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The giant skull of an unknown and anatomically unlikely beast, hanging in the entrance of what seems to be a vast cave, half against a starry sky. In the socket of its wide-open eye, a small figure watches with a … Continue reading
At least, I think he is a happy little spaceman. Maybe he is a happy little exterminator, or a happy little chemist testing a powerful new fertilizer. The grass on that hillside looks awfully green.
I found this elegantly dressed dude in one of my drawing of the day sketchbooks from last year, as I was searching for some illustrations for a new minicomic. I remember drawing him and the half finished piece has always … Continue reading
Today is just a tiger resting on the head of the sleeping Buddha. Photo by Carlos Santero.
Everybody loves those Japanese matchbox labels, which are great examples of traditional printmaking on an ultra small scale. This one is a real technical tour de force. I see three colors, plus the black key line: red, yellow and pale … Continue reading
Our more or less weekly look at a single image from somewhere in the great gallery we call the internet … NASA’s Goddard Space Center offers this beautiful satellite photograph of seaweed being farmed in the coastal waters off South … Continue reading
These cookies are a little bit too self consciously artistic, and possibly actually cannibalistic. A friend of a friend reports that “the ones with the cookie dough filling” are “gross”, “too sweet” and “taste fake”. And considering that these are … Continue reading
All around our little corner of the vast Knotted Rope, big box home improvement stores are a routine part of many people’s lives, helping fill our material needs for, among other things, attic insulation and sets of inexpensive pliers. A … Continue reading
My dogs are normally pretty friendly, but they don’t want to meet the dogs that belong to these tie-outs.(More photographs of dogs with large, inexplicable rusty metal objects found on the sidewalks around the diggings for the new storm sewers. … Continue reading