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  • Quick Portrait – Chin on Hand
    I am trying to get a painterly approach with Krita. This is using only one of the painting brushes. It took about 1 hour to do. You can see, however, in the time lapse down below that I was going to do a comic ink style but changed my mind later. Time lapse:
  • Red Wall: Matthias and Constance
    I started re-reading Red Wall and, of course, was inspired to paint Matthias and Constance ready to battle Cluny the Scourge. Here is the time lapse. You can see that I switched from one style of painting to more of a watercolor style. I’m trying to settle on a painterly style that looks more stylized and traditional. This is my first try. I painted this in Krita, my favorite Open Source painting software.
  • Copying the Masters – Death Dealer by Frank Frazetta
    Every so often I take a painting from an artist I admire and try to copy it. This helps me understand the problems they encountered while making it and then figure out how I would solve them. It’s also fun. Here I’ve copied one of the masters of Fantasy Art, Frank Frazetta. Music by Michael-DB.
  • NASA Perserverance Image Data
    I wrote this Jupyter Notebook to query, load, and manipulate images from the NASA Perseverance Raw Image Pipeline. Feel free to copy and use to explore. Here’s a colorized image from Sol 2.
  • Missing Sounds of New York: An Auditory Love Letter to New Yorkers
    This collection of audio landscapes that you’d hear around New York was released near the beginning of the 2020 covid-19 pandemic, when the city was on lockdown. Created by the New York City Public Library and the creative agency Mother New York. Go Listen →