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best of the drawing of the day, week 148: the long lynx

Ah, what could be sweeter than the relationship between a boy and his … yard long giant psychic snake/cat/dragon thing?  Psychic isn’t the right word, but felinoids (otherwise known as catsnakes and longcats) are definitely the most common members of … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 147: figure with a pillar statue

In certain places in the Knotted Rope Universe, the word “saint” is used to describe a motley collection of half-forgotten godlings, nature spirits, historical figures, cultural heroes, legends, and, well, saints who are revered, worshiped or admired in variety of … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 146: spread your tiny wings

Yet another in the sporadic but definitely ongoing series “Pretty Good Dragons”, we have Albus, of the breed sometimes known as the Snowbird*.  Yes, this is the same drawing you can see in the photograph of the disgraceful mess on … Continue reading

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inks from my new story!

In a previous post, I showed you the pencils from the title page/mock cover of my new story “Theme Song”, and I thought you might want to see the finished inks. The concept is that this is the cover for … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 145: the blacksmith’s daughter

Don’t know who these two are or where they fit into anything, but be assured that somewhere out there there is a burly hexapod blacksmith whose horse part has snow white fur, and who has a little daughter with a … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 144: triple portrait

I don’t know who these three guys are and why they are posing for this portrait, but the challenge is a familiar one: to draw several characters with a variety of body and facial types, looking directly at “the camera”, … Continue reading

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the best of the drawing of the day, week 143: self esteem

This guy is a beautiful butterfly, and don’t you forget it.  And he is fabulous, as is his little pal that sits on his head.  The shirt was originally penciled in stripes and the main character in spots, and “I’m … Continue reading

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the sheet music cover- pencils

The theme for this year’s Oh, Comics! anthology is “Music” and I decided to write a theme song for Foursquare, Kekionga’s home grown superhero.  The first page of the story called “Theme Song” is the imaginary cover for the imaginary … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 142: an old fashioned movie monster

A cross, perhaps, between the Hunchback of Notre Dame and the Creature from the Black Lagoon, with a touch of those classic Creations, this awkward character is definitely one of those monsters who is fundamentally misunderstood.  You can tell from … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 141: kirin#1

This is the first in what I assume will be a series of drawings of the day tracing the development of a character design for a kirin.  This is not a Serious Japanese Folkloric Kirin– I hope that, at least, … Continue reading

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