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a banner day

Considering moving into the modern world and getting one of those way cool retractable convention banners. The final version will be in full color and look really snappy and polished if I do it right. But before the process gets … Continue reading

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pencil snippets

With the new story in the final stages, here are a couple of snippets from the pencils. Above, Pounce and the Black Chicken. Below, Jessie.

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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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in the margins

Some pretty elaborate marginalia (in other words, doodles) from a page of notes.  From the top: tiny doodle person, androgynous character with a monocle, fancy scribble fish. As (almost) always: Zebra Sarasa gel pen (0.7) in “porto” on cheap yellow … Continue reading

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suddenly, a monster hunter appears

Here’s a first look at a new character for this year’s Oh Comics! story to debut at SPACE in the spring.  This is a themed anthology and this year’s theme is Monsters.  So, “Monsters of Kekionga”, and therefore, a visiting … Continue reading

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thanksgiving and arts and crafts

Happy (American) Thanksgiving*!  I have made you a traditional Thanksgiving art/craft, the handprint turkey.  The conventional media for this form are construction paper, wax crayon and white glue, but this one is executed in brush pen over pencil on yellow … Continue reading

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placemat turtleneck

A autumnal beastie in turtleneck, lunchtime today. Vintage filter for a groovy parchment look.

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sketchbook snapshot (and thoughts on inktober)

I decided to participate in Inktober this year, and already, here on October 4th, the results have been interesting. Inktober is one of those internet art challenges where people attempt to do or accomplish something over the course of a … Continue reading

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ferociously realistic (part 5/5)

When Iowa showed Suki her phone camera shots, Suki looked at them for a long time.   “I’m not sure,” she said, “whether the spectacles ruin it or not.” “But the collar and tie just make it more so,” said … Continue reading

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first appearance

This is one of the most interesting thing that can happen in the drawing of the day project. A little figure in a random drawing can start to grow, and a few days later the familiar 7×10 hardcover spiral sketchbook … Continue reading

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