Tag Archives: around the studio

dreaming of a blue toolbox

The world is full of people who love bags and boxes and containers of all kinds.  If that means you,  here’s a wonderful blue toolbox. It’s a Trusco, from Japan, and I just want to fill it up with my drawing … Continue reading

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the small camera

You know my big camera, the Kaspian Monster, and of course the new phone camera is a blogging workhorse, but I don’t think you’ve ever met my small camera.  So here’s an “around the studio in available light with the … Continue reading

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keyboard dust abstracted

Here’s an out take from  yesterday’s check register photo shoot, if you can call setting random household objects on the computer keyboard in the studio and taking pictures of them with a phone camera a photo shoot.  But I like … Continue reading

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the shoebox time machine

As I might have mentioned previously, I have been cleaning out the studio for the last week or so, and today I ventured into the closet.  I don’t think the door has been opened for 15 years and at least … Continue reading

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he’s what, now?

You know how you can repeat a word out loud over and over, and it loses its meaning and turns into just a sound?  This snapshot of my drawing table is the visual equivalent:Or else it’s some kind of found … Continue reading

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“you will not go extinct”

A very useful piece of work was accomplished in the course of the long wrangle over the title and cover design for the book that is now Junkyard Moon.  I generated a long list of potential titles for future projects, … Continue reading

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notebook quotation

More stuff from the notebooks with no source attributed.  I’m very close to 100% sure I didn’t write this one. “The first rule of successful tinkering is to save all the pieces.” Indeed, a quick Google search attributes this quotation … Continue reading

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a rare and most unusual sight

That is the bare white (ish) surface of my drawing table.  We’ve all heard of clearing the decks, but this is ridiculous.  (Or, for purists in the matter of usage, this is absurd.)A drawing table shouldn’t like this at 3:48 … Continue reading

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missing things are found

Cleaning out the studio today so I can move the drawing table in anticipation of the contractors, who will be replacing the window under which said table has been standing for 23 years.  If you think this sounds like a … Continue reading

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proof that work on the book has actually begun

Grabbed an iPod shot of the whiteboard on the door of the studio just to prove to everyone (and to myself) that I’ve actually started working on The Book. Click on it to find out the sordid details, including the … Continue reading

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