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drawing of the day bonus: what m. hebert found on the beach

To finish off our Best of the Drawing of the Day Weekend, here’s a bonus drawing of the day.  We haven’t done one of these in a while, so a brief explanation may be in order.  I began the drawing … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 114– a magic user

Welcome to Best of the Drawing of the Day Weekend, a festive long weekend of posts devoted to catching up on the weekly Best of the Drawing of the Day feature, which was sadly neglected during the World Cup.  This … Continue reading

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placemat sketch– mermaid

I did a placemat sketch today!  In years past this would hardly be a notable occasion, but with so few restaurants* using paper placemats any more the opportunities are far less common than they used to be.  Steak and Shake … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 107– dark star

The Little Figure Project has begun in the Drawing of the Day sketchbook.  The goal is do 100 of these little figure drawings by the end of the year or so, each a different character that has never been seen … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 106– siblings and friends

The gang’s all here in this one, that’s for sure.  It was a dense bit of penciling to start with, with five figures, one a full body Horrible Creature, and then I sort of went to town inking it.  It … Continue reading

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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 my 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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birds in a sluddle is finished!

It took a month and more, but Birds in a Sluddle is finished.   I gave up posting it bit by bit when my eye problems got so much worse, because nobody wants to read about that.  But now I’ve … 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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not a month yet– my inking desk, and another inked page

Sluddle progresses. Here is another scanned page of more or less finished inks (I may decide to shade Iowa’s shirt in some way, but I’m holding off on that until I see whether it will make the denser pages too … Continue reading

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