Ben Dunkle’s Blog


Apr. 15, 2019


Sep. 29, 2018

Small works on wood panel

Sep. 09, 2018

8″ x 10″ landscapes

Made these over the summer. Acrylic/collage on canvas.

Sep. 08, 2018

Lazy Chili

Just made this. It’s not quite bad. 1lb ground beef 1 jar salsa 1 can baked beans 1 tbsp chili …Read More

Aug. 26, 2018

Contrast is the new context, which was the new content, which was the new format

In the beginning, format was king. The mere fact that we were reading something on the web made it important. …Read More

Aug. 19, 2018


I don’t even know what that is I read something about a 20 million dollar loss Whose loss? How does …Read More

Aug. 04, 2018


I’m a professor, which I suppose makes me a professional teacher. I instead like to think of myself as a …Read More

Aug. 01, 2018

Summer sketching

Liking the Sharpie Pen on tracing paper

May. 23, 2018

How trees work

Looking out my window at the leaves that finally came in the last few weeks, and having played this video …Read More

Apr. 06, 2018


It started as I raced toward the escalator, trying to make it up to the train. They were getting on, …Read More

Apr. 05, 2018

From my new stuff

Apr. 03, 2018

Art as Anthropology part 1

I often think of Picasso’s famous quote, “Art is the sum of my destructions”. I’ve always gotten that. Whenever I …Read More

Mar. 29, 2018

Where they Bury the Bikes series

Mar. 25, 2018

Gouache studies for bikes series

Mar. 23, 2018

Where they bury the bicycles series

Mar. 21, 2018

The Darkness

I recently read an article about someone who experienced trauma when they were very young, and how it manifested itself …Read More

Mar. 05, 2018

Glass Comic

Feb. 03, 2018

Operating System developers should stick to developing operating systems.

Apple and Microsoft make some of the most popular OS’s in the world: iOS, macOS, and Windows. As software goes, …Read More

Jan. 30, 2018

Variable Width Fonts

I know very little, way less than I should, about the new variable typography stuff that’s been gaining traction and …Read More

Jan. 02, 2018

On Teaching

This spring, I’ll be teaching my age-old 2D Graphics course. Every time I teach it, I spend waaaaay too much …Read More

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