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comics and cartooning

best of the drawing of the day, week 123: brushwork hexapod

When you’ve been drawing a lot of group portraits of your audience as you imagine them and inking them for hours with the scritchy-scratchy pen, it’s fun to take up the drawing of the day sketchbook and one of the … Continue reading

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1004 posts (reader appreciation week continues)

A thousand posts and a post here on this little blog, and all due to our lovely, lovely audience.  I have drawn some more pictures of you  to say thank you.  Here’s hoping you can see yourself in there somewhere.

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1001 posts

It was only after yesterday’s “Food News” went up that the software that underpins this blog (and which I usually do my best to ignore unless it is doing something weird or stupid) informed me that I had, all unknowing, … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 122: man in tweed

Sort of like a Man in Black, except for some reason I decided not to black in his suit.  Instead I started shading it with hatching, and ended up with three or four different sizes of hatching and a few … Continue reading

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tumblr sunday- gum wrapper condor

It sounds like the beginning of a bad ethnic joke from the late 20th, but this was identified as a Polish gum wrapper. (If any Polish speakers out there want to provide a translation,  I would be very glad to … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 121– spotted guy in a tank top

Regular reader Wolfie is here for a visit, and I let him pick this week’s best of the drawing of the day.  Great minds (or whatever kind of minds we have) must think alike, because this is the one I … Continue reading

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ten (imaginary) facts about a beautiful victorian lady

Remember this haunting photograph from this week’s Tumblr Sunday?  I was determined to find out some facts about the subject and/or the photographer, and also to bring her into the Kekionga universe.  The second task is proving easier than the … Continue reading

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very dire puppyhood (in digital imaging)

Corgi puppies are the cutest puppies.  Discuss.   Yes, that’s the dire corgi as a baby pup, one ear half up, the other down, standing in my parents’ driveway an hour or so after we saw him in person for the … Continue reading

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t shirts

This afternoon, with notebook and phone camera. Three loads of clean T shirts hanging on the lines in the backyard for the second day in a row.  Brought them in yesterday afternoon, damp around their collars, when it started to … Continue reading

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tumblr sunday– a beautiful lady

This is already so familiar to people who love old photographs the oval portrait of the beautiful lady wearing a high necked dress and a big hat with a decoration on it like a whole bird, a lady with an … Continue reading

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