Monthly Archives: May 2012

best of the drawing of the day week 7– teamwork

Some cartoonists really love to draw “beautiful” people.  Hunky guys and gorgeous gals just jump right out of their minds into their sketchbooks.  There are even those who get into storytelling trouble for it: if everybody in every story is … Continue reading

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the storytime header

Look up from here, and you will see the Storytime header.  If you are  savvy with the computer graphics, please don’t laugh too hard.  It’s an experiment.  Working within the 940 x 198 pixel limitations make for a huge challenge, … Continue reading

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really must growl

Or else say a Very Bad Word.  Possibly more than one. I’ve spent most of my working time for the last day and a half coloring two of the header cartoons you’ve been seeing as works in progress under “digital … Continue reading

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baseball notebook

Don’t worry, this isn’t a post about “sports”, or even one of those poetic screeds about the aesthetic qualities of the game of baseball that better writers than I am are so fond of producing.  I like to watch baseball … Continue reading

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digital art– inks

Remember those pencil drawings for the new blog headers I posted a little while ago?  If you missed them, or want to refresh your memory, you can see them here. These drawings are now inked, and the pencil drawings are … Continue reading

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you guys are great, wherever you are.

Kekiongacomics.com has only been on line for about a month and a half.  So far, I’ve been concentrating on learning how to fit a blog into my work routines and how to get WordPress to do what I want it … Continue reading

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does every blog need a mascot?

I have no idea if every blog needs a mascot, but apparently this one does.  Scroll down the sidebar and find his picture below the tag cloud.  I got this little guy on my trip to the Brookfield Zoo last … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day– week 6

This week we have one of what one of my friends calls my “Gorey drawings”.  There’s no question that Edward Gorey is one of my major influences, and the odd, formally dressed children and horrifying pets who populate my sketchbooks … Continue reading

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three of the top ten zoo animals, and thoughts on cameras

A decent point and shoot digital camera is a crucial part of a cartoonist’s toolkit– the best photo references are always the ones you take yourself, since you’re the one who knows what you need for your drawings.  And the … Continue reading

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house md finale

House MD has been one of my favorite TV shows since we watched the summer replacement pilot as a lark, just to see if Hugh Laurie could do a convincing American accent.  Within the first half hour we had forgotten … Continue reading

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