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comics and cartooning

hulk write small poem

Hulk write not-Hulk-ku. About bird. Two robin baby Grow big in summer maple tree. Monday, mother father bird Chase air conditioning man Away from nest. Thursday, everybody gone. (Birds not take long.)

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best of the drawing of the day: portrait of a smith

He may be a smith, or an engineer, or some kind of steampunk technomage.  He could be human or a dwarf or a brownie or a goblin, or some kind of combination of one or more peoples.  With his goggles, … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: naga and hexapod (more twsbi peeps)

One of the most entertaining questions that turns up when drawing people from a highly morphically diverse society as found in the Other Place of the Knotted Rope is “what about clothes?”  If you love inventing and drawing clothes, this … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: pals in specs

Two cool guys wearing spectacles–a casual hexapod with a very long tail, and a baseliner dressed in the height of sketchbook fashion. Inked with the TWSBI Eco. (Another venture into the deeper workings of both the New Scanner and the … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: crewmate or spaceport fixture

  Why shouldn’t the benches in the waiting areas of the interstellar spaceport be in the shape of cool alien animals?  Or, if your large quadrupedal crewmate has a convenient piece of armor on his back and you are relatively … Continue reading

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a new fountain pen and a new scanner

New scanner week continues its exploration of the seemingly long forgotten depths of the Drawing of the Day sketchbooks with an example of a very particular class of DoDs– the New Fountain Pen drawing.  I have shared several of these … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: the new kid (and the new scanner)

Moose: The New Kid’s name is Spencer (everybody calls me Spence), and isn’t that exactly the kind of name a Vulcan kid would pick out if he was trying to fit in?  Also the haircut.  His ears aren’t pointy but … Continue reading

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song of new buffalo

(Three golden rings.) Song of New Buffalo Michigan watermelon, Three golden rings. Raspberries, blueberries, Geep, geep, geep. (A poem from four small photographs taken on a brief trip across the state line to New Buffalo, Michigan: a typical “fruit stand” … Continue reading

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magic boots

I was having a weird morning, so I got out a sumi brush and my pint bottle of generic India ink and painted the toes of my gardening boots.  The pattern is the all over spirals I use in my … Continue reading

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twenty dollar art supply plate

Twenty dollar art supply plate: a phone camera still life. What did I buy at the art supply store in South Bend? Two orange Sharpies, Two small glue sticks, A new kind of eraser to try, 2H leads for my … Continue reading

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