Tag Archives: the creative process

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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moab: page 13

This is the one page of the whole comic we call Moab that has a (partial) panel border.  Why?  I have absolutely no idea.  It was in the scribble breakdown and I meticulously added it to the finished page without … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: such a small wolf

We don’t usually see a lot of werewolves (or werewolf-like beings) in their midrange transitional forms in these sketchbooks.  A respectable Kekionga werewolf is either in the skin (or a 10% wolf “sharptooth” shape ) or in the fur, and … Continue reading

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french translation

According to Menards, that’s French for “lawnmower”. With the recycling can, the Black Car, our 1996 Geo Prizm, and an excuse to play with Pixlr and try to achieve the true old school Instamatic look.  There was no good way … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day- teen!anpu

So how can an Egyptian god (Retired) be a teenager?  Anpu of Kekionga is Anubis, the Egyptian god of the dead, more or less, and he is usually drawn with the physique of a big man in his late prime, … Continue reading

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saddle bison

Unlike the bat, the bison is an animal that actually can be ridden in real life. It’s a natural carousel animal and the Kekionga carousel probably has several. Here are some reference carousel bison I have collected, both classic and … Continue reading

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the cubic grocery store

While I figure out how to organize my Olympic posts and also allow the resident IT guy to solve the internet problems, here are two more shots from the Polaroid Cube in one of my favorite settings for it, the … Continue reading

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saddle bat

I’m idly designing a carousel for Kekionga. I’m pretty sure it will include this oversized, and well trained, bat. Any other suggestions?

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best of the drawing of the day: pretty good dragons (hurg)

“Hurg is a prizewinning Roughcoat Trollshaw Monitor.  What’s the prize?  A live goat, if she could catch it.  She caught it.” I bet she did.  Hurg looks like she would make short work of a goat.  Please note, however, that … Continue reading

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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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