We Won The Snow Sculpture Contest For Our Winter Carnival

Last week we had our winter carnival at work. For the whole day on Thursday, everyone got together and played different sports and competitions. There was the usual hockey tournament (I’m from Canada so that’s mandatory), as well as outside ball hockey, tug-of-war, log sawing races, a small relay race, and a few other quirky games.…

The Birth Of @arttrail

I created the @arttrail account a few days ago. I want to use this account to start upvoting on the great, original art I find throughout steemit. Since I started curating for the #art-trail section of #steemtrail a few weeks ago, I find that there are a few of my posts I have put forward…

Smile and Wave- An Original Friday The 13th Short Story

Jacob gazed in amazement as they pulled up to the old farmhouse from the long, grass invaded gravel driveway. This was truly the biggest house he had ever seen in his life. Granted, he was only 8 years old, but that didn’t change the facts. The white paint on the house was beginning to chip…

Hiking In The Back Fields

I took a nice wintery walk yesterday through the farm fields behind my house. The snow is at that awkward point where it’s too deep to comfortably walk through with boots, and not enough snow to use snowshoes or skis. I managed to take some decent pictures along the way, though. Enjoy.

Drawing A Pirate

I was messing around with my digital graphic pen last night and this is what I came up with. This time I tried to do some shading and blending a little bit to get a feel for the pressure sensitivity of the pen. First the rough sketch. I used a blue color this time so…