Why is it gift art is my best art?

Mi Gente!

You know one of the things I dig doing is creating gift art for those around me who are special or who have exhibited kindness throughout the time I’ve known them.

In choosing to do so I’ve come to realize that with every gift my art grows. Some of my biggest artistic growths come from ...[ Read More ]

Inspiration Time!

What’s up Mi Gente!?

Every now and then I come across something that really makes me ponder and/or gets me inspired.

I plan to share those things with all of y’all!

here’s the first, a video by one of my favorite teachers online Mr. Jake Parker! It’s a bit of a long one but sit back relax and ...[ Read More ]

The Inspirationals – Rodrigo Gonzalez

In this Justifiable Segment I want to share the works of those who inspire me in many different ways…

The first of “The Inspirationals” is an artist I came across last month and am sure glad I did…Rodrigo Gonzalez

There’s something about is works that just clicks with me. I dig what he does and how he ...[ Read More ]

An Ever Lasting Treasure

“The Art Spirit” By Robert Henri

Mi Gente!

One of the most influential things in my life happens to be a book that I only got my hands on about 5 or 6 years ago if I remember correctly…

This book has shaped the way I view life and art. It was a book that was hyped up ...[ Read More ]


No for real my art friends don’t be such a hermit…

Mi Gente!

As artist we must realize that we often are the eyes to the world as it is. We are the reporters of true nature, of the soul of others, of feelings that are hidden inside of us…too frequently do we focus on that last ...[ Read More ]

It Never Comes Easy…

For me at least…for shame!

Mi Gente!

My art journey so far has been one fraught with lots of “learn some” moments. I believe that to be on me and how I have not had quite the clearest of vision of how I want to approach my art career…folks, I want to do it ALL!

But uhh…I’m just ...[ Read More ]

Post Injury Franqui Sketch

Mi Gente!

When it comes down to it my art is my main passion but at the moment that passion doesn’t quite pay all the bills so I, like many other creative folks, Have another job that gives me a little money to survive.

But where I work I have to handle broken glass and well it ...[ Read More ]

Oh Where, Oh Where…

…Have I been?

It sure has been quite some time since I sat down and really gave the ol’ site the attention that it deserves, my people! The journey of my site so far has not been reminiscent the vision I had once put down for it.

That is my fault…

With the help of my Great friend Grayson ...[ Read More ]

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Franqui Evolution & 1st site Post!


2014-2015, ft. Merida!



What is up Mi Gente!

I wanted to start off the first Blog posting on my new site with a little bit of an art evolution of yours truly! This time around we visit my longest running creation Franqui Shore!

I always envisioned Franqui to be a girl who isn’t the typical body shape, one ...[ Read More ]


New Website Design for 2016!

The very fact that you’re aware of suffering is enough reason to be overjoyed that you’re alive and can experience it. I spend a lot of time walking around in the woods and talking to trees, and squirrels, and little rabbits and stuff. Every day I learn. There are no limits in this world. I ...[ Read More ]

Mi Gente!

Some of the stuff I’ve been up to:

1st a Pilot concept for a comic i’m helping with and 2nd a re-imagining of an old character I made up, once called Tinkerer, for a hearthstone contest way back when. She goes by Tink now. 

Okay back to it! Hope all is well with y’all!

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