Category: Art

Original works of art, photos, poems and short stories

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Seattle Solo Vacation 2017

This fall, I took a week-long solo trip to Seattle, mostly to try the many coffee shops there and just explore the area. After taking over 2,000 photos, I’ve culled it down to 140...

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Defunct Designs: The Amoco Logo

The Amoco logo always brings back waves of nostalgia. As a kid in St. Louis (and later Lansing, Michigan), Amocos were far and away the most common gas stations you saw. Though half the...

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The Beauty of Old Charleston Houses

Charleston, South Carolina is one of the oldest cities in the US. While it has its share of suburban sprawl like any other American city, the core of Charleston still has a lot of...

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Denton Square at Dusk

While I’ve lived in Dallas for almost a decade, I’ve only been to Denton on a handful of occasions. Denton is a medium-sized city an hour north of Dallas and Fort Worth. It’s a...

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Charleston Churches and Cemeteries

Charleston, South Carolina is nicknamed the “Holy City”. Unlike other Holy Cities like Jerusalem, Rome or Mecca, it’s not the center of a great religion and/or a place of pilgrimage. Rather, Charleston is called...

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Wandering Through Charleston Alleys

Last year, I went to Charleston, South Carolina to visit a friend. It was my first time in the Deep South, and it was nice to visit a city with so much history. I...

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Redesign 101: The Flag of New Zealand

New Zealand needs a new flag. They’ve needed one for years, but the momentum has been growing under the current Prime Minister. The current flag of New Zealand is a colonial ensign that looks...

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Susan Kare: Design Hero

Susan Kare is one of my biggest design heroes. Even if you’ve never heard her name, you’ve probably run across one of her designs. Kare designed, amongst other things, the fonts and icons for...

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The Cosplayers of Comic Con

Recently I went to Fan Expo Dallas, my first ever comic con. I went on a media pass to write a series of articles for The Dallas Socials, and there was so much to...