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animal week: the african white backed vulture

Or as the Zoo’s website calls him: Vulture, African White Backed.  In this shot, he is looking right at you, which is hard to catch.  Vultures have magnificent profiles, and they always seem to give you their best side. Vultures … Continue reading

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mammoth good advice

Spent the productive part of the day at the county fair, where I saw a cartoon mammoth and read some nicely lettered good advice.   The two were not connected, but I feel the mammoth would agree with the sign’s … Continue reading

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read a complete comic! and more good stuff coming

Thank you, blogskateers, for being so patient while I got some stuff sorted out over the last few days. Now we have good news: a project completed (see below) two fun new projects in the sketchbooks I might be tempted … Continue reading

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drawings of jack, inspired by c.c. beck

This is directly relevant to the Big Fourth of July Weekend Event …  a gallery of drawings of Jack Swann/ aka Foursquare, which show his artistic descent from C.C Beck’s Captain Marvel.  The “elevator pitch” for his character design is … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: monumental

(This is the follow up to the last post with the great C.C. Beck art in it, which you really should go back and look at if you haven’t already.  It’s much better than anything an otter could draw.) Iowa, … Continue reading

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cc beck and captain marvel

The major artistic inspiration for Kekionga is the original Fawcett Captain Marvel, and especially the work of C.C. Beck.  So why not spend the weekend with a couple of beautiful Beck drawings of the big Red Cheese, both of which … Continue reading

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mary marvel meets a little monster

The proof of the lineart for a pinup of Iowa as a child wearing a Mary Marvel costume, with the camera newly renamed the Little Monster.  All of my cameras have names, mostly because camera companies refuse to name them, … Continue reading

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work in progress: werewolf librarian

Every so often, a nifty bit of penciling comes along that you are sort of afraid of ruining in the inks– I’ve started taking pictures of these sketches and posting them on line to give them a tiny shot at … Continue reading

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three faces of bud

Here are three little faces of Bud, as requested by the person who is developing a new product for us.  Bud, longterm Kekionga resident, junkyard owner and semi-unwilling participant in a “trained by a Master” superhero origin story, is drawn … Continue reading

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comics panel of the day

I’ll just leave this here for you. Anybody have any idea where this comes from?

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