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I recently added this TWSBI Eco (turquoise, with a 1.1 stub nib) to my collection. It joins a lime green B nib and two black ones with EF nibs, which have pretty much replaced my old Rotrings as the scritchy-scratchy … Continue reading
Great power comes in small packages– watch out for Micro-Kaiju! He’s a giant monster in a compact form factor: if you trip over him, you may never get up. His design is a tribute to that classic low budget movie … Continue reading
The Queen of the Night is a classic “night flyer”– a flying hero who can see in the dark, takes a bat or a night bird as a costume influence, and is just generally nocturnal. What I like best about … Continue reading
The most obvious of sketchbook superhero duos: Pen and Brush. They are meta almost by definition. Maybe they are artists, calligraphers, or even cartoonists themselves. Or maybe they are self aware drawings? Maybe my sketchbooks themselves are their “city”, the … Continue reading
Number fourteen of the fifty sketchbook superheroes is The Swordswoman. It’s a simple name, but she’s a pretty direct young woman. She has a powerful sword and she knows how to use it, and the old fashioned word “swordswoman” sounds … Continue reading
You are cordially invited to spend the weekend in the palace– your tour guide will be The Royal Lizard. He looks like a monitor of some kind, possibly even a Komodo dragon, but he is most definitely royal. Enjoy your … Continue reading
(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
Erik Walks-on-Air is, of course, a flying hero. In fact, he’s what I think of as a pure flying hero– he doesn’t use technology or magic, and he doesn’t have “flight” as just one item on a list of mighty … Continue reading
Sketchbook Week returns with a new online album of sketchbook drawings of everyone’s favorite retired god. It’s called Anpu’s Album and there are nine cool Anpu portraits there right now. I plan to add more as I either draw or … Continue reading