Tag Archives: around the studio

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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studio artifact

Four pretty stupid ideas for book titles, written with a dried-out sharpie on the discarded dummy for the second sheet of a 16 page minicomic. I guess “Bubble Solution” isn’t that bad.  You could also call it “Studio Artifacts” or  … Continue reading

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a word of advice– learned the hard way (inking)

If you are a one man band cartoonist, one of those slightly crazy folks who write, break down, lay out, pencil, ink and letter their own comics, you would be wise not to pencil several stories and then wait a … Continue reading

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lunokhod

The Soviet Lunokhod (“Moonwalker”) Moon rover is under discussion in the comments on the “Congratulations, Opportunity” post.  As I was looking at the photos of Lunokhod on the Wikipedia here, I was struck by how familiar it looked.  It’s been … Continue reading

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resolutions for 2013

New Year’s resolutions were never my thing.  I’d make the conventional ones and (equally conventionally) forget all about them in about 3 weeks.  Then, in the last hours of 2008, I made a different kind of resolution that made a … Continue reading

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