Tag Archives: digital art

about yesterday’s matchbox label

Yesterday’s very mild April Fool (sorry, I don’t do pranks) was my first attempt to make a pastiche Japanese matchbox label image out of one of my sketches.  I actually have a whole list of possible labels featuring the Kekionga … 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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tumblr sunday: royal evolution

One of the interesting things about having a monarchy (and a longlived monarch) is a chance to watch the evolution of a person in engraved portraits, rather than the usual photographs.  We all know that Queen Elizabeth II is quite … Continue reading

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tumblr sunday: a question of identity.

What is this “dog”  you speak of?  I’m an otter! Aren’t I? (Totally amazing image via tumblr.  Photoshopped? Probably.   But who cares?)

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drawing tools we really wish we had

Yes,  this is just a pair of animated GIFs*. But every artist in the world who sees them immediately wants this drawing tool.  And we think it should exist**.  It seems so logical.  It would be a great tool for … Continue reading

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werewolf/lightswitch

Sometimes you see an animated .gif and it just seems to say everything you want to say for a whole day.  Plus, werewolf.  (File this under “I wish I’d thought of this myself”.) The World Cup final and some cool … Continue reading

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on car spotting and phone cameras

The car spotter’s natural ally is the smartphone camera.  When I think of all the cool cars I saw in the years before the invention of the phone cam, I am filled with a vague sense of both nostalgia and … Continue reading

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the kid

This little guy has been trotting around Kekionga for the last few days.   Just for fun, I edited and colored the drawing of the day sketch I did to get his character design down on paper.  He’s one of those … Continue reading

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minicomic cover no longer in progress (probably)

Is anything ever finished?  Well, it darn well better be, if any comics are ever going to actually be published anywhere in the world, much less here in Kekionga.  Here’s  the probably finished cover you saw in a partially inked … Continue reading

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portraits of edison

Minicomics out of nowhere!  I wrote maybe 70-75% of a super short today, with no help, prompts, random words out the the dictionary or anything.  This is a rarity.  Not that I haven’t been writing minicomics scripts unassisted all along, … Continue reading

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