5
Apr
Designer Donnie's starting to have a nice ring to it. Everyone's a writer nowadays. Maybe I'll pick up a new trade. One that's a bit more lucrative. I never cared for writing novels. That's where the big bucks are for writers, though. I wanted to warn the cheating types of Los Angeles. Gotta be fair. I don't care for them much, but at least they won't...
14
Mar
I was bored earlier in the week, so I decided to make some more GroomArt.  Being a Star Wars fan, I originally thought about making him into a Wookie, but seeing as he is already tall enough, I thought I'd shrink him down to cuddly teddy bear stature. I started off with a picture of Wicket (the only named Ewok, might I add, and the star...
1
Feb
  For my second character assignment for the week, I chose Post-It Notes.  The thinner font, Lucida Handwriting, is Donnie's wife's handwriting.  The bolder font, Brush Sript M7, is Donnie's.  The picture of the car was drawn by their son, Bobby. I chose to incorporate the style of notes that are on my refrigerator at home: drawings, snarky comments to each other, pieces of grocery...
1
Feb
Donnie Rawlen keeps no bag. If it doesn't fit in his jacket or pants pockets, he doesn't keep it with him.  Luckily, he has a large inner jacket pocket to store his most valuable possessions. Photo of his Father’s grocery store [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="792"] Donnie's father's business, the family grocery.[/caption] Posted in a newspaper after his father’s death, Donnie keeps this picture close to...
1
Feb
After completing my Poetry Art Assignment, I decided to peruse through the rest of the visual assignments. One assignment, "Shiny Like Silk", really stood out to me. Ever since I got my first computer at age 10, I have always had either a cosmic or abstract style desktop wallpaper. I have a huge folder on my computer dedicated to and filled with both styles of...
31
Jan
When scrolling through the assignment bank this week, I didn't have to look far in order to find one that piqued my interests.  I've mentioned before that I've had to read a lot of children's books, being a father.  So I immediately thought of those books, and how my child loves to point out the pictures, almost entirely ignoring the accompanying story or poetry.  So,...