Bruce Van Patter

As a freelance illustrator, graphic recorder, and author, Bruce is on a lifelong journey to delight in the handiwork of the Creator. And he’s always ready for fellow travelers.

Art that invites

September 20, 2018

The shiny surface above me is like a living Escher drawing.

Tomatoes in the basement

September 15, 2018

In the cellar to get laundry, I am once again surprised by the sight of ripe cherry tomatoes.

Making a name

September 12, 2018

The Empire State Building looms outside my window like a giant hypodermic needle.

Face time

September 8, 2018

This morning, my pareidolia is acting up.

Unexpected light

September 6, 2018

The candle appears like an apparition in my darkened room, aglow without a flame.

I ask Kim simply, “What do you look for?”

The art of looking up

August 27, 2018

I can pinpoint the moment when my dark mood began to lift.

Out of order

August 24, 2018

The sculpture caught me by surprise, like some malevolent spider on the wall.

As I wander around this small, tourist town, I just keep thinking, “Why lighthouses?”

Secret Ingredients

August 18, 2018

This is the best 8:18 moment in a century.

Ready to fly

August 15, 2018

It’s our fourth time and it isn’t getting any easier.

I’m walking in downtown Houston when a sign gets all in my business.

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