Tag Archives: the creative process

drawing of the day color special– landline in the park

Landline is a (very) minor Rustbelt superhero who is in tryouts for a role in the Angel/Devil story.  This drawing of the day was the first attempt at a costume design for him, plus a setting that when rendered in … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: old friends

These two are old friends of the blog, having appeared in at least three  previous Best of the Drawing of the Days* (more than any characters outside the Kekionga canon), and they are certainly old friends of my sketchbook, having … Continue reading

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bitmapped psychedelia

“Psychedelic Josef” from my MS Paint Gallery.  There are certain days when there’s nothing to do but dive into this ancient drawing program for an hour or so and see what emerges.  MS Paint– a bitmapped direct connection to the … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: irish yeti color special!

You remember the Irish yeti from yesterday?  Here he is in comics form.  I think the Irish yeti is definitely a thing.  In fact, he is so much of a thing that I couldn’t resist making him into a color … Continue reading

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strange macro 2- irish yeti

More of those strange blown glass holiday ornaments. When I first saw this little guy hanging on the tree, I thought he was a rather fashionably dressed yeti.  Further consideration involving his green costume and the pipe he’s holding made … Continue reading

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wrinkly eyes

There are characters everywhere; this one has serious wrinkles around its eyes.

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drawing of the day: a rocking shrike

It’s a shrike! Regular readers will remember a recent Drawing of the Day post where I speculated that I was in the process of creating a new kind of imaginary sketchbook animal, one with a thick mane or crest of … Continue reading

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naming conventions

(Blogging tonight from a car stuck in traffic via a phone plugged in to its cigarette lighter.) Saw a car up on a lift today, with this nameplate on its trunklid.  There’s definitely a new character in a future story … 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 twins/tutor series

“The twins with their new tutor, in the lab, with Abacus, Boiling Henry and the Thing.” As we restart the weekly “Best of the Drawing of the Day” feature, here is the latest outing in the Twins/Tutor series, which has … Continue reading

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