Light And Color

The hardest thing I do is to keep the mindset of a student. When a reader emailed me and mentioned a book on light and color that he found useful, I looked it up on Amazon and purchased a copy. While a lot of the way light and color work in a painting doesn’t apply...

Who And What Is This For?

What if layout design articles were written about people instead of a trackplan? How would that change the conversation? Author Seth Godin poses two questions that I think make a good starting point for our purposes: What is this for? Who is this for? What Is This...

Inspiration

I have a range of interests with trains that encompass genres like art, storytelling, architecture, woodworking and design, and I draw upon the resources of each to find inspiration for my approach to modeling. It’s how I work and where I find the most satisfaction in...