Daily Sketches

For the last few months I’ve been participating in a daily art challenge with the RetroEpic artists. Every weekday around lunch time we pick a theme and everyone spends 20 or so minutes roughing out a quick piece. At first I made a few ironic contributions with my mouse and ye olde MS Paint. But I very quickly decided to bring my ancient Genius tablet in, and start taking it seriously. I used to draw a lot when I was younger and it’s been unbelievably fun making art more regularly again. Sometimes all I can manage is line art: Sometimes we do…

GDC 2016

So GDC is happening right now, and I’m not there. I’m saving my money to travel Europe, but the FOMO still hurts a lot. I’ve been thinking a lot about my experience at GDC last year. I’ve changed a lot since then, but it’s nice to look back and remember how affected I was. Seeing as I can’t be at GDC this year, I thought now would be a perfect time to re-post the words I wrote a year ago. In case you’re wondering, I’m still as stoked as I was back then.   The following words first appeared on qcfdesign.com on…

And he said: Let there be site!

One of my personal projects over the holiday period was to finally build myself a website. I felt like I’ve needed an online space to collect all my things together for aaaaages. So this is it. Welcome. It was a lot of fun to make actually, learning new skills and toolsets is always really engaging to me. In particular I learned a hang of a lot about WordPress. With custom post types and a few choice plugins, it can become a really powerful platform. Perfectly suited for my needs too. I also learned a fair amount more PHP and CSS…

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