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Spent the productive part of the day at the county fair, where I saw a cartoon mammoth and read some nicely lettered good advice. The two were not connected, but I feel the mammoth would agree with the sign’s … Continue reading
(The Incredible Hulk is in my kitchen, making caramelized onions and writing poetry.) Hulk magic skillet: Onions disappear, make brown taste delicious. Hulk learn new word today: umami.
The most obvious of sketchbook superhero duos: Pen and Brush. They are meta almost by definition. Maybe they are artists, calligraphers, or even cartoonists themselves. Or maybe they are self aware drawings? Maybe my sketchbooks themselves are their “city”, the … Continue reading
Regular readers of this blog know that Twilight Beasts (“exploring the magnificent world of lost Pleistocene beasts”) is one of our favorite Other Blogs. All Pleistoscene beasts, from dire wolves to Nebraska camels, are aces in my book, and many … Continue reading
This blog was deeply saddened last night to hear of the passing of Martin Landau, that most elegant of genre (and non genre) actors. And this blogger is not ashamed to admit that she had a long term crush on … Continue reading
Number fourteen of the fifty sketchbook superheroes is The Swordswoman. It’s a simple name, but she’s a pretty direct young woman. She has a powerful sword and she knows how to use it, and the old fashioned word “swordswoman” sounds … Continue reading
It is, as they say, an ill wind that blows no one any good. A broken tooth and an emergency dental appointment can lead to a free afternoon and an unexpected trip to the old Cinemark. There were an alarming … Continue reading
Thank you, blogskateers, for being so patient while I got some stuff sorted out over the last few days. Now we have good news: a project completed (see below) two fun new projects in the sketchbooks I might be tempted … Continue reading
You are cordially invited to spend the weekend in the palace– your tour guide will be The Royal Lizard. He looks like a monitor of some kind, possibly even a Komodo dragon, but he is most definitely royal. Enjoy your … Continue reading
On the fourth of July I went out to photograph the sky and stayed out long enough to see the first fireworks.