What It Looks Like When I Meditate

Above: “I Am the Observer of My Thoughts” (pencil in sketchbook) The Monkey Mind Even if you’ve only dabbled in meditation you have most likely experienced the rapid antics of the monkey mind. Seemingly random...

Ralph in the Desert at Sunset

Above: “Ralph in the Desert at Sunset” or: “Desert Sunset with Vomiting” (16×20, acrylic on canvas) A Work in Progress This is a work in progress. It’s as far as I could go with it...

Nuclear Cooling Tower on a Sunny Day

On a Wednesday morning while dialed in to a work meeting, I doodled. Of course. Doodling during meetings is how I earned my reputation as Doodle Sam. I had nothing in mind when the colored...

Drool

It’s a work in progress. 18 x 24. Oil pastel, watercolor, acrylic. I used Paint Shop Pro to play around with different color backgrounds to determine what looks best. Why not combine all the test...

Visiting Uncle Jeb in the Hospital

Above: My painting, “Rough Around the Edges,” in the Paint Your Pain exhibit at Overlook Hospital in Summit, NJ. We lovingly refer to him as “Uncle Jeb.” Some of the fam came with me to...

Uncle Jeb Wins Big!

Above: At Overlook Hospital, Summit, NJ with Uncle Jeb and Mrs. Doodlesam Congrats to Uncle Jeb! I am thoroughly flattered to have won the third place prize at the Paint Your Pain exhibit! Who am...