Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Highlights High Five 2014 Pewter Plate Award

What a nice way to start the week. I just found a package on our front porch that contained a Highlights High Five 2014 Pewter Plate Illustration of the Year Award!  Thank you very much to both Highlights and editor Kathleen Hayes!

Friday, June 26, 2015


In a landmark opinion, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 today that states cannot ban same-sex marriage, handing gay rights advocates their biggest victory yet. Today is a good day.

Monday, June 22, 2015

... or Something Like That

Son Marc and his good buddy Travis are working together on an awesome and gigantically ambitious project. And guess what? YOU CAN HELP! Watch this video and then click this magic link - http://tinyurl.com/q529x4g

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Patrick's Tips for Drawing

1. If you're drawing something difficult, stick your tongue out just a little bit and it won't be as hard.

2. Make small noises when you are drawing textures or cross hatching. "Pew pew pew."

3. If you add an antenna to anything it will become the space version of that thing.