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the last day of inktober

It happened last week, of course, but I finished the October drawing challenge called Inktober in what felt like pretty good style on Halloween, with this drawing of Werewolf! Murphy and Vampire! Mr. (more properly Count) Spit. ( I actually … Continue reading

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sketchbooks in the wild

(This is the first of a series of posts set in, or connected with, the great city of Chicago.) Did you ever wonder where sketchbooks come from?  For me, at least, they usually come from a major online dealer, arriving … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: hidden

This one of my favorites (so far) of the special drawings of the day I’m doing as part of the Inktober project on the Internet.  This is a project that challenges artists to make a finished drawing in ink every … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: a soup wolf, a romantic poet, and a spider god

Back to the sketchbook for another Drawing of the Day.  Remember that most of these are unplanned, more or less automatic drawings, which means that if you don’t think they quite make sense, don’t come to me looking for an … Continue reading

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minicomics monday: moab page 1

It’s a random Monday at the end of summer, so let’s read a minicomic.  I’ll be posting it page by page over the next week or so, with creator commentary.  If you’re not already familiar with my work, this may … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: the man in the moon

I drew the Man in the Moon.  This is probably my favorite drawing in the Lost Sketchbook* and so it’s a good one to post at the end of the retrospective and promise you that the Best of the Drawing … Continue reading

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the best of the drawing of the day: a meditative hexapod

I  started a new drawing of the day sketchbook today– it is number 38 in a series, if you can believe it.  This drawing is from #36.  As far as the blog is concerned, the second half of #36 and … Continue reading

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candlelight sketchbook

Late last night, while the power was out, I drew for a while by candlelight.  Pentel ColorBrush EF, rather dry, on rather better quality than usual legal pad. (Plus this is the first color test of the New Scanner.)

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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: 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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