchbook and a litany of drawing and painting tools with me nearly every day. During lunch I will spend time drawing; sometime...

beginning fabrication

Beginning Fabrication As a diversion, and to learn some new techniques, I have designed a Star Wars/Marvel mashup and have been painting a Stormtrooper helmet in the style of Iron Man's helmet. Having never worked with vinyl as a medium, the process has been devoted...

single step

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step — Lao Tzu