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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
Sleeping off a cold, while the dogs in the kitchen are shredding a dishcloth. (I thought about adding an illustration, but the remains, spread out across an unswept kitchen floor, were not photogenic. Unlike the perpetrators, but I don’t want … 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
Are we breaking the rules already? Because I’m pretty sure High Pockets here is not so much a superhero … Maybe it’s his passing resemblance to that great cartoon bad guy, Sideshow Bob, but I have a feeling HP doesn’t always … Continue reading
(For returning readers: last year, I challenged myself to draw 50 original superheroes in my drawing of the day sketchbook. This year, I am sharing them with you.) Superhero number 6 is The Foxtown Mystery. Named after a local folk … Continue reading
What a difference a week makes, especially in the Midwest in the early spring. Just last Friday, I was trying to photograph the Oscar Meyer Weinermobile. With a phone camera. From a moving car. In a blizzard. I will photograph … Continue reading
Today’s product raises many questions. 1) Why does anyone need a scented notebook? 2) Who imagined what would happen if you crossed a sentient cupcake with a Cyclops? 3) Even if you did cross an imaginary sentient cupcake with an … Continue reading
March snow. The old dog Wanders in a figure eight; Does pretty good job.