As some of you know, I write a lot with a real typewriter. I own several vintage typewriters that I bought at various antique shops and outdoor fairs. I’ve always […]
Have you ever had this question asked? “Why do you paint miniatures?“ I’ve had this question asked to me many times by many people. It’s a profound question at its […]
As an academic, I write a lot. I write tons and tons of material. And, I’ve explored all kinds of writing. Never mind the dissertation; I’ve written papers for scientific […]
Some days I wonder why I paint so many miniatures. Sure, I’m a commissioned painter, but my personal collection is quite large. Where the F- is the exit? Miniatures are […]
Some days you just have to do something. Doing something, rather than thinking about it. I’m talking about the creative side of you. The writer, the painter, the sculptor, whatever […]
On the weekend, my family went to the mall. As families with young children do, we ended up taking a pitstop at the Lego Store. Whoever markets some of these […]
It’s an interesting topic to talk about. I know many us, me included, drink coffee on a daily basis. We drink it for many reasons. Some like the taste, others […]
Painter’s block sucks. Help me.
This morning sitting on a chair at my desk with a cup of coffee and a typewriter, I feel reality knocking on the door and it’s rude. Immortality. I’ve been […]
I’m in the midst of a hard-fought battle. I’m having a great time. But, my opponent and I haven’t said a word in more than 5 minutes. This is the […]
This post contains some thoughts from someone (me) who has purchased, traded, and sold used miniatures across all kinds of venues, e.g., eBay, bartertown.com. Disclaimer: the photos here are not […]
I had to write this post today. On my walk I thought about the power of words. The keyword here is “potentially”….
I love a good challenge. I love to paint. So, when I received a painting commission request for 320 termagants/hormagaunts (Tyranid army by GW) I immediately accepted! Why not? A painting […]
“I would not give a fig for the simplicity on this side of complexity, but I would give my life for the simplicity on the other side of complexity.” –Oliver […]
I have a large collection of models that I’ve painted. Too numerous for me to count. The ultimate driving force that motivates me to paint is discovery. Whenever I feel my toes […]
Last night, I played an awesome game against my buddy Armando. Kreoss2 versus his mercenaries…. didn’t really matter what lists we were playing. It came down to the last few […]