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best of the drawing of the day, week 157: snake and robot

Combine the standard monster/alien/character race/mythological being called the naga with the furry snakes you often see in my sketchbooks.  Add a character that could be an android, a robot, or even another kind of alien.  And you get … a … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 156: half the moon

Continuing to catch up on the drawing of the day backfiles.  In this drawing, someone is carrying half the moon.Seriously, it’s part of a sculpture of the man-in-the-crescent-moon.  (Presumably it will be assembled on site.)  OK. I decided that was … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 155– an abstracted angel

This supernatural character is sly and conniving and only an angel because of the wings. And the wings themselves are heavily abstracted, to the point where they may be unrecognizable.  Spirals, as always, represent magic and mystery. I was very … Continue reading

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drawing of the day bonus: sky traveler

In case you haven’t figured it out yet, things have gotten sort of crazy here.  Hope you have been enjoying the random posts on random topics!  Among other things, that means we haven’t done the regular “Best of the Drawing … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 22: a drawing of josef and anpu

Yesterdays (poor, lonely, single) scribble of page 9 posed an awkward question regarding exactly how much or how little Josef (the model of both the mysterious animal and the horrible creature) and Anpu (retired god) resemble each other.  I decided … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 154: cherry blossoms

This is one of those drawings that appear in stages and change with the circumstances of each stage.  The pencils were of an ordinary sketchbook world drawing of a figure leaning on a horrible creature.  Since I was out of … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 153: alice and rodney

Ah, Alice and Rodney, that early 20th century brother- sister team of kid sleuths who explore ruins and historical sites for their own reasons while their archeologist/treasure hunter/wealthy dabbler in the occult/singleminded artist/secretly criminal/neglectful rich idiot parents aren’t paying attention. … Continue reading

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cable knit

Drawing in a sketchbook is great practice, especially if you do it regularly– every day if possible.  And if you don’t always link your sketchbook work to planning and development connected to specific projects, you will often find it a … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 152: my sidekick

“My sidekick is unsubtle and wears an oddly colorful uniform.” You should talk, dude.  You are a sphinx.  That will stand out in a crowd in most neighborhoods. One of the conventions of the superhero genre is that if a … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 151: my pal the star trek alien

That’s the Star Trek alien on the left, so the speaker is either the person in the striped sweater or the white Furry Snake Thing.  It’s an interesting question, but secondary to the idea that it would be fun to … Continue reading

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