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drawing of the day color special: the wolf in the zen hoodie

OK.  It’s becoming pretty clear that I am having a ridiculous amount of fun playing around with adding color to my drawings of the day.  So the Drawing of the Day Color Special is now officially a Thing.  In order … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: steaming dragon

Most people would say this was a cloud dragon, but I distinctly remember thinking that all the curly spiral forms were steam when I drew them, so a steam dragon it is.  It’s also a honking big steam dragon, if … Continue reading

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thanksgiving creativity 2

Happy Thanksgiving! I made you all the traditional Thanksgiving gift, a handprint turkey.  Or as traditional as you can get without the proper materials, which are construction paper, crayons, and white glue.  I have the last two but not the … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day–sibling stripes

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

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best of the drawing of the day: ghost muse

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

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the second farmers’ market pen

Regular readers and fellow fountain pen buffs may remember that I bought a new fountain pen at the Farmers’ Market earlier this summer.  I’ll admit I was charmed by the shininess of this handsome pen and by the chance to … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: geology class

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

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farmers’ market find– ebony green 2

A continuation of yesterday’s post about the fountain pen I bought earlier this month at the farmers’ market … and about the free sample ink cartridge that came with it.  Regular readers know that I am not a big fan … Continue reading

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farmers’ market find– ebony green 1

Some finished sketchbook drawings from the new farmers’ market pen.  You may recall that this interesting pen (introduced here, with photographs in the following post) came with a sample cartridge of Private Reserve brand Ebony Green ink.  Now, I don’t … Continue reading

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drawing of the day– poison ivy and baseball

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

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