Category Archives: art and culture

directions

Spent an hour or so yesterday with a brush and sketchpad, drawing directional arrows for an ongoing project.  If you are in need of a distinctly hand-drawn directional arrow, not guaranteed to be completely straight, drop me a line (comment, … Continue reading

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animal world (two quarters)

Animal World. Two Quarters. Pink Elephant. (Count this as a critical success.)

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auto show colors and color names: thank you, ford

Thanks go out to the Ford Motor Company, who once again this year left the Monroney window sticker stuck in the window of every car on their display stand at the Chicago Auto Show.  For those of us who love … Continue reading

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this is not a picture of detroit, michigan

It happened again for the second year in a row.  I was in Chicago (Illinois) for the Chicago Auto Show today, and I took this particular picture with my smartphone.  It’s a perfectly conventional view of the Buick show stand, as … Continue reading

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hulk-ku: thing to do

That Thursday all set. Evening, Hulk go Home Depot. Learn build cupcake stand.

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troll-cat sighting

Now that we’ve determined that in sketchbook world, a three eyed humanoid character is a troll and a three eyed beastie is a troll animal, the current label for Yum Yum Ale (from local artisan brewery Three Floyd’s Brewing) features … Continue reading

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fifty superheroes: number 5 (color special!)

Fifth of the fifty new superheroes from last year’s drawing of the day sketchbooks is Babe the Blue Ox.  I guess she’s called that because she is blue, has horns and hooves, and is strong as an ox.  (And yes, … Continue reading

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my little ??

Best treat name ever. (In one pound “pack leader”size!)  And the intended consumer, my little *dire* wolf.

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black and white and green (and yellow) all over

I’d rather photograph it than eat it. Not a fan of this particular vegetable, but I really like the graphics on the carton, and even the real thing in the package below is pretty photogenic.  ( The Fuji X100T visits … Continue reading

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happy lunar new year!

Happy Year of the Rooster, or Cockerel if you choose, from the Black Chicken and everyone here in Kekionga.  May the Black Chicken lead you to everything you wish, this year and every year. (The Black Chicken of Kekionga is … Continue reading

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