Joy - Celebrating Christmas Around the World

Mon, Nov 21, 2022 @ 5:30PM
christmas  video  princesstheatre 

The Princess Young Players put on several showings of “Joy - Celebrating Christmas Around the World” at the Princess Theatre in Winnsboro, Louisiana. They did a wonderful job! Read more

A Dickens of a Christmas

Sun, Dec 5, 2021 @ 12:05PM
christmas  video  princesstheatre 

The Princess Young Players put on several showings of “A Dickens of a Christmas” at the Princess Theatre in Winnsboro, Louisiana. They did a wonderful job! Read more

Washtober 2020 Challenge

Wed, Jan 13, 2021 @ 1:34AM
watercolor 

I decided to participate in a watercolor painting-a-day challenge in October 2020. It was organized by Liron Yankonsky and called “Washtober 2020”. For those not into watercolor painting, a “wash” is basically a layer of transparent watercolor paint. A painting is typically made by layering these washes. Read more

Connecting Shapes in Watercolor - Maui Lifeguard Station

Mon, Sep 28, 2020 @ 1:10AM
watercolor  maui 

I have been trying to get more of a “loose” feel with my watercolor paintings. I think the technique of connecting large shapes based on a value study is finally clicking with me. Read more

How to Inefficiently Convert Five Wooden Pallets into Sweat, Splinters, and Two Tables

Mon, May 25, 2020 @ 1:13AM
woodworking  pallets 

I started with what seemed to be a simple idea: Take a few old pallets I had, break them down, and use the wood to build a couple of tables. While the results were pretty much as I envisioned, the road to getting there was not as simple as I had hoped. Read more

Tiny Beach Sunset, Watercolor Practice Surprise

Mon, May 18, 2020 @ 3:03AM
watercolor  beach  sunset  practice 

I decided to just do a few minutes of watercolor practice playing with combining Burnt Sienna, Ultramarine Blue, Cobalt Blue, and Yellow Ochre. I notice lots of uses for combining these to generate interesting neutralized colors. Read more

Tractor in Field Watercolor Attempt One

Sun, May 17, 2020 @ 7:39PM
watercolor  tractor 

I took a photo of a tractor parked at the edge of a field across the road from our house. I decided to try and paint a small study of it. Read more

3D Printing Mask Ear-Savers

Tue, May 12, 2020 @ 2:09AM
covid19  3dprinting  masks  earsavers 

After learning about the handy “ear savers” people were 3d printing to help folks who had to wear protective masks every day, I decided to help out. I have printed about 500 of these, and given away about 400 so far. Read more

About Me

Wed, Jan 1, 2020 @ 12:00PM
about 

Professionally, I mostly get paid to develop back-end web services and HPC-based user-facing tools. On the side, I periodically do woodworking, watercolor painting, programming (to satisfy a curiosity), t-shirt design, and 3d design well-enough to 3d print things I find useful. Read more