190429 Destiny

190429 Destiny

I don’t believe in destiny, but I have a strong sense of probability and trajectory. Does this qualify as a selfie?

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190409 Antelope

Occam’s Razor states that if there are two possible explanations for something, the one that requires the least speculation is usually correct. So is this a pair of antelope on the plains or abstract shapes?

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990611

990611

This piece is 20 years old today! I like to think that my work has evolved and gotten better since making my first digital art over 30 years ago, but no matter how far back I look, nearly all of the techniques and stylistic elements of my current work are still present.

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190419 Simultaneous Events

190419 Simultaneous Events

I went to an outdoor art festival put on by the Art Students League of Denver. There was some really nice work there and it got me thinking about geographic influences.

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181231 Reading In Bed

181231 Reading In Bed

I’m a sucker for hard science, time travel, and magical realism novels—pretty much anything that imagines transcending this world.

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181210 Holes In Her Souls

181210 Holes In Her Souls

I only started noticing the chromostereopsis effect, where reds appear closer and blues appear farther away, about a year ago. I thought my eyes were going buggy. I found out that it’s a phenomenon that dates back to medieval stained glass windows. I think I’m just noticing it now that displays are getting brighter and crisper.

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181208 Domestic Puzzle

181208 Domestic Puzzle

Trying to assemble a 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle when half of the pieces are from one picture and the the other half are from another.

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190201 Looking Sideways

190201 Looking Sideways

A different point of view can change everything. Or, according to the uncertainty principle, just having a point of view changes everything.

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181219 Mod Church

My Father worked for a stained glass studio in the 50s and I grew up going to a Lutheran church that was built in the 60s. The late mid-century vibe is strong.

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190421 Walking Home

190421 Walking Home

I lived in the North Loop of Minneapolis for a few years and walked everywhere. It gave me a very different perspective on my environment. I live in Boulder, CO now and walk around less.

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181124 Wake of an Era

181124 Wake of an Era

Things change faster and faster. Up until recently, a person’s lifespan was easily contained within an era. Now it seems that a person’s life may span more than one era—particularly in the context of aesthetic movements.

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