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best of the drawing of the day: portrait of a smith

He may be a smith, or an engineer, or some kind of steampunk technomage.  He could be human or a dwarf or a brownie or a goblin, or some kind of combination of one or more peoples.  With his goggles, … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: naga and hexapod (more twsbi peeps)

One of the most entertaining questions that turns up when drawing people from a highly morphically diverse society as found in the Other Place of the Knotted Rope is “what about clothes?”  If you love inventing and drawing clothes, this … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: pals in specs

Two cool guys wearing spectacles–a casual hexapod with a very long tail, and a baseliner dressed in the height of sketchbook fashion. Inked with the TWSBI Eco. (Another venture into the deeper workings of both the New Scanner and the … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: crewmate or spaceport fixture

  Why shouldn’t the benches in the waiting areas of the interstellar spaceport be in the shape of cool alien animals?  Or, if your large quadrupedal crewmate has a convenient piece of armor on his back and you are relatively … Continue reading

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a new fountain pen and a new scanner

New scanner week continues its exploration of the seemingly long forgotten depths of the Drawing of the Day sketchbooks with an example of a very particular class of DoDs– the New Fountain Pen drawing.  I have shared several of these … Continue reading

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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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playing the guitar

In the companion piece to yesterday’s post, Shelley is playing the guitar in one of the student hangouts on the Moraine Avenue stroll. Is she the one who wrote the Coffee Song?

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drawing of the day in photographs

Scanner malfunction!  So have a drawing of the day post in the form of a photograph.  There’s a bit of wide angle lens distortion that I think rather suits the subject. Call this “Today I Drew a Tapir (More or … Continue reading

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drawing of the day color special: ghost crocus jessie

Yesterday’s story about Kekionga’s ghost crocuses, and the way they grow wild in the lawns of the oldest houses in town, made me think about Jessie.  She may or may not be a ghost herself, and she lives in a … Continue reading

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words and pictures 1: the articulate toe exemption

The Claw/Paw/Articulate Toe Exemption: Any student with a variant body form that involves his or her feet, including, but not limited to, the possession of claws, paws or articulate toes, may apply to be excused from wearing official footwear or … Continue reading

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