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comics and cartooning

what a character *she* is

Drawing in my lap: the final design for the Monster Hunter character in my current story. The regular cast are looking pretty chibi, but she is the chibi-est.

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fifty superheroes: number 3

Number three in our cavalcade of fifty sketchbook superheroes is the second Speedy.  The “Speedy” collective is made up of fat people who are powerful speedsters.  (The numbers are based on the order of their public appearance.) Presumably their powers … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: coffee squatch

Today’s entry is called “Coffee Squatch”.  It is a drawing of a sasquatch drinking coffee.  Not really much to say about that, except that it is yet another example of how a cup of coffee is a great prop.  Usually … Continue reading

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fifty superheroes: number two

Let’s get this super party well started with a second post in a row from the Fifty Superheroes from the Sketchbook files. Kalmak, as noted on the original drawing, is an Alien Hero.  In fact, he’s almost certainly an Alien … Continue reading

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fifty superheroes: number one

Last year, I decided to add a little something extra to my drawing of the day project in the second half of the year, and challenged myself to draw 5o new superheroes, complete with name, costume, and some kind of … Continue reading

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in the margins

Some pretty elaborate marginalia (in other words, doodles) from a page of notes.  From the top: tiny doodle person, androgynous character with a monocle, fancy scribble fish. As (almost) always: Zebra Sarasa gel pen (0.7) in “porto” on cheap yellow … Continue reading

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the best of the drawing of the day: whiteclaw the sphynx

On a bitter cold winter day,  nothing could be cozier than imagining that you have a thick, soft, fluffy fur coat like Whiteclaw up there.  Makes you warm just to look at him.  Sketchbook sphynxes aren’t usually quite so long … Continue reading

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the drawing of the day– last and first

The last drawing of the day of 2016, and the first of 2017.  The drawing of the day project started out as a New Year’s resolution I made in the last hours of 2007, to make a finished inked drawing … Continue reading

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hulk poem two mango

(Not a Hulk-ku.) Hulk write poem two mango. Hulk like fruit. Like fruit word too. Hulk have mango. Hulk have two mango. Hulk have mangos. Or Hulk have mangoes. Word book say “both correct”. This Hulk kind spelling.

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best of the drawing of the day: one kind of ghost

“This is not the kind of ghost that cares whether you believe in ghosts or not.” There are a lot of kinds of ghosts in sketchbook world, but I think the ones that share this opinion are in the majority. … Continue reading

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