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Well, that was unexpected. Around the Internet, some cartoonists and artists are celebrating “Mermay” with a month of drawings of mermaids and mer-people of all kinds. I don’t generally do challenges of this kind (except Inktober, which I did last … Continue reading
Heroes ten and eleven are the first superteam in the Fifty Superheroes Universe. (Which is apparently a thing.) The Venn Siblings are pretty clearly in the “Wonder Twin” class: a pair of sibs whose individual powers combine to create effects … Continue reading
I’m personally not 100% sure that everything’s OK. But if you can’t believe a tree stump, a pile of wood chips, some rocks and some dandelions, a set of wrought iron lawn furniture, and a purple house with matching garage, … Continue reading
We’re back from last week’s blogging hiatus with a brushwork drawing of the day that’s appropriate for the season. I was never much for dates and dances when I was that age, but maybe if I’d met someone a little … Continue reading
Every group (collection, legion, league, pack) of superheroes has a flying hero called “The Angel”. Its sort of a requirement. This guy is probably using the name ironically– his feathered, taloned , birdlike body hardly resembles the pretty-pretty take on … Continue reading
Do you have a story with a science fiction bent? Do you need some little psychic beings? Here, I made these for you. You can tell they are psychic beings by their big bald heads with dramatic veins and brain … Continue reading
Are we breaking the rules already? Because I’m pretty sure High Pockets here is not so much a superhero … Maybe it’s his passing resemblance to that great cartoon bad guy, Sideshow Bob, but I have a feeling HP doesn’t always … Continue reading
Related to the phone doodle is the solo, improvised placemat drawing, usually executed with an everyday notebook pen rather than actual art supplies. A hard little ballpoint like one of my favorite Pilot Better Retractable yields strange results, particularly on … Continue reading
A Cartoonist in Kekionga is on a quest to save the great American phone doodle. I’ve been on the phone a lot recently and here are three of the current crop. Media: Zebra Sarasa 0.7 “Porto” on cheap yellow legal … Continue reading