Welcome to my art blog, all! The beauty of a blog platform is that it enables us to share our thoughts and ideas. For me, as a creative-type, I get to show you my latest creations on a continuous basis and get feedback which was more readily available in a school institution.

In college, I received a BFA degree in graphic design with a concentration in computer graphics.

Aside from working and playing in New York City, I enjoy the great outdoors, and drawing nature and the world around us. Currently, I specialize in design for the web and print. In addition, I create fine art in oil paint, watercolor, pencil, pen/ink and digital mediums.

I have an online store with some of my art work for sale. Please feel free to visit my store and take a peek. Custom requests are welcome too.

The subject matter of my art is by no means just about design and dinosaurs, but rather about anything that inspires me, at the moment. In fact, I can’t stay on one idea too long. However, I do revisit themes from time to time. For instance, I enjoy fishing, so you will see fish-themed illustrations pop up in my blog, sporadically.

Other themes you will find in my art blog are wildlife, figural drawings, sports and occasionally, photography.

Comments and Likes are appreciated! My policy is if you leave a comment or a ‘like’, I will happily go to your blog and do so in return.

Thank you for visiting and enjoy!


39 Responses to “about”

  1. Sally Says:

    Enjoyed browsing through your portfolio and blog sites. You are soooo talented! Loved the photos of your biking in the Catskills, the pets, and your various trips. Especially liked your portfolio with the winter scene and other nature scenery.

    We were thrilled to meet Bert, the Shading Art Director, at Pixar studios. What a friendly, down-to-earth fellow he seems to be. Also video taped his question-and-answer session after we saw the film he worked on, “WALL-E”. Did you see this movie?


  2. heya :)
    thanks for your comment under my black and white picture :)
    your blog is very intressting too!
    well done :)

  3. heya :)
    sorry, i just have seen yout entry on my blog now. so iam very, very sorry!
    thank you for the nice compliment on my about me!
    “Kunstlicht” is a event in oberhausen ( city in germany) where 18 places open their galleries one night! you can travel from place to place, all near together and you can show u paintings there. thats where i had my first exhibition in november 2009.
    nice greetings and take care,

  4. Hi, Al, would it be possible to use your 9/17/09 illustration of a blue crab for the back image on a limited run of t-shirts for a crab-feast at a co-worker’s house, this month?

    Many of us at National Geographic get together for a few bushels of crabs at our co-workers house on Kent Island, on the eastern short of the Chesapeake Bay in September each year, and I wanted to do a nice t-shirt for everyone to mark the occasions.

    Your design seemed very nice and appropriate for this purpose. Could you let me know what your fee would be to reproduce the image on 40 – 80, maybe as many as 100 t-shirts for this event?

    Is would have to be quick, though because its held this year on 9/17. What’s your size? We’ll send you one too. Could you supply a larger scan than is available on the web?

    Next year we’re hoping to get them done by Crazy Shirts in Hawaii – if we get the right design (your image plus wording) it might turn into something for several of our friends, who run restaurants on the outer banks, etc. Just thinking beyond the current project.

    Let us know, Cheers, Tom & Janne Puckett

  5. madisoncary Says:

    thanks for stopping by my blog and liking my work! you are very talented! my drawings go as far as stick figures… haha. keep it up!

  6. juanagarcy Says:

    I love your works! They’re so easy on the eyes. :)

  7. L Says:

    Thanks for the like!

  8. Raynifly Says:

    I don’t know why but your site feels so fresh to me. If I can smell it, it would be fresh mint leaves in a nice kind of way.

  9. antarabesque Says:

    Great blog. You are so talented, jealous. Thanks for sharing!

  10. Sam Says:

    I love your drawing style and your posts–they are always so well thought out and eloquent. I have also nominated you for the Versatile Blog Award :) http://whatwillicooktoday.wordpress.com/2012/07/23/versatile-blogger-award/

  11. Your blog is interesting. I am still going through your posts and drawings. Very talented!

  12. Thanks for visiting my blog!! Your art is amazing! I personally do abstract painting as well as all my cooking!! :)
    Anything creative is the way of life for me!

    • blogturtle Says:

      I would love to see your abstract painting.
      Do you paint food as subjet matter?

      Your blog looks so professional with great healthy recipes.

      Thank you in return!

      • Oh than you so much!! No, I don’t paint food, just abstract with different shapes and mediums and bold colors. My style is similar to the big bold abstract styles like Kandinsky and Rothko. :)
        I look forward to visiting your blog :)

  13. fashionssake Says:

    Thanks for checking out my blog!! Your drawings are incredible!! Will be visiting your blog more often!!! :)

  14. Melanee Says:

    Thanks for following my blog! Your drawings are fantastic. I especially am drawn to the bike prints, the Oak Tree, and the Inspirational Greeting Cards. The cards would be great to use for graduation gifts.

  15. ciao! luvFAB blog.

  16. Love your blog and artwork, very fresh! Look forward to follow you and see more! Warm greetings, Johanna

  17. MAGNY TJELTA Says:

    Wow! Fun and cute and gorgeousness!

  18. Arts & Rhymes Says:

    Nice work!

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