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how google and raymond loewy blew up this humble blog!

(And Raymond Loewy’s been dead since 1986.) Apparently it’s Raymond Loewy Day here on “A cartoonist in Kekionga”.  It started late last night, when the stats started climbing to levels not normally seen except during a run of minicomics live!.   … Continue reading

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iowa’s halloween costume, part 1

This is the year, for whatever reason, when Iowa Ginsberg went through her closet and decided the top hat and fishnets weren’t going to cut it.  Every year she wore the same thing and was either Zatanna or a classic … Continue reading

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tumblr sunday on saturday– a great single panel

An illustration from an old dog training book, where a good ink drawing, some interesting hand lettering, and a couple of moderately anthropomorphic animals make for a pretty good single panel comic.  Whether it was entirely intentional or not. (The … Continue reading

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digital fun with bud

Found this large quick gesture drawing of Bud while I was looking for something else in the still-pretty-messy studio.  It’s on a 14 x 17 sheet and the loose, loopy unstructured brushwork suggests that it’s one of the drawings I … Continue reading

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the art of desperation

The very, very stupidest thing anyone can ever do is leave the house without a pen.  Leave the notebook at home, if you must– decent scrap paper is fairly easy to find, and you can draw on paper napkins and … Continue reading

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spirit rocks

Just finished cleaning up, scanning and sorting twenty seven new drawings of spirit rocks. They’re destined to serve as spot illustrations for Junkyard Moon, where they’ll mark the ends of the individual stories, and probably show up in other places. … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 60– floating jack

This week’s “best of …” is Floating Jack #1.  And it depicts Jack, floating.Jack, as in Jack Swann, that is, aka the superhero Foursquare, and one of the Kekionga core cast.  Jack is actually pretty hard to draw, since I … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 59 — angel and devil

(The second of the catching-up posts, as promised.) These two have been hanging around in my sketchbook for four or five months, but this is the first drawing that captures both of them at the same time.  Every storyteller who … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day, week 58– iowa, josef, and the professor

Yes, we are a week behind on the best of the drawing of the day.  The project goes on in the background, no matter what is happening around front.  The extra catch-up post will go up in the next couple … Continue reading

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wings

The flapping book as wings is a visual idiom that long ago passed through cliche status to become a classic.  This determined-looking owl seems to bring something new to that old idea.  It’s the work of Dutch illustrator Redmer Hoekstra, … Continue reading

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