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product of the day

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

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a banner day

Considering moving into the modern world and getting one of those way cool retractable convention banners. The final version will be in full color and look really snappy and polished if I do it right. But before the process gets … Continue reading

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directions

Spent an hour or so yesterday with a brush and sketchpad, drawing directional arrows for an ongoing project.  If you are in need of a distinctly hand-drawn directional arrow, not guaranteed to be completely straight, drop me a line (comment, … Continue reading

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black and white and green (and yellow) all over

I’d rather photograph it than eat it. Not a fan of this particular vegetable, but I really like the graphics on the carton, and even the real thing in the package below is pretty photogenic.  ( The Fuji X100T visits … Continue reading

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the pink lizard of minor illness

I have a cold, so please accept this pink glass lizard.  Extra points if you can tell me where I was when I took its photograph.

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sunday internet image: the big guy

Let’s get back to doing the Sunday internet image thing with a big image of a big guy: the Columbian Mammoth. This painting (?) by Carl Buell really gives you a feeling of what it would be like to walk … Continue reading

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frozen solid in the backyard

Winter Gargoyle: There’s good shootin’ weather, and then there’s deep winter cold with harsh and brittle light, but I couldn’t let the new year advance to much further without a 2017 date on a new photograph.  Here are two from … Continue reading

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welcome to my world

This is the first post from the smol typer, as seen in yesterday’s post.  And what better topic to try out a new blogging tool on than a beautiful four color matchbox label. “The Globe” displays a lot of creative … Continue reading

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old gold

If anybody ever asks you what people mean when they talk about “old gold”, just tell them it’s the color of the gilding in Rapp and Rapp’s marvelous Chicago Theater, built in the 1920s. Pretty sure that’s Apollo and the … Continue reading

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product design for the win

Best product name ever. And of course the logo for Not Poisonous is a photographer in a knickerbocker suit wrestling with a brace of sighthounds. No, I am not the art director at the Vulcan Works. But I wish I … Continue reading

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