Monthly Archives: March 2013

tumblr (easter) sunday

In honor of Easter and the coming of spring in general, please have some bunnies in one of their most delightful  formats: the beautifully printed second color matchbox label from Asia:I love the naive drawing style these rabbits are drawn … Continue reading

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jack and the moondog

Rookie superhero Jack Swann and Professor Gideon Lykander, aka the Mighty Moondog, are being really quite adorable in this partially inked panel, raw and uncorrected, from page 15 of Moab.  I’ve been inking for days, and I promised myself I … Continue reading

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my favorite x-man

A side discussion I’m currently having about yesterday’s best of the drawing of the day has inspired me to write briefly about my favorite X-Man. There was a time when I was a big fan of the X comics. This … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 50: a drawing of an atlas

What sort of classic children’s adventure are these three about to embark on, and what lands are mapped in that big atlas?  If they’ve figured out how to move the sliding fireplace and get into the Other Library, they could … Continue reading

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animals shake themselves

Film at 11– or whenever you want to watch it, really.  You almost certainly know how cool it is when a wet dog shakes and all the water goes flying off.  (Well, about 70% of the water, anyway.)  Yes, it’s … Continue reading

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the anonymous animal-pencils

The “anonymous animal” project continues to progress.  Regular readers will remember how I found this image on tumblr:and was instantly reminded of Josef: Here are the pencils for the finished version of the drawing.  Not included: Josef’s French thought balloons … Continue reading

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the lady in the bottle

How many bottles of Sailor Jerry’s have I emptied since I went on a rum kick a few years ago?  A dozen, probably, at least.  We’re all used to the beautiful tattoo flash hula lady on the front label:But did … Continue reading

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tumblr sunday: bats

My tumblr picture file, the Coelacanth Gallery, is full of bats–not the ugly, scary mouse kind, but the big furry ones like flying foxes and these fruit bats.  (They’re African straw-colored fruit bats, according to the notes on the photograph.)  … Continue reading

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haiku

Shrimp Toast Golden deep fried bread: Crispy paste does not contain Any actual shrimp.

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the saltwater notebook

No, I haven’t finally giving up waiting for spring and taken off to some quiet Southern coast where I can wear sandals every day for the rest of my life.  Not that I haven’t been seriously thinking about it.  But … Continue reading

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