Sleepy Sundays: Lullaby Lanterns

Lullaby Lanterns
Lullaby Lanterns

Dreamstate
Dreamstate
This weekend while working on the next set of projects I have coming up, we decided to take a pause and headed out to NY. We went to go visit some family for a much needed break. Sometimes the rides home can be so relaxing if you let it. With the right music and a certain mood, it takes me back to a place I haven’t been in a long time.

What lulls you?

Have a peaceful Sunday!

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Sleepy Sundays: Empire State of Mind

Empire State of Mind
Empire State of Mind

If you follow my private Instagram, or any of my other social media accounts (See sidebar), than you know about my trip to New York Comic Con yesterday. I got to meet a group of friends I’ve played videogames with online for over five years now. To say I had a great time is a drastic understatement.

For a brief time, I forgot about all of my problems, my issues, and everything else. For that block of time, nothing else mattered. I was a teenager again for a day. Since I’m very quickly approaching 30, this was a welcome feeling.

I already miss them. I already miss New York. Though, like I always say to New York when I leave it,

I’ll see you again, ol’ friend.”

Have you ever met your “online friend(s)” in “real life”? How was it?

Have a pleasant Sunday!

City Springtime in NY

Over the Easter weekend we were all over the place. On Saturday we visited some family in NY. What a glorious spring day it was! I managed to snap some photos of our trip and I have to say these are some of my favorite shots ever taken. Something about the day provided the most spectacular lighting.


(Click on images to view larger versions.)

I’m sure you’ll see these incorporated into my artwork somehow soon.

Springtime in the City

My family took a trip to go see one of our lovely relatives in Brooklyn, NY. These are some of the photographic results. There are some interesting stories behind each one. Some photos have larger versions and can be viewed by clicking on each one. Just read the small blurbs beneath each photo for details.

Flowery Trees

Flowery Trees( Taken on the way. Click image to view larger. )

Urban Springtime Urban Springtime(Click image to view larger.)

Brooklyn Bridge_Clouds Backdrop

BK Bridge Clouds backdrop

(This was taken with the camera on an upward tilt while approaching the bridge.)

BK Bridge

BK Bridge shoulder angle

(Shoulder angle)

Structure Structure ground angle

(Ground angle)

Reflection
Reflection

(This is a neat one. When I loaded them onto my computer, I noticed a strange reflection that I can only assume is the sun interfering with the glass. Although, some of my family swears it’s some sort of spiritual sign. I’ll let you decide for yourself.)

Beautiful Brooklyn Bridge
Beautiful Brooklyn Bridge

(This is one of my favorites. It really shows off the beauty of the bridge. Click on it to view larger.)

Coney Island Noon
Coney Island Noon

(The larger version showcases the sparkle of the water & the gorgeous clouds. Click the image to view it.)

Bridge Blur
Bridge Blur

(On the way back home.)

BK Sunset
BK Sunset

(Wide shot. Bye, NY! See you again soon! Click image to view larger version and enjoy the beautiful details.)

City Lights
City Lights

(Back home at nightfall.)