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Posted in Designs on June 12, 2015 by alteredlines

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Darth Vader

Posted in Designs with tags , , , on April 9, 2016 by alteredlines

img_2584I still have to finish the background for Vader . It’s going to be a sad day when I have to give it to the client. I’ve had way to much fun having Darth grab things. 

If you’re asking yourself where’s the dig deeper part, look to Darth’s helmet. It explains why he is so angry and evil, He’s got a broken heart. On the other side is the 1st initial of the child it was made for.   When he’s older, his father can explain to him the deeper meaning of this Vader. Remember folks to choose wisely and dig deeper y’all! 

  
 

Conversations about Easter

Posted in Designs with tags , , , , on March 27, 2016 by alteredlines

  I did this piece about 8 years ago. It seems to stir up mixed emotions with people. My intent was to remind people to think. I encourage you to draw your own conclusion regarding today’s holiday, regardless if you have the same views on faith as I do. 

I love the conflict of this piece, one side is  asking you to spend while the others mission is to save. The excitement of the holiday is hard to ignore. Bunnies are running around breaking into homes across the country vandalizing living rooms with eggs and chocolate. The children love it! I often wonder if mine are anarchists. But we always discuss what it’s really about. What’s really important. Is it people or things? I also like to point out the fact that these chocolate bunnies we all get excited about are in fact hollow…

Dig Deeper Ya’ll! 

Stay Puft

Posted in Designs with tags , , , on January 13, 2016 by alteredlines

My daughter has recently become obsessed with the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man. Being that her birthday is coming up in a few days, she requested a Stay Puft toy. I looked everywhere to find one, but came up empty handed. Luckily I had a project that fell through, so I had the time to finish this for her birthday.  

 

Working through mistakes

Posted in Designs with tags , , , , on December 14, 2015 by alteredlines

  

I just finished a commission, though the final product is not what was intended (above). I was experimenting with a new product to clear coat these panels. Unfortunately it made all the ink smudge and I was forced to do another layer over it. Luckily, I ended up liking this better than my original idea. (Below) 

  
Dig Deeper ya’ll! 

I play with Legos (pt. 3)

Posted in Lego Creations with tags , , , , on October 22, 2015 by alteredlines

  
Continuing to expand upon our previous Lego project, we repurposed our secret island. This project is all about equality… For monsters. After all, monsters are people too! -errr were people that is. 

My daughter decided that the monsters needed a place to relax and unwind. A place to escape the pressures of the day to day grind. Above all a judgement free environment to be themselves. 

  

As any mysterious monster island getaway should, it contains many secrets. There’s a total of 5 secret entrances hidden throughout the island. If you check out the previous build, you’ll find a few of them. Want to know about the rest? I can’t tell you, it’s a secret, but feel free to guess!

  
The mad scientist’s lab was inspired by one of my all time favorite movies, Back to the Future. Remember the clock tower? He kinda looks like Doc Brown too…

  
Want to relax and unwind? Why not sit by the waterfall and enjoy the view? Wondering what flounder has to do with monsters? He does work for a company that’s know for killing off parents in most of their movies! 

-Dig Deeper Ya’ll! 

Back to the FutureĀ 

Posted in Designs with tags , , , , on October 21, 2015 by alteredlines

  Imagine if the Prius was around back in 1985. As of 4:00 today we officially stepped into the future. Where’s my hover board? 
I wanted to have this post published by 4:00 today (the time Marty and Doc entered the future), it’s now 5:56… Maybe I shouldn’t have picked a Prius? 

Please feel free to share this.

-Dig Deeper Y’all! 

Sam I Am

Posted in Designs with tags , , , , , , on October 21, 2015 by alteredlines

 
I recently did some window art for the Jimmy Fund Clinic where my daughter is being treated. This was in celebration of Suesstember. I wanted to give something back as a gesture of gratitude for the amazing care that they have provided for my daughter. Everyone there is awesome! 

They go out of their way to make the children feel comfortable. The resource room a has plenty of games, crafts, and activities to keep my daughter distracted from the impending doom of injections. Twice a week she endures the pain of double shots in her legs. Astonishingly she does this with a smile and a positive attitude. I watch in awe as she weathers these storms, showing me what true perseverance is all about. 

The true test of a person is not how they act when everything is going well, but how they react when their world goes sideways. I can only hope to teach my daughter  half of what she has taugh me about life.

If you feel inclined, please consider donating to The Jimmy Fund. They are an amazing organization. 

Click here to donate! 

If you are unable to donate, feel free to share this to help spread the word. Thank you!

-Dig Deeper Ya’ll!

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