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best of the drawing of the day, week 105– big black marker

Drawings of the day made away from home sometimes look a little different, since they are inked with tools you find in the traveling kit rather than the studio toolbox or the contents of the Coffee Cups of Doom and … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 104– double portrait

Chose this drawing just because I like it, and because it represents a twist on the usual sketchbook double portrait of character-and-creature– who is the creature here?  Plus, this is a rare case of meaningful inking.  My inking is usually … Continue reading

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drawing of the day bonus– one of the ones that’s worth a thousand words

Or you can at least replace 997 of them with this brush pen outpouring from last night– pure brushwork without a net.I didn’t know that was what my soul looked like, but it doesn’t surprise me much.

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best of the drawing of the day, week 103– the babysitter

It’s sort of a rule that in the Drawing of the Day Sketchbook World, a family group consists of (at minimum) an Adult, a Child and a Horrible Creature.  In this drawing, the Adult role seems to be ably filled … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 102– waiting for summer

They may be an interspecies couple.  They may have radically different concepts of modesty in swimwear.  But, oh, it’s summer where they are, and they’re sitting on a dock with at least one set of feet in the water, and … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 101– ornithology

“Doctor Ulgyarkov found himself, unexpectedly, in the Nest itself.”  (Or maybe it should be “quite unexpectedly”.) Oh, those wacky vaguely Eastern European scientists with small tinted spectacles!  What amusing scrapes will they get into next?   Poor Ulgyarkov looks remarkably cheerful … Continue reading

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drawing of the day bonus: these dragons are pretty good

A few Pretty Good Dragons I found today on a patrol through the drawing of the day sketchbooks.  I have enough to do a volume 2 of the Pretty Good Dragons minicomic! 1) Man who is going to be dressed … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 100– random team, with snake

This time there’s a superhero, a chunky tough person, and a snake with the head of a Lalique hood ornament (or “motor mascot”) from the 1920s, all arranged in a classic triangle cover shot, ready for the latest issue of … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 99- and then there’s this guy

I’m still not sure how I feel about the paper in this new brand of sketchbook.  This is the scritchy-scratchy pen, and it is not very scritchy-scratchy.  I suspect the very slightest bit of feathering is going on, with the … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 98– lesser lion dog

When dog shows are on TV, new entry in the “Pretty Good Dragons” series can’t be far behind: “He’s a Lesser Lion Dog, but I wouldn’t recommend letting him hear you say it. We mostly just call him “Big Guy”.  … Continue reading

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