Tag Archives: the creative process

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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of wolfsbane and computer data

Botanical drawings and prints can be really beautiful.  These depict a famous plant from folklore and popular culture.  Any lover of the Harry Potter series, remembering that first class in Potions, can answer Professor Snape’s question promptly– monkshood and wolfsbane … Continue reading

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twenty dollar art supply plate

Twenty dollar art supply plate: a phone camera still life. What did I buy at the art supply store in South Bend? Two orange Sharpies, Two small glue sticks, A new kind of eraser to try, 2H leads for my … Continue reading

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