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One of the jobs I’ve always wanted is color namer. Somebody has to name all those hipster clothing colors, all those hundreds and thousands of nearly identical paint colors on those little chip cards, and especially the ever-cool names of … Continue reading
For anyone who gets mildly annoyed by trends in color, and perhaps gets even more annoyed with “rose gold” everything, saying “rose gold” is an artificial concept … I recommend a walk through a garden of faded hydrangeas on a … Continue reading
(In celebration of the holiday, please enjoy a “rerun” of A Cartoonist in Kekionga’s classic Halloween Episode, “This Halloween in Kekionga” originally posted on this date in 2015 …) You know that guy who lives in the double house down in … Continue reading
Iowa: Suki Halloo is the best photographer I know. If I had to guess, it’s because she always has a camera with her, and she takes an awful lot of pictures. (Practice is how you develop any kind of skill.) … Continue reading
I honestly don’t know what to do with myself after having spent the last 12 days enjoying an absorbing new hobby called “checking the Royal Mail package tracking website five times a day trying to figure out when my important … Continue reading
Stakes: bamboo Coffee can; could use brick. I found this poem in my pocket. At least it seems like a poem. The doodles could be illustrations, or maybe they aren’t. I used a brick.
From Iowa’s Daybook: “I was walking home from Corby at dusk with Gale, and we stopped at Sunset Point. The weather has been weird lately and we have been getting these incredible colorful sunsets. Today there were these strange looking … Continue reading
American Chinese buffet restaurants are famous for their eccentric decorations. Our local recently installed this eclectic display above the sushi counter, featuring two large green and brown ceramic planters with elephants at each end, filled with mysterious containers (one was … Continue reading
Yesterday, I posted some photographs of three of my cameras. (This is the photographic equivalent of the movie musical where the characters decide to put on a show). Today I was planning to show you some art references for comics … Continue reading