Red Heart Balloon (ATC)

“Red Heart Balloon” Mixed media on Artist Trading Card 2.5×3.5 inches. 2012. $4 With this one, I had wanted to experiment more with zentangles but not be so restrained by it being ink on paper. The earlier piece I did was without the zentangle and the balloon didn’t really show well; so, I added the … Continue reading

Three Hearts (Zentangle ATC/ACEO)

“Three Hearts.” Mixed media, June 2012 Not too long ago, I was helping my aunt and grandparents clean out the garage a d there was a dictionary they wanted to throw out; but, I had other plans for it. After taking the dictionary, I unbound it and turned the pages of words into canvases for … Continue reading

Ben’s Traveling Notebooks

(cross posted at One of the first things I did in my preparation for Costa Rica was to create all these cahiers, so I would have something to communicate with. They’ve proven to be quite indispensable and at this writing, I have no more blank ones to use down there. As part of my … Continue reading


Title: “Cinco.” Date Created: 2012 Medium: ink on paper. Dimensions: 3.5×2.5″ (ATC/ACEO) Having posted “Corazón” yesterday, it’s only fair that I continue it with this, “Cinco.” ever since I moved out of my apartment, I’ve been doing a lot more ink works. I guess it’s a bit easier to carry a sketchbook with several ink … Continue reading


Title: “Corazon.” Date Created: 2012 Medium: ink on paper. Dimensions: 3.5×2.5″ (ATC/ACEO) Sorry that it’s been a while since I’ve posted anything — it’s certainly not for the lack of art, I’ve been still creating pieces — I’m traveling now and am a bit more focused on my another blog: Travel in ASL. I’m scheduling … Continue reading