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best of the drawing of the day, week 126– apple picking, you idiot

It’s always reassuring to see a couple of actual comics turn up in one week of drawings of the day.  For those who aren’t lucky enough to live in this part of the world, at this time of year, the … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 125: conspirators

I don’t know what these two are up to, but I bet it’s “no good”.  They just look like a suspicious pair: the skinny baseline boy in punk gear and a cardigan sweater and the stocky hexapod gal with the … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 124– the armored corgi

The Armored Corgi: Previously Unknown to Science! Hip young scientist in tank top: Gosh, Professor!  It’s amazing!  Jaded older scientist in white shoes: You say that now, but it just ate your lunch, too. Oh, the endless adventures of those … Continue reading

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1008 posts– more reader appreciation drawings

It’s been audience appreciation week here on the old blog, since I was kind of surprised when the old blogging software told me I’d made a thousand posts.  I wouldn’t have made them if it wasn’t for you, dear readers, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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recently voted character most likely to: never wear a trucker cap, or where do ideas come from?

In this case, the idea came from a visit to an antique mall in Michigan where I found this striking sculpture of a (very) minor pop culture icon, which immediately suggested this Italian restaurant placemat sketch and accompanying fictional fragment.Gideon … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 120: apprentice dark rider

Dark riders pursue the forces of light through fantasy stories of all kinds, bringing (and sometimes riding) nightmares.  But did you ever wonder exactly where they come from?  Is a career in dark riding right for you?Apparently there is an … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 119– playground sportswoman

Been reading way too many juvenile novels about madcap schoolgirls by Angela Brazil (pronounce “Brazzle”) recently.  They’re ripping tales all round, of course, filled with rags, dormitory beanos and playing up at cricket for the honor of the school,  and … Continue reading

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