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Sundar Pichai, Google

Another New Year, Another Chance for Growth

I was just looking at last year’s New Year post, and I think 2017 really did live up to my expectations, despite my efforts to go into it with a positive attitude. However, despite everything, I’m not beaten down, and I hope you aren’t either. Every year, in fact every day, is another chance for […]

Mark Lehmann, Global Citizen

Mark Lehmann

Commissioned portrait painted in Photoshop CC with Huion drawing tablet. Mark Lehmann is the CTO of Global Citizen. Client: ULTRA Testing TAGS: artpaintingportrait

Reindeer

Reindeer

Drawn with a Sharpie on a blank greeting card TAGS: animalsartdrawinglandscape

Yuletide Crow

Yuletide Crow

Drawn with a Sharpie on a blank greeting card TAGS: animalsartdrawing

Sundar Pichai, Google

Sundar Pichai

Commissioned portrait painted in Photoshop CC with Huion drawing tablet. Sundar Pichai is the CEO of Google. Client: ULTRA Testing TAGS: artpaintingportrait

David Zazlav, Discovery Communications

David Zazlav

Commissioned portrait painted in Photoshop CC with Huion drawing tablet. David Zazlav is the CEO of Discovery Communications. Client: ULTRA Testing TAGS: artpaintingportrait

Barry Simpson, Coca-Cola

Barry Simpson

Commissioned portrait painted in Photoshop CC with Huion drawing tablet. Barry Simpson is the CIO of Coca-Cola. Client: ULTRA Testing TAGS: artpaintingportrait

Depression

Thoughts on Grief and Alexithymia

According to Wikipedia, alexithymia “is a personality construct characterized by the subclinical inability to identify and describe emotions in the self. The core characteristics of alexithymia are marked dysfunction in emotional awareness, social attachment, and interpersonal relating.” There is also a high co-morbidity rate between alexithymia and autism spectrum disorders. I think this is what […]

Sailor

What an Exhausting Year It’s Been

I didn’t end up doing NaNoWriMo this month as I’d planned. This year has been the most stressful, and I am exhausted. I’ve felt lately like I’ve been succumbing to anxiety and depression again. Then I realized the sheer amount of stuff I’ve dealt with in the past six months, and considering all of that, […]

Tinker

Tinker

Drawn with a Sharpie on a blank greeting card, after the previous sailor drawing made me think of “Tinker, tailor, soldier, sailor…”. It was for #portraitnovember, though it didn’t really turn out like a portrait. TAGS: artdrawing