Category: Art

Original works of art, photos, poems and short stories

Denton Square at Dusk 03 1

Denton Square at Dusk

While I’ve lived in Dallas for almost a decade, I haven’t gotten too familiar with Denton. Old Bank Buildings Denton Square Interesting Signs

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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...

Flag of New Zealand over the Flag of Australia 2

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...

Spock Vegas 1

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...

Leeloo with Steve Lovelace 4

Fast Times at Fan Expo Dallas

A couple of months ago I got an email from Betsy at The Dallas Socials, asking if I would be willing to cover Fan Expo Dallas 2015 at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson convention center...

Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge with Sun 1

A Park Atop the Continental Bridge

Dallas likes to build parks in new and interesting places. A few years ago the city built the popular Klyde Warren Park over Woodall Rodgers Freeway. Then in 2014, the city built a park...

Color Swatches Featuring Yellow 4

The Problem with Yellow

I like color, and I use it a lot in my line of work. Most of my art and design work is very colorful, and in my personal life, I wear a lot of...