Author Archives: Sam Carbaugh

New Skill, Learning Curve

Recently I have been digging into the process of water coloring. I have not seriously used paint before with my work. In general, I prefer to do my coloring on the computer. It is cleaner and brighter; BUT, my line … Continue reading

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Do, or Do Not: Rethinking Success

“Try not. Do. Or do not. There is no try.” – Yoda, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Ms. Kia Hurtley, my 10th and 11th grade English teacher, filled her room with famous and inspiring quotes. Quotes written on the … Continue reading

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Hard Work, Summer Update 2017

Whew! It has been a very busy year thus far. I have completed illustrations for two new books by Nomad Press: Planetary Science and The American Civil War! I can’t wait to see them both in print. I’m also beginning … Continue reading

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November Update 2016

Hooray for November! October was a very busy month for me finishing the primary art for Human Movement to be published by Nomad Press next year. I was also continuing to recover from my pneumonia, almost gone now, and dealing … Continue reading

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The Bird of Death on My Shoulders: To the Side – part two –

I shudder, hearing every log that falls; No scaffold could be built with hollower sounds. My spirit is like a tower whose crumbling walls The tireless battering-ram brings to the ground. It seems to me, lulled by monotonous shocks, As … Continue reading

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