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The word “saint” in the Knotted Rope universe has evolved into a general term for any iconic being who is generally revered but isn’t actually a god. Godlings, cultural heroes, legendary figures, folkloric entities and of course actual saints as … Continue reading
Cool! a drawing of the day! Where did the weekly best of the drawing of the day feature go? Have I stopped working on my daily finished drawing project, the one that has gone on for, get this, almost seven … Continue reading
The real world garage and the not so real world Kekionga fiction have not stopped the drawing of the day. I started sketchbook #34 this week, so I thought I’d start showing you some of the drawings from the last … Continue reading
Geology class always goes better when some of your classmates are real rocks. This girl is sharing an outdoor lecture with a “rock guy” and the classic trio of Kekionga spirit rocks. Beside the obvious subjects, this drawing is … Continue reading
Wait. This drawing of three young girls, maybe sisters (or cousins, like you meet in so many old children’s stories), with their “Magical Items” seems to have nothing to do with either everyone’s least favorite horrible-rash-inducing plant and/or our national … Continue reading
Here’s the finished drawing. I never put a title on it (there’s not really a good space to letter it in), but I think of it as “The Lifeguard Stand”. Because no matter how much upholstery I put on it, … Continue reading
There comes a time in the development of any drawing that you have to face facts. In the case of this drawing, the fact is that the tall chair that the woman is sitting in looks entirely too much like … Continue reading
This is my favorite stage in the drawing of the day process: erasing out the pencil. Up till now, the whites have been mostly theoretical– they’re the parts of the drawing that aren’t blackened with ink, but they’re pretty grey … Continue reading
As you saw in the previous post, a typical drawing of the day like the one we’re analyzing here is pretty much an automatic drawing. The first rough was random shapes that suggest figures, the second a drawing that established … Continue reading
Just for fun, I decided to document the progress of a drawing of the day in phone camera shots. First, the pencil stage: the first rough, and tight pencils ready to ink.