If you're into drawing, making comics, reading, writing, and knowing more about creative processes, you're in the right place!

    I'm a picture-maker living in Utah and have a deep passion for storytelling in its myriad forms and in making pictures. My first graphic novel, Upside Down: A Vampire Tale is available from Top Shelf Productions and my children's book, The Adventures of William Worm, is available from Piggy Press.

    This blog is the new home for my works-in-progress, finished comics, calls for entries and whatever else you didn't ask for.

Tomorrow (Happy Song for the Weekend)

My little girl is obsessed with the new Annie soundtrack, so I thought I’d revisit an old favorite. Here’s a cover of “Tomorrow” (video & audio below)

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THE SHORT VERSION I’m working healthier!   THE LONG VERSION My approach to working over the last week has been healthier than ever. It’s had such a deep effect on me that I’ve made a series of major decisions that are already affecting my life and work. For those of you that may not know: … Continue reading

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I Made a Song for Your Weekend

I love me some Mason Jennings. Good medicine. I recorded this cover of his song “Rainboots” to ensure you with a happy, happy weekend. Enjoy!

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Interview with JetPens

I’ve been using JetPens’s brushes, pens, and inks for something like 5 years now. I’m a fan! They’re constantly putting out new and quality artist supplies, and it was my pleasure to talk with them last week. Find out about my first failed graphic novel, my favorite artists, and what I’m currently working on by … Continue reading

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Today kicks off “Life, the Universe & Everything“–Utah’s 3-day premiere Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror convention! I’m thrilled to participate again as an invited guest to talk about writing, drawing, and making comics. Here’s my schedule for the weekend:

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I fell apart yesterday/Just before I caught your smilin’ face I was just a little late/I knew that I might have to wait for you You bring me back I’m stompin’ like a hurricane/I don’t know when I’ll be back again It’s never been like this before/And now I know that when it rains it … Continue reading

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Using “Quadrants” in Design

Quadrants Writer/Collaborator/Sasquatch Dave Scheidt posted a link to this article from nofilmschool yesterday, which talks about using “quadrants” to compose frames in film. This was the first I’d ever heard the term “quadrants” in relation to composition (though there’s plenty out there on the “Rule of Thirds”), so I checked it out. I nearly clicked away … Continue reading

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Let’s Pencil Something In (Illustration)

My new illustration for the Portland Mercury made the front page! Check it out at

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Okay, I think this might be my most favoritest shirt yet! I’ve been feeling extra grateful for the people, places, and projects in my life and I wanted to put it all down in a happy little illustration. This is a message that I feel I’ve been wearing for some time, so I thought that I … Continue reading

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Song for the Weekend

Happy weekend, everyone!

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