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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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yet another studio mystery -or- the worst superhero name ever

Tearing up the studio, getting ready for a con: it’s always nice to find a long lost new pen rather than the mummified mouse I always rather dread …  I“BBBBB: I love lettering the letter B with an ITALIC Pen”– … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 26: the last of the scribbles

These have actually been done for a while; I was just waiting to be home and at my desk at the same time the internet was working.  Go back to the script and see how I have added a tiny … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 24: back cover scribble

The end!  Of the scribbles, anyway.  This is the back cover, which I have decided to make into a sort of mini poster, with a psuedo scientific “illustration” of a brontosaurus, and the story of the comic in old fashioned … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 23: scribbles on the edge of a cliff

Here are the scribbles for the rest of the Cliffside scene. I didn’t realize until I made these scribbles that maybe Josef jumps over the cliff after the apple that Mr. Spit tosses to the dinosaurs.  I suppose that’s as … 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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minicomics ?? post 21: the cliffside motor inn

Here’s the sketch of the final version of the sign for the Cliffside Motor Inn.  There was never any reason for the Cliffside to be where it is–surrounded by farms, far off the main road and not near any tourist … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 20, a scribble in two drafts

The scribble for page 8 of “Day of the Brontosaurus” went through two drafts.  This is sort of unusual– while I often have to try two or more basic layouts before I “finish” one, I very seldom make two versions … Continue reading

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minicomics ??, post 19: a special double sized scribble

And one more set of scribbles, this one long delayed … but it’s a big one: a two page spread with a complex (for me) semi symmetrical composition and lots of weird notes and personal comments and whining. How exactly … Continue reading

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