Opening Day . . .

For those of us who go to the coast, Memorial Day is also known as Opening Day!  First the purge — cleaning away the winter detritus inside and out, then … Continue Reading →

A Word on Creating Texture

An often underplayed card in design is a good use of texture.  Texture adds depth of field through layering, variation, and shadow. Imagine for a minute that you have in … Continue Reading →

Why is an Owl Wise Anyway?

I guess it all started with those English nursery rhymes, which say owls are wise because they listen and don’t speak.  This owl keeps his eyes closed, the better to … Continue Reading →