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Category Archives: comics and cartooning
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
The fifty sketchbook superheroes return with a traditional flying heroine, the awesome Flying Wing. Her costume is a classic Golden Age “girl’s” costume, with a modest chainmail bodice, little skirt, leotard under costume and oversized gauntlets and boots. As a … Continue reading
Immediately before last week’s brief blogging break, we saw the sketchbook sample page for my new fountain pen, a TWSBI Eco broad nib. In contrast, here is the page for the second pen I bought in the same order: another … 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
Pen test! I liked the TWSBI Eco with an Extra Fine nib that I bought last summer, so when the time came to buy more ink this spring, it was easy to throw a broad nibbed TWSBI into my shopping … 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
Ashamed to admit (? maybe ?) that I am having a lot of fun with a fountain pen user group I’ve joined on social media. In exchange for some good advice the members have given me recently, I decided to … Continue reading