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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 21: scribbles in red

Scribbles are almost done, and I am posting when I can: stay tuned.  This is page 9 of our more or less “live” minicomic, “Day of the Brontosaurus”.And if you think its odd how much Anpu and Josef look alike … 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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about yesterday’s matchbox label

Yesterday’s very mild April Fool (sorry, I don’t do pranks) was my first attempt to make a pastiche Japanese matchbox label image out of one of my sketches.  I actually have a whole list of possible labels featuring the Kekionga … 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 150: lenny

And here’s Lenny! This is the finished version of the penciled drawing I posted yesterday … just scroll down.  As you see, correcting the serious faults in the structure of the face (well, mostly correcting– the drawing still has problems) … Continue reading

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drawing of the day pencils

It’s been a while since I’ve shared any uninked pencils here, so have a “raw” drawing of the day.  It has at least the potential to be a good ‘un, probably one of the ongoing Pretty Good Dragons series.  Of … Continue reading

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scripty doodles

Script day–I batted out the final revision of a six page story for my new collection.  And writing means legal pads and legal pads mean doodles in the margins. For the last couple of years, I’ve been completely obsessed with … Continue reading

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