Category Archives: art and culture

placemat drawing: ballpoint menagerie

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

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save the phone doodles, again!

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

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movie time at the cinemark: logan

(Welcome back.  This would have been posted yesterday except I was participating in the Day Without a Woman.) It has been a very long time since I have read an X-Men comic, and almost as long since I have seen … Continue reading

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a pretty good dragon before … and after

Making a “Pretty Good Dragons” minicomic this week.  This series, for those who haven’t run across it before, is a commentary on the relationship between people and their pets.  Except the pets are dragons.  The PGD cartoons almost always start … Continue reading

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spring in indiana

This can be the real Indiana where I live, or Kekionga’s Indiana of the Mind, whichever you prefer.  Or is there really any difference? Early spring walk with Kilo-Macro.  One of my goals this year was to pay more attention … Continue reading

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naga with a paczhi

Celebrating fifty years of so of not going to New Orleans for Mardi Gras, and probably about 15 or twenty of not going to Carnival at Rio, so have a Naga with a Paczhi.   (I may have actually taught … Continue reading

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yesterday in football talk

It’s no secret around here that we love the football.  Not the American gridiron kind that’s becoming more and more problematic to support with every year that passes, but the original kind as played by folks in short pants and … Continue reading

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camera bag love

Feeling a fair amount of love for my new camera bag tonight after its first successful outing earlier in the day. Cool things about my new camera bag: Bought it cheap on sale in the hunting department at the local … Continue reading

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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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