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January 2016

7. Clearing land – Beginning Construction (soon)

By | January 6th, 2016|Bixler Family Residence|

Things are moving along. We've begun clearing land. It's a bit difficult for me to access at this point with all the mud. Hopefully I can get out there in the next day or two and get updated photos. Here are the milestones: Finding Land Land Purchased Building Plans Finalized Getting Permits Ground Breaking Ceremony Exterior Selections [...]

November 2015

Ground Breaking Ceremony

By | November 12th, 2015|Bixler Family Residence|

[divider icon="asterisk" style="none"] [dropcap style="simple"]W[/dropcap]e're not actually ready to start building, yet. We're waiting on the engineers to give us a good placement for the house. Once that's done, we're ready to really get started. The ground breaking ceremony was a blast. I got to operate some heavy equipment, meet the awesome folks who are participating [...]

August 2015

Wishlist

By | August 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Thanks to Tunnels 2 Towers, Building For America's Bravest, I will be awarded a home around the end of the year (2015). When the home is finished, I will have an entire basement to turn into my shop/man cave. The shop will need some heavy-duty tools to satisfy my creative / engineer. The man cave [...]

The death of Clan Junkie

By | August 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|

[dropcap style="simple"]C[/dropcap]lan Junkie  was the start of something new and awesome. Everyone loved it at first. Then, suddenly, George Searle, the owner, decided to sell his creation. Mr. Searle asked for a meager 500 for his review churning "masterpiece". I figured, why not? I've got the money, might as well dive in headlong and see [...]

The Portal Project v1

By | August 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|

There have been many, many attempts at portal effects. I wanted to take a crack at the overall effect but I needed a place to start. I found this tutorial by MotionSquared which highlights an "energy blast effect" which the author used as a logo reveal in the demo portion of the video, but fails to [...]

Get Murika’d

By | August 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|

Some folks think it's a great idea to burn the american flag. I created a project called #flagstops which I will entertain every year from June 1st to July 4th. I will gladly add some Murika! to photos of your choosing. I'm not dead set on a number, but let's be reasonable. After July 4th [...]

Never throw anything away…

By | August 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|

That is, if you're an aspiring graphic designer and/or artist. While I could go into the arbitrary differences between a digital artist and graphic designer, I will spare you that rhetoric and simply allude to the fact that in many cases, there is no difference. I am by no means the best artist, or designer [...]