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best of the drawing of the day, week 157: snake and robot

Combine the standard monster/alien/character race/mythological being called the naga with the furry snakes you often see in my sketchbooks.  Add a character that could be an android, a robot, or even another kind of alien.  And you get … a … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 156: half the moon

Continuing to catch up on the drawing of the day backfiles.  In this drawing, someone is carrying half the moon.Seriously, it’s part of a sculpture of the man-in-the-crescent-moon.  (Presumably it will be assembled on site.)  OK. I decided that was … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 155– an abstracted angel

This supernatural character is sly and conniving and only an angel because of the wings. And the wings themselves are heavily abstracted, to the point where they may be unrecognizable.  Spirals, as always, represent magic and mystery. I was very … Continue reading

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drawing of the day bonus: sky traveler

In case you haven’t figured it out yet, things have gotten sort of crazy here.  Hope you have been enjoying the random posts on random topics!  Among other things, that means we haven’t done the regular “Best of the Drawing … Continue reading

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antique skeleton keys

Finally finished (barring a few tweaks) the drawings of antique skeleton keys for a change of address card.  One is pretty conventional, based on photographs of actual keys plus some period engravings.  And one is … less conventional.   It’s based … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 12: a sketch of the time viewer

In The Day of the Brontosaurus, the story begins and ends with a young artist’s chalk drawing on a sidewalk; a drawing of a silly science fiction device that allows its operator to see the past.  He calls it the … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 7– a sketch

The elusive internet appears … in time to show you a first sketch.  This does not depict a scene from the story (Day of the Brontosaurus? Sidewalk Opinions?), since I think a trip to the bank to score some free … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 154: cherry blossoms

This is one of those drawings that appear in stages and change with the circumstances of each stage.  The pencils were of an ordinary sketchbook world drawing of a figure leaning on a horrible creature.  Since I was out of … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 153: alice and rodney

Ah, Alice and Rodney, that early 20th century brother- sister team of kid sleuths who explore ruins and historical sites for their own reasons while their archeologist/treasure hunter/wealthy dabbler in the occult/singleminded artist/secretly criminal/neglectful rich idiot parents aren’t paying attention. … Continue reading

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japanese matchbox label of the day

Iowa loves those Japanese matchbox labels, too.  She found this one and posted it on her personal bulletin board deep in the basement of the Noakes.

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