Author Archives: Pam Bliss

the birthday corgi

Today is a very special day: it is our old corgi boy’s 15th birthday.  We can say about him the greatest thing you can say of any of his kind: he is, and has been every single day since we … Continue reading

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happy belated world photography day

Happy belated World Photography Day.  It was a weird week, and somehow this important date passed me by. (It was Friday, if you too missed the memo.)  But photography has become really important to me again in the last few … Continue reading

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gold medal

Gold medal, at last. Against Germany, which makes it better. (Refer back to the last World Cup if you need this explained to you; it is rather painful.) Brasil! (That’s two hundred thousand voices, more or less.) The Maracanã explodes. … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: such a small wolf

We don’t usually see a lot of werewolves (or werewolf-like beings) in their midrange transitional forms in these sketchbooks.  A respectable Kekionga werewolf is either in the skin (or a 10% wolf “sharptooth” shape ) or in the fur, and … Continue reading

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magnificent mammoth

The Man with the Mammoth Tattoo, Alison.  Brazil 1, Alison (Cerutti) and Bruno (Schmidt), took the gold at Copacabana late at night in the pouring rain.  The Woolly Mammoth does not fear rain or wet sand. (Image from Pinterest, cropped … Continue reading

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beach volleyball!

Still plenty of time to stock up on snacks, warm up the big screen, and head on down to Rio for tonight’s men’s beach volleyball gold medal game between the awesome Alison (Cerruti) and Bruno (Schmidt) and some guys from … Continue reading

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a very dire shadow

The Dire Corgi practices his down stay late on a summer afternoon. I liked the way his tongue is casting its own shadow. Phone camera, lightly processed in Pixlr, with one of Pixlr’s vintage filters on top.

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saddle foo dog

This concept sketch is from the carousel work in progress in Albany, Oregon. Wood carvers are at work there creating a wonderful new menagerie carousel of animals from around the world, both real and fantastic. It is going to be … Continue reading

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the best of the drawing of the day: a meditative hexapod

I  started a new drawing of the day sketchbook today– it is number 38 in a series, if you can believe it.  This drawing is from #36.  As far as the blog is concerned, the second half of #36 and … Continue reading

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fortune cookies: less than inspirational

Today’s fortune cookie was kind of a slacker. This one was not exactly a call to action either: Tommorow. That’s the ticket. (Phone camera images, tweaked on Pixlr with the same vintage filter. The first one has an ink frame … Continue reading

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