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minicomics ??, post 12: a sketch of the time viewer

In The Day of the Brontosaurus, the story begins and ends with a young artist’s chalk drawing on a sidewalk; a drawing of a silly science fiction device that allows its operator to see the past.  He calls it the … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 7– a sketch

The elusive internet appears … in time to show you a first sketch.  This does not depict a scene from the story (Day of the Brontosaurus? Sidewalk Opinions?), since I think a trip to the bank to score some free … 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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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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transcendent notes

(I don’t know whether these are pages from a notebook or part of a letter.  But since the person in question wrote endless letters to a certain other person and those letters constitute a very vividly detailed journal, the difference … Continue reading

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welcome to my world

I went out to take some photographs this afternoon*, and parked the Pentax** on the coffee table while I put on my shoes.  And then I realized I had set up a little still life that says a lot about … Continue reading

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the sheet music cover- pencils

The theme for this year’s Oh, Comics! anthology is “Music” and I decided to write a theme song for Foursquare, Kekionga’s home grown superhero.  The first page of the story called “Theme Song” is the imaginary cover for the imaginary … Continue reading

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new fountain pen guilt

Hey, it’s a thing.  Normally, you should be gloriously  un-guilty about your collection of fountain pens: they’re actual tools, they last almost forever if you take good care of them,  and as a working artist, you’re pretty good about avoiding … Continue reading

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drawing of the day bonus: natalie, mr. whiskers, and the green man

Thought I’d show you some more of the “Twins, Tutor” series this week, but the first sketchbook I pulled down at random didn’t have one in it.  But I did find Natalie, Mr. Whiskers, and the Green Man,and here they … Continue reading

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