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directions

Spent an hour or so yesterday with a brush and sketchpad, drawing directional arrows for an ongoing project.  If you are in need of a distinctly hand-drawn directional arrow, not guaranteed to be completely straight, drop me a line (comment, … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: the observation unit

“Got no idea what’s going on here,” the cartoonist said cheerfully, not bothered in the least to have drawn a scientist-type character looking out from a picture frame set into the side of a large Mysterious Animal (or possibly a … Continue reading

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fifty superheroes: number 5 (color special!)

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

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long lost mystery art from the center of a pile

Knocked over a big pile of “miscellaneous”  in the corner of the studio today, and found this almost finished page of inked Sparky the Dog pencils.  It’s a splash from a minicomic, but I honestly don’t remember the project, the … Continue reading

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fifty superheroes: number 4

Because why can’t a (flying) monkey be a princess?  And a superhero? There’s no reason why not!  The Monkey Princess is a tough fighter, with her chainmail mini dress and metal face protector, but her magical wings are as fluffy … Continue reading

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what a character *she* is

Drawing in my lap: the final design for the Monster Hunter character in my current story. The regular cast are looking pretty chibi, but she is the chibi-est.

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fifty superheroes: number 3

Number three in our cavalcade of fifty sketchbook superheroes is the second Speedy.  The “Speedy” collective is made up of fat people who are powerful speedsters.  (The numbers are based on the order of their public appearance.) Presumably their powers … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: coffee squatch

Today’s entry is called “Coffee Squatch”.  It is a drawing of a sasquatch drinking coffee.  Not really much to say about that, except that it is yet another example of how a cup of coffee is a great prop.  Usually … Continue reading

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fifty superheroes: number two

Let’s get this super party well started with a second post in a row from the Fifty Superheroes from the Sketchbook files. Kalmak, as noted on the original drawing, is an Alien Hero.  In fact, he’s almost certainly an Alien … Continue reading

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fifty superheroes: number one

Last year, I decided to add a little something extra to my drawing of the day project in the second half of the year, and challenged myself to draw 5o new superheroes, complete with name, costume, and some kind of … Continue reading

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