Tag Archives: around the studio

the birthday corgi

Today is a very special day: it is our old corgi boy’s 15th birthday.  We can say about him the greatest thing you can say of any of his kind: he is, and has been every single day since we … Continue reading

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candlelight sketchbook

Late last night, while the power was out, I drew for a while by candlelight.  Pentel ColorBrush EF, rather dry, on rather better quality than usual legal pad. (Plus this is the first color test of the New Scanner.)

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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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mismatched mulch

Oops! Some of this mulch is Absolute Black and some is Radiant Black.  Which bags will our neighbors take back?  Or will they combine the two for a subtle, toned effect? Somewhere there is someone who is earning his or … Continue reading

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housewarming break!

That didn’t take long.  The new trees are doing their job and the robins have taken up residence, building one of their trademark sloppy nests. That’s a lot of nest for a new tree.  Better there than on top of … 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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house of blue light

I haven’t entirely moved in to it yet, but I am doing real work here at last. So please have the first official photograph of my New Computer. Photo management, tons of storage, lightning speed, a new format monitor and … Continue reading

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writing ideas and upcoming on the blog

This Indian matchbox  label is my new major inspiration for the Angel/Devil project. (I think the Devil’s horn rimmed glasses are definitely going to do this sometimes.) Since I have a word processor now, but still no scanner and no … Continue reading

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dire action corgi!

The electrifying combination of a new computer and new photo management software* means a chance to look at some of the photographs that have been accumulating around the studio over the last few months.  So here’s a shot of the … Continue reading

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first post from the new computer: under the sea

The new computer is up and running, and here’s the first post from it.  Versions of Windows may come and versions of Windows may go, but the one constant is that they always include that lowest common denominator of digital … Continue reading

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