Tag Archives: gadgets and technology

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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skylancer and mai tai

That sounds like a low rent team up comic:  “Skylancer and Mai Tai in: Secrets Prowl the Old Bazaar”.  Better put that in the notebook. Jack or Iowa or Mr. Spit could be reading a Skylancer and Mai Tai comic … Continue reading

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a small antiquity

Went in to a Walgreen’s this afternoon to buy a few personal necessities, and was surprised and pleased to get a well worn “wheat penny” in my change. And then I turned it over, as one does, to try to read … Continue reading

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antelopia

Enter Antelopia with another image from the new phone camera.  There are places in the world where it is probably common to capture two sorts of antelope in one snapshot, but Northern Indiana is not usually one of them.  And … Continue reading

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proof of concept

Two concepts, really.  One is the smartphone as a blogging platform, the other is spring.  I had some  hope of eventually getting a smartphone, but most of the way through this winter I was pretty sure we were never going … Continue reading

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to craftsmen and craftswomen

And everyone who makes things or sells them, but especially craftspeople: if you make an object or offer one for sale, particularly if that object is a case or container of some kind, please measure it!  Do not tell me … Continue reading

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cameras, matches, dogs and pies

Another from my collection of scans of paper matchbox labels and similar printed ephemera.  Usually I keep them because of their awesome black line and flat color graphics, which are so inspirational for comics and cartooning, but this one, in … Continue reading

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first shots with the frozen lens

The Frozen Lens was thawed this morning, and I was able to try it out.  First, though, an explanation.  There is a risk in ordering any kind of electronic equipment in cold weather, particularly in the middle of a winter … Continue reading

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wanting, and suddenly not wanting

A Buddhist would title this post “meditations on desire”.  And that Buddhist would tell you that desire is the root of all suffering.  I am a very young soul, I guess, because I like wanting stuff too much to give … Continue reading

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the lost (?) art of the phone doodle

While looking through an old drawing of the day sketchbook for a picture of Nina and Shelley’s grandfather, Nate Berry, as an old man, I found this page of drawings on the inside back page:For those that don’t recognize it, … Continue reading

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