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February 18, 2019

At the beginning of this year, Achatinella apexfulva, a species of Oahu tree snail, went extinct. This is not the first and unfortunately, it will not be the last.

This species has likely been gone from native habitats since before 2004. When something is no longer foun...

October 10, 2018

Highlands Ranch Spring Bazaar - March 24th 2018

Welcome to the second installment of my on-going series of posts where I reflect on a past art market and how it went. 

This time I will discuss the Highlands Ranch Spring Bazaar that happened at the end of March this year....

May 15, 2018

Denver Handmade Homemade Market - March 10th 2018

This is the first post in a new series I'll be working on that covers my experiences at art fairs in Colorado. As I only began my full-time art career back in September of 2017, this is my first year of doing shows. My g...

February 6, 2018

Today's species feature puts the spotlight on the beautiful demoiselle (Calopteryx virgo). This damselfly is found in almost all parts of Europe. 

Taxonomy

Damselflies are closely related to dragonflies, they are both in the taxonomic order Odonata and damselflies a...

September 6, 2017

Here's a video tutorial on my technique for creating an aged paper look with watercolor. You can avoid using coffee or tea and therefor keep your painting totally archival!

May 8, 2017

This step is all about deciding which colors to use. It can be really difficult to fully imagine a painting, colors and all. While that may happen sometimes, or to some awesome people, I prefer to work through a process to make sure I'm covering all options!

April 13, 2017

After a break from anatomy practice, I decided to start it up again this week. I'd love to start using figures in my illustrations, but my anatomy skills just aren't quite there yet to be able to produce high quality work. 

As with most things, that can be changed with...

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