Cicada shell: little did I know it was my life. -deathbed poem of Shuho (died in 1767), from Japanese Death Poems (1986)

Post Apocalyptic Labor Day/Tree of Life

I didn’t post here yesterday as I usually do on Sunday because I was listening to sea lions, getting impaled by sand spurs, collecting bones and jumping into the ice cold Pacific Ocean like a crazy person. Today… Read More

Eclipse

Tomorrow the Sun, Moon and Earth will be in perfect alignment, causing a few minutes of midnight to interrupt the morning. What dreams will flourish in the shadow of the Moon? Will we see our own distorted reflections… Read More

Back to the 90s

I was going to post an ink drawing I did in my sketchbook this week but it’s cloudy today and I can’t seem to get a decent picture of it so I’m posting something from my sketchbook circa… Read More

Dream Gate

“The world of imagination is the world of eternity. It is the divine bosom into which we shall all go after the death of the vegetative body.” ¬† ~William Blake

The Fountain of Eternal Youth

Not much to say about this one… Just something I drew in my sketchbook slowly over the past few weeks. Happy Sunday!

This Moment In Time

This drawing is an amalgamation of things that have been on my mind/influencing me this week: a Viking send off for a friend in Valhalla, melons slowly ripening on the vine (summer, waiting for growth and healing, the… Read More

Self Portrait

I drew this over the last couple of days in a tea shop and by the river trying to stay cool during a heat wave in Portland. I’ve been reading John Crowley’s version of The Chemical Wedding and… Read More

New Everything

Welcome to my new website. It finally got that long overdue remodel. ¬†Renewal seems to be a common theme running throughout all areas of my life these days. I’m five days out from my 35th birthday and just… Read More