Author Archives: Pam Bliss

tea for two

Will you have iced tea or lemonade? Shooting in black and white makes everything a bit eerie, even on sunny summer morning.  And a rusty old wrought iron tea table is slightly creepy to start with.  The ghostly refreshments we’ll … Continue reading

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candlelight sketchbook

Late last night, while the power was out, I drew for a while by candlelight.  Pentel ColorBrush EF, rather dry, on rather better quality than usual legal pad. (Plus this is the first color test of the New Scanner.)

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blogging by candlelight

The power has been out just long enough get a little worrisome. The familiar stuff on the kitchen counter is looking rather spooky and pretty soon somebody is going to have to go out and start up a car so … Continue reading

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kaiju foods

This new line of frozen food seems perfect for Godzilla and all his compatriots. “‘Devour’: monster flavor in a meal that satisfies the biggest appetite!” (And look at the price: feeding your inner kaiju isn’t cheap!)

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to the mountain lake, and on to the stars: following the trail of the matchbox label

OK. There’s this matchbox label.  It’s well designed, and there’s kind of an interesting font, and there’s something oddly mysterious about it.  It seems to celebrate an altitude–there’s something important somewhere that is 1761 meters above sea level. (That’s 1.094 … Continue reading

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hulk write small poem

Hulk write not-Hulk-ku. About bird. Two robin baby Grow big in summer maple tree. Monday, mother father bird Chase air conditioning man Away from nest. Thursday, everybody gone. (Birds not take long.)

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best of the drawing of the day: portrait of a smith

He may be a smith, or an engineer, or some kind of steampunk technomage.  He could be human or a dwarf or a brownie or a goblin, or some kind of combination of one or more peoples.  With his goggles, … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: naga and hexapod (more twsbi peeps)

One of the most entertaining questions that turns up when drawing people from a highly morphically diverse society as found in the Other Place of the Knotted Rope is “what about clothes?”  If you love inventing and drawing clothes, this … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: pals in specs

Two cool guys wearing spectacles–a casual hexapod with a very long tail, and a baseliner dressed in the height of sketchbook fashion. Inked with the TWSBI Eco. (Another venture into the deeper workings of both the New Scanner and the … Continue reading

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politics

On the eve of the political conventions, just a reminder that this blog supports the candidate everyone can agree on. (Image via Pinterest. )

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