Durga

Durga

This is a multilayer piece I did as part of my Fulton Market Kitchen residency, and I’m really happy with how it turned out. It’s acrylic on foamboard with one element done in watercolor on watercolor paper.  

Above It All

Above It All

Tear Down Walls – A Mural Project

Tear Down Walls – A Mural Project

Ever since winter broke, I’ve been planning this mural. I wanted to do something simple, but powerful, and I wanted it to fit with both Artistic Ninjutsu, and with the other domain I purchased last year, Mural.Ninja The title of this piece is “Tear Down Walls,” and the process of painting it did just that. I […]

Super Clean – My Daughter’s Lessons In Superhero Hygiene

Super Clean – My Daughter’s Lessons In Superhero Hygiene

I kept thinking, “You’ve got to do something for her bathroom. She’s got those grey walls, and they’re a great grey, but they need something on them, otherwise it looks like a guest bathroom.” My daughter is three, and I didn’t want to throw Hello Kitty decals on the wall, because she has enough of […]

Totems: What Are You Passing Down To Your Children’s Children?

Totems: What Are You Passing Down To Your Children’s Children?

Pesyk. Pesun. Pesunchik. Shyush. If you ask my daughter, these are the names for love. Pesyk is puppy in Ukrainian, and Emma is half-Ukrainian. Perhaps it’s even a bit dominant, because my half is so watered down with varying shades of Anglo-German Celts. So when she informed us that the pink puppy’s name was Pesyk, that […]


The Brush

Durga

Durga

This is a multilayer piece I did as part of my Fulton Market Kitchen residency, and I’m really happy with how it turned out. It’s acrylic on foamboard with one element done in watercolor on watercolor paper.  

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The Pen

#LetThemBe

#LetThemBe

Obviously, we all want our messages to travel far and wide. Milo Decides To Be is my message. Problem is, how do you spread a message without more messages? Need to make some messages to spread the message, so that people will want to read the message to their kids, thus ensuring the extension of […]

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The Song

Whiskey – Ukulele in the park

Whiskey – Ukulele in the park

I’ll be performing this and about a half hour of other good stuff with Mariama Torruella, in a duo version of our vocal group, Stripped, this Saturday, the 21st, at 1:30pm outside of Roosevelt University on Michigan Ave. as part of Make Music Chicago. Should be a fun time. It’ll be the first time Madi […]

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The Way

“I Don’t WUV You!”

“I Don’t WUV You!”

There’s nothing like waking up three times in the night, and tucking in your kid because she’s sick and rolling out of her bed, only to have her turn on you in the morning with that choice line. “I don’t WUV you, Tato!” My daughter always takes it back after she’s calmed down, and/or bribed with […]

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Recent Articles

Durga

Durga

This is a multilayer piece I did as part of my Fulton Market Kitchen residency, and I’m really happy with how it turned out. It’s acrylic on foamboard with one element done in watercolor on watercolor paper.  

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Above It All

Above It All
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Tear Down Walls – A Mural Project

Tear Down Walls – A Mural Project

Ever since winter broke, I’ve been planning this mural. I wanted to do something simple, but powerful, and I wanted it to fit with both Artistic Ninjutsu, and with the other domain I purchased last year, Mural.Ninja The title of this piece is “Tear Down Walls,” and the process of painting it did just that. I […]

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Super Clean – My Daughter’s Lessons In Superhero Hygiene

Super Clean – My Daughter’s Lessons In Superhero Hygiene

I kept thinking, “You’ve got to do something for her bathroom. She’s got those grey walls, and they’re a great grey, but they need something on them, otherwise it looks like a guest bathroom.” My daughter is three, and I didn’t want to throw Hello Kitty decals on the wall, because she has enough of […]

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Super Clean – Spider-Girl

Super Clean – Spider-Girl

I’ve been wanting to do something with my daughter’s bathroom, art-wise, but needed something that wasn’t going to embarrass her when she’s 7 or 8, and that she hopefully might like even when she’s 12. Here’s the first in the series, called Super Clean, starring Spider-Girl brushing her teeth upside-down. They’re all going to be done on watercolor […]

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Totems: What Are You Passing Down To Your Children’s Children?

Totems: What Are You Passing Down To Your Children’s Children?

Pesyk. Pesun. Pesunchik. Shyush. If you ask my daughter, these are the names for love. Pesyk is puppy in Ukrainian, and Emma is half-Ukrainian. Perhaps it’s even a bit dominant, because my half is so watered down with varying shades of Anglo-German Celts. So when she informed us that the pink puppy’s name was Pesyk, that […]

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DIY Piñata Fun To Share With Your Kids!

DIY Piñata Fun To Share With Your Kids!

There’s a wonderful sound that happens when a broomstick connects with a piñata, but there’s something even more satisfying when that ‘CRACK!’ comes from a pinata that you and your kid made together. Even better, is when you’ve made a pinata that lasts just the right number of rounds, and gives the little kids and […]

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Watercolor Wednesday – Tiny Painting Roundup

Watercolor Wednesday – Tiny Painting Roundup

This week I decided to do some eensy-weensy paintings. They’re all for sale, and they’re super tiny. They’re all characters from my webcomic, Milo the Cloud. You could get something like this, if you donate to my #24hours4ukraine campaign: Details and a cat video here.    Watercolor Wednesday – My Little Friend Watercolor Wednesday – Happy Place […]

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Watercolor Wednesday – Stark Smash

Watercolor Wednesday – Stark Smash

The Hulkbuster armor is probably my favorite specialty armor. Iron Man #304 was one of my first comics ever, and really cemented the fact that I was going to start collecting Iron Man comics. This is a smaller, card-sized watercolor for today, so it’s a bit lighter on the wallet.  Purchase! Paintings ship within two […]

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Watercolor Wednesday – …help…

Watercolor Wednesday – …help…

  This guy just came off the pencil last night, and seemed to need rain. So it’s a bit of a melancholy #WatercolorWednesday today. I hope everybody is actually having a sunnier day than he is. And if you feel like he’s calling out to you, you can grab him for your own here: …help… (original watercolor […]

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