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This one has an obvious inspiration: the wonderful ballet drawings of Edward Gorey, specifically the story called The Gilded Bat. I could not be less interested in the ballet myself, but these drawings always make me wish I was, and … Continue reading
The fifty sketchbook superheroes return with a traditional flying heroine, the awesome Flying Wing. Her costume is a classic Golden Age “girl’s” costume, with a modest chainmail bodice, little skirt, leotard under costume and oversized gauntlets and boots. As a … Continue reading
Fifth of the fifty new superheroes from last year’s drawing of the day sketchbooks is Babe the Blue Ox. I guess she’s called that because she is blue, has horns and hooves, and is strong as an ox. (And yes, … Continue reading
My friend Paul Sizer designed a superhero called The Snowflake recently as an art exercise. (Or is it just Snowflake? I’ll have to look again. Minor fail of either memory or paying attention. These details are important in superheroics.) I was … Continue reading
Phone camera forays into the floral departments are a winter refuge for a ‘tog who like flowers. It’s no garden macro, but we will take what we can get. Here’s the original crop-and-edit from this afternoon at the discount store, … Continue reading
Are you feeling festive yet? Maybe these discounted holiday cookies at the home improvement store will help. They are certainly festive! It says so right there.
(Our traditional Christmas Episode …) “And they’re ours. Rudolph and the Grinch belong to everybody. But the Christmas Wolves are Kekionga’s.” Nobody had much to say to that . And so there, Iowa thought. Logic, mythic or otherwise, was one … Continue reading
(The discussion Kekionga’s official Christmas story continues in part 4 of the Christmas Episode.) “My guess,” said another voice, deep and with some kind of weird lilting accent Iowa could never quite identify, “is that the historical models were almost … Continue reading
(Every traditional Christmas story is open to debate …) Clap. Clap. Clap. Iowa heard the “slow clap” applause behind her and didn’t even have to turn around to know who it was. “Very nice, Ms. Ginsberg. Well done. You’re certainly … Continue reading