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best of the drawing of the day: old friends

These two are old friends of the blog, having appeared in at least three  previous Best of the Drawing of the Days* (more than any characters outside the Kekionga canon), and they are certainly old friends of my sketchbook, having … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: my window on the world

The giant skull of an unknown and anatomically unlikely beast, hanging in the entrance of what seems to be a vast cave, half against a starry sky.  In the socket of its wide-open eye, a small figure watches with a … Continue reading

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young pioneers– drawing of the day color special

This started out as a simple sketch of some of the types of kids you might see in further reaches of the Knotted Rope: sphinxes and chimerae and demonics and rock goblins and sasquatch, oh my. Matching neckerchiefs would seem … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: irish yeti color special!

You remember the Irish yeti from yesterday?  Here he is in comics form.  I think the Irish yeti is definitely a thing.  In fact, he is so much of a thing that I couldn’t resist making him into a color … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: double date fail

There’s a story here as old as teenagers and time: the baseline boy with the crooked ears has to babysit his kid sister; the chimera girl with the long fair hair has to watch her little brother. So why not … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: science fiction chair

In case anyone was wondering, the drawing of the day project has just entered its eighth year.  That’s an inked drawing, simple or elaborate, every single day for seven full years (so far).  I wonder if it will make it … Continue reading

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the possum lady of old kekionga

(Our now traditional post for Christmas night, an invented-on-the-spot bit of Kekionga folklore, originally posted in 2013.) One Christmas night we got home late from spending the holiday out of town.  Our dog sitter left the Japanese lantern on beside … Continue reading

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waiting for christmas

Our annual Christmas Eve post, featuring the drawing of the day from December 24th, 2009.  This little creature in his cave, looking out into a wintry landscape, will make me think of Christmas Eve.  Here’s hoping you will find whatever … Continue reading

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drawing of the day: a rocking shrike

It’s a shrike! Regular readers will remember a recent Drawing of the Day post where I speculated that I was in the process of creating a new kind of imaginary sketchbook animal, one with a thick mane or crest of … Continue reading

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the gentleman bat

There are many “gentleman” characters in literature, usually roguish if not actually criminal in nature:  gentleman spies, gentleman pirates, gentleman cat burglars, and so on.  All that’s needed are an appropriate social background (or the ability to fake one) a … Continue reading

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