The first marching contest of 2016 and it was much more than I expected. First off, thank you to the Springtown band staff and boosters for putting on a great contest. Everyone was so helpful and kind. It’s funny how much I continue to learn the more and more I do events like this. There … Read more
This kind of thing really only bothers me if the synthesizer is overpowering the ensemble, or the arrangement relays too much on the synthesizer playing difficult/complex passages instead of the actual band playing those parts.
Today’s look back on jack-o-lanterns of Halloweens’ past brings us to Hellboy. I must admit that I am proud of how well this one came out. The lettering on this one took more than my fair share of patience (and toothpicks). Even after all of the carving, I decided to paint the silhouette of Hellboy … Read more
As promised, here is another one of my favorite jack-o-lanterns from Halloweens past. It is from one of my favorite anime series – Cowboy Bebop. It was a show about a group of bounty hunters who traveled the solar system getting into and out of trouble. But, the best part about this show was the … Read more
In the spirit of the holiday, I will be giving away a free sketch to one reader that sends in a picture of the most creative and unique jack-o-lantern that they have made for Halloween. To enter the contest, all you have to do is send me a picture of your jack-o-lantern to firstname.lastname@example.org by … Read more