time spent here

work from the studio of flat mountain press.
The storms of the moon are strange storms indeed.
(This animation was made as a part of ISLAND’s Hill House artist residency)

The storms of the moon are strange storms indeed.

(This animation was made as a part of ISLAND’s Hill House artist residency)

We all bear the burden of our ancestors, of all their mistakes and misteps, and it grows and it grows, but we grow stronger.
(This drawing was made as a part of ISLAND’s Hill House artist residency)

We all bear the burden of our ancestors, of all their mistakes and misteps, and it grows and it grows, but we grow stronger.

(This drawing was made as a part of ISLAND’s Hill House artist residency)

Always look for the little face hidden in the lichen.
(This drawing was made as a part of ISLAND’s Hill House artist residency)

Always look for the little face hidden in the lichen.

(This drawing was made as a part of ISLAND’s Hill House artist residency)

Some days, life is just a long reach into nothing.
(This drawing was made as a part of ISLAND’s Hill House artist residency)

Some days, life is just a long reach into nothing.

(This drawing was made as a part of ISLAND’s Hill House artist residency)

He was startled awake again and again, only to remember he was happily at home watching Home Improvement.
(This animation was made as a part of ISLAND’s Hill House artist residency)

He was startled awake again and again, only to remember he was happily at home watching Home Improvement.

(This animation was made as a part of ISLAND’s Hill House artist residency)

They parked way out on the deserted two-track and watched their dreams drift high above them.
(This animation was made as a part of ISLAND’s Hill House artist residency)

They parked way out on the deserted two-track and watched their dreams drift high above them.

(This animation was made as a part of ISLAND’s Hill House artist residency)

Casa Nova was the city at the end of the land, the shadow on the horizon, the place where the clouds boiled, the place where everything was new. On its narrow streets citizens ducked under signs and frowned at the sky. No town could outlast it.
(This drawing was made as a part of ISLAND’s Hill House artist residency)

Casa Nova was the city at the end of the land, the shadow on the horizon, the place where the clouds boiled, the place where everything was new. On its narrow streets citizens ducked under signs and frowned at the sky. No town could outlast it.

(This drawing was made as a part of ISLAND’s Hill House artist residency)

Everyone at the DMV had something different in mind, something filling them up and making them alive, something spilling out from the corners of their eyes.
(This drawing was made as a part of ISLAND’s Hill House artist residency)

Everyone at the DMV had something different in mind, something filling them up and making them alive, something spilling out from the corners of their eyes.

(This drawing was made as a part of ISLAND’s Hill House artist residency)

The sunlight was so bright he could barely remember his name. He stared into the distance and watched the heat waves rise off the pavement.
(This drawing was made as a part of ISLAND’s Hill House artist residency)

The sunlight was so bright he could barely remember his name. He stared into the distance and watched the heat waves rise off the pavement.

(This drawing was made as a part of ISLAND’s Hill House artist residency)

A long, long way from the horizon.
(This drawing was made as a part of ISLAND’s Hill House artist residency)

A long, long way from the horizon.

(This drawing was made as a part of ISLAND’s Hill House artist residency)

A wish for a small friend of mine (he was much less interested than his parents).
(This drawing was made as a part of ISLAND’s Hill House artist residency)

A wish for a small friend of mine (he was much less interested than his parents).

(This drawing was made as a part of ISLAND’s Hill House artist residency)

Though there was nothing to show it in the land or the sky, Anderson’s Arch signaled the end of one life and the beginning of another for all who crossed under it.
(This drawing was made as a part of ISLAND’s Hill House artist residency)

Though there was nothing to show it in the land or the sky, Anderson’s Arch signaled the end of one life and the beginning of another for all who crossed under it.

(This drawing was made as a part of ISLAND’s Hill House artist residency)

He hollered long into the morning, telling the sun again and again to just LEAVE HIM ALONE.
(This animation was made as a part of ISLAND’s Hill House artist residency).

He hollered long into the morning, telling the sun again and again to just LEAVE HIM ALONE.

(This animation was made as a part of ISLAND’s Hill House artist residency).

"Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.""Everything I understand, I understand only because I love."Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) may not have been an unequivocally good guy (by most accounts he was a guilt-ridden, sexist hypocrite), but he sure wrote some nice stuff and was pretty cool looking.

"Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself."
"Everything I understand, I understand only because I love."

Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) may not have been an unequivocally good guy (by most accounts he was a guilt-ridden, sexist hypocrite), but he sure wrote some nice stuff and was pretty cool looking.