Tag Archives: dogs

the dogs who belong to these

My dogs are normally pretty friendly, but they don’t want to meet the dogs that belong to these tie-outs.(More photographs of dogs with large, inexplicable rusty metal objects found on the sidewalks around the diggings for the new storm sewers.  … Continue reading

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the fourth of july

Here’s hoping all of you are having a safe and happy fourth of July, whether or not it is a holiday where you happen to live. Here, we’re wearing silly hats and waving the flag.  Or washing dishes and watching … Continue reading

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an amazing display of direness

The dire corgi walked down the block yesterday and was suddenly surrounded by the forces of chaos!The lord of all he surveys. Doesn’t he look pleased with himself.  “Did I accomplish all this with only the power of my own … Continue reading

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lenticular bookmark wolf 6/ best of the drawing of the day, week 113/ post with way too many numbers in its title 1

I can’t stop drawing the Lenticular Bookmark Wolf in his Three Eyed manifestation!In this drawing I was trying to get his body anatomy to match his head– both wider than a normal wolf’s to allow for the the extra structure … Continue reading

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olympic snopac pup

The first thing you need to know about snopacs is that they do not exist.  I think. In many worlds of the Knotted Rope, particularly those that are currently in an Ice Age, the animal called the snopac is a … Continue reading

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a universally popular topic

Thought I was feeling well enough to work today until an hour editing comics pages sent me off to another long nap.  The Komodo dragon of colds has yet to release its poisonous grip.  But when I woke up I … Continue reading

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dire corgi in the footwell

No real excuse for these ridiculously cute corgi pictures, except perhaps that they illustrate that amusing distortion that you get when you shoot a closeup with a wide angle lens*. So much direness packed into the footwell of a Toyota … Continue reading

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cameras, matches, dogs and pies

Another from my collection of scans of paper matchbox labels and similar printed ephemera.  Usually I keep them because of their awesome black line and flat color graphics, which are so inspirational for comics and cartooning, but this one, in … Continue reading

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canine portraiture in a dark kitchen

In the twilight kitchen on the first day of daylight savings time, a Dire Corgi takes his usual place in front of the stove.  When, he asks, are you going to stop messing around with that camera and start cooking … Continue reading

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more canine portraits and other products of the fast fifty

The frozen “fast fifty” lens continues to please, although on its own terms.  If circumstances are not 100% to its liking, it will not focus.  And when it does not focus, it makes a whiny growl.  Give me more light, … Continue reading

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