Morning Scribbler Begins!

Art, Drawings, Morning Scribbler

I started a new sketchbook series this morning. I call it Morning Scribblers. Here’s the intro that shows one of my handmade sketchbooks made from used file folders. It also shows the tools I used in this morning’s sketch. I’ll be posting the actual sketching of the sketch in a separate video. I’m hoping that this short video will inspire a few of you to make your own sketchbooks and begin your day by picking up a pen or brush. It might mean getting up a little bit earlier. I guarantee you that your sketching skills will improve drastically and you will begin to design your sketchbook pages with a more experimental attitude that will lead to greater creativity, personal expression … and JOY!

Video Link: Morning Scribbler Intro

Video Link: Sketching the stone vase and dried flowers (The first few seconds are the same as the intro … keep watching.)

Chris Carter and Alexis

Bizarre Horizons Magazine is alive and well, just a bit dormant

Bizarre Horizons Magazine, Photography

March 19, 2012

I’ve succumbed to the pressure. The imaginary Bizarre Horizons Magazine is now a reality.

First Issue of Bizarre Horizons 2012 … Cover Image Photo, Alexis and Mum 1984

I have a plethora of material and images that have been frothing at the bit to be published in Bizarre Horizons.  Unfortunately, I have switched from PC to Mac and I need to fire up the all-but-dead-PC to retrieve the images.  I’ll start working on it, but your patience is required.  Please feel free to let me know you have material to submit for publication if you feel it is appropriate.  Comment on the post and I will be in touch with you. Brenda Demings’s photos of the ballet dancing in the Produce Section of the supermarket is already in queue for publication. It may take a while to find the files and get them onto my Mac.  This took twenty-seven years to become a reality so a few months won’t really matter.