Tag Archives: a cartoonist’s life

home from space

No, not outer space– SPACE, as in the Small Press and Alternative Comics Expo, that dandy convention put on annually in Columbus, Ohio by Bob Corby and a cast of dedicated workers. Bob outdid himself this year, coming up with … Continue reading

Posted in art and culture, comics and cartooning | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

smartphone pictures you don’t want to take

At least on this particular day. Stupid inconvenient running-out-at-the-very-worst-possible-time toner.  (Yes, it’s an old cartridge– I thought it was a new spare.  Augh.  Seriously.) Love the printer though. It’s a classic.  Yeah, it’s a bit chewed up and spattered with … Continue reading

Posted in comics and cartooning | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

today at target

All the diet soda in the world!  Also sweatpant shorts, protein bars ($5 Target card if you buy 3), and one of those little RFID blocking things you put in your wallet to keep identity thieves from stealing your credit … Continue reading

Posted in art and culture, other stuff | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

dolphin gray mica

“Dolphin Gray Mica” is the manufacturer’s name for the color of this small Japanese sedan.  It’s a 2013 Mazda 3 Sport, and the color is really rather pretty when you see the car in person.  It’s basically a medium grey, … Continue reading

Posted in art and culture | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

the annual american grownup birthday freakout

The annual American grownup birthday freakout has nothing to do with getting older.  It just sends you rushing for your wallet. My driver’s license!  Did it just expire?  Am I going to have to go to the BMV?  Am I … Continue reading

Posted in other stuff | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

first world (cartoonists’) problems

Cartoonist (to him or herself) : Draw fast!  All your references for the drawing of the antique skeleton key* are on your phone and you’re running out of juice! Cartoonist’s younger self (or, if the Cartoonist is already young, an … Continue reading

Posted in comics and cartooning | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

what i did today

overslept. went to the butcher’s. walked the dogs. chose and edited new cover images for a bunch of my boards on Pinterest*. cleaned (most of) the bathroom. did some nasty yard work involving thorny things. made Internet Pancakes**. edited some … Continue reading

Posted in comics and cartooning | Tagged , | Leave a comment

let there be light(ing)

Specifically, the lighting department at Menards, where I was looking for something different to do with my Polaroid Cube toy camera on another dull, damp, cold winter day. To say I was surprised by what I found when I downloaded … Continue reading

Posted in art and culture | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

welcome to my world

I went out to take some photographs this afternoon*, and parked the Pentax** on the coffee table while I put on my shoes.  And then I realized I had set up a little still life that says a lot about … Continue reading

Posted in art and culture, comics and cartooning, other stuff | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

launch day

Be back tomorrow– I’m launching a new story today.   That is, by the way, exactly what a rebellious young story looks like.  (Image from The Rutland Psalter, now in the British Library. Manuscript made in England, possibly in London … Continue reading

Posted in comics and cartooning | Tagged , | Leave a comment