The foliage of Eikando Temple is said to be most spectacular during Autumn. During the season, evening lights illuminate red leaves that stretch out towards the starry sky. I arrived there last year just as summer was ending; the scarlet hues that would eventually dominate Eikando’s foliage had not yet fully taken root. Still, the […]Read more "Zen in Eikando"
I love creating simple and clear UI designs. One standout project for me was a set of mockup screens for Series Tree, a 2013 iOS mobile game where users suss out numerical patterns cleverly hidden in a treelike grid. There were a couple of draft designs that I really liked, but didn’t quite match the […]Read more "Series Tree"
Several years ago, I batched up this quick drawing for a freelance assignment for a book cover. Unfortunately, the image didn’t cut it, though I’ve always been fond of the ridiculous situation these two hapless protagonists found themselves in. I imagine them bumbling their way against eldritch abominations, ghostly apparitions, and the occasional burnt eyebrow.Read more "Adventures in Paranormal Buffoonery"
I was incredibly lucky to have the chance to visit the Grand Canyon National Park. I wish I had a more advanced camera to capture all of its detail and color, but I am grateful for this rare chance to capture the awe-inspiring depth and scale of nature.Read more "A Grand adventure"
A personal illustration I made. I imagined an aging sorceress, come to sell her soul to the spirits of the forest and the earth in exchange for a boon. The reflection that taunts at her are the spirits wearing her once-beautiful face. They reach out, grasp her head between their iron grip, and drag her […]Read more "The Witch in the Forest"
Hello! If you’ve stumbled upon this site, hello and welcome. This is a casual blog slash mini-portfolio of my illustrations, animations, and photography. The funny thing about this site is that it’s actually, secretly, 8 years old already. Deep within the bowels of the Media Library are dozens of old files and images from college […]Read more "A new beginning"