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Every so often, a nifty bit of penciling comes along that you are sort of afraid of ruining in the inks– I’ve started taking pictures of these sketches and posting them on line to give them a tiny shot at … 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
Participating in an interesting discussion about “old school” natural media art supplies elsewhere on the interwebs. To many of the participants (the younger ones, I assume) these tools were as obsolete as buggy whips. Over here, not so much. I … Continue reading
A glimpse inside my latest project, a minicomic flip book that both reprints my very first story and a later, extended canon version, and acts as sort of a meditation on the relationship between the two stories and Kekionga today, … 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
(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
Here are three little faces of Bud, as requested by the person who is developing a new product for us. Bud, longterm Kekionga resident, junkyard owner and semi-unwilling participant in a “trained by a Master” superhero origin story, is drawn … Continue reading
I’ll just leave this here for you. Anybody have any idea where this comes from?
Best pet ever? This guy definitely thinks so. Tangle is certainly a complicated pet, and there’s one thing I can say for sure: he’s definitely not easy to draw. There is more whiteout on this drawing than I am normally … Continue reading
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